Lake Otis National Wildlife Refuge

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Lake Otis National Wildlife Refuge
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
Map showing the location of Lake Otis National Wildlife Refuge
Map showing the location of Lake Otis National Wildlife Refuge
Location McLean County, North Dakota, USA
Nearest city Ruso, ND
Coordinates 47°48′46″N 100°54′30″W / 47.81278°N 100.90833°W / 47.81278; -100.90833Coordinates: 47°48′46″N 100°54′30″W / 47.81278°N 100.90833°W / 47.81278; -100.90833[1]
Area 320 acres (130 ha)
Governing body U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Lake Otis National Wildlife Refuge is a 320-acre (130 ha) National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in the U.S. state of North Dakota.[2][3] The refuge is an Easement refuge that is entirely 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 Otis NWR from offices at Audubon National Wildlife Refuge.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Otis Lake". 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). Ruso, ND (Map). http://www.topoquest.com/map.php?lat=47.81288&lon=-100.90827&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.