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Protect the Izembek Wildlife Refuge

Action needed by 1, 2010

One of the world's most critically-important resting places for migrating birds is found in the cold-water lagoons and internationally significant wetlands of Izembek National Wildlife Refuge on the Alaskan Peninsula.


Izembek National Wildlife RefugeWe need your help to keep this globally significant wildlife refuge intact.  A road is proposed through Izembek's protected Wilderness. The US Fish and Wildlife Service has begun a planning process to review the proposed land exchange and road project.  Let them know what you think.

Take Action:

Send an email to the US Fish and Wildlife Service by CLICKING HERE.

This is the ONLY opportunity we have to submit our thoughts before it is too late!

Feel free to use this as your text, or change it to something more personal:

Dear EIS Project Coordinator Stephanie Brady,

I would like to urge the US Fish and Wildlife Service to stop the consideration of building a road through the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge.  The construction, use of the road and associated activity, disturbance, and pollution all conflict with the purposes for which the fragile Izembek National Wildlife Refuge was established. 

As an Alaskan, I believe it is of utmost importance to uphold congressionally-designated Wilderness not only in my state but in the rest of the US.  This road would cut right through the heart of the Izembek wilderness and would set a devastating precedent. 

I urge the US Fish and Wildlife Service to protect the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge and its Wilderness by rejecting the land exchange and road corridor.


More Information:

To find out more about the refuge and the US Fish and Wildlife's environmental impact statement process CLICK HERE.

You may also fax or mail your comments to:

Attn:  Stephanie Brady, Project Coordinator
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
1011 East Tudor Rd., MS-231
Anchorage, AK 99503 
(FAX) 907-786-3965 


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