Lake Nettie National Wildlife Refuge

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Lake Nettie National Wildlife Refuge
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
Map showing the location of Lake Nettie National Wildlife Refuge
Map showing the location of Lake Nettie National Wildlife Refuge
Location McLean County, North Dakota, USA
Nearest city Ruso, ND
Coordinates 47°37′14″N 100°59′56″W / 47.62056°N 100.99889°W / 47.62056; -100.99889Coordinates: 47°37′14″N 100°59′56″W / 47.62056°N 100.99889°W / 47.62056; -100.99889[1]
Area 3,055 acres (1,236 ha)
Governing body U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Lake Nettie National Wildlife Refuge is a 3,055-acre (1,236 ha) National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in the U.S. state of North Dakota.[2][3] 2,420 acres (980 ha) of the refuge are public while the remaining 635 acres (257 ha) is an easement on privately owned land, but the landowners and U.S. Government work cooperatively to protect the resources.[4] The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service oversees Lake Nettie NWR from offices at Audubon National Wildlife Refuge.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lake Nettie National Wildlife Refuge". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved February 10, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Annual Report of Lands Under Control of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service" (pdf). U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. September 30, 2010. p. 25. Retrieved February 10, 2014. 
  3. ^ Topoquest (USGS Quads). Lake Nettie, ND (Map). http://www.topoquest.com/map.php?lat=47.61722&lon=-101.01070&datum=nad83&zoom=4. Retrieved February 10, 2014.
  4. ^ "Examples of Conservation Easements". U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Retrieved February 10, 2014. 
  5. ^ "North Dakota National Wildlife Refuges". U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Retrieved February 10, 2014.