Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge – Nanticoke Unit Easements

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A partnership between the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and Chesapeake Conservancy has led to the permanent protection of 155 acres of land as part of the Nanticoke Unit of Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge. Funding was made possible … Continued

Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge Waterfowl Cam

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The Friends of Blackwater have launched a new Waterfowl Cam located at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge (BNWR). The camera is a pan-tilt-zoom streaming video cam with a microphone and is installed on a dike within man-made freshwater ponds at the … Continued

Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge Expansion

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A recent expansion of Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge includes 410 acres of forest and wetland habitat that is important for birds and other wildlife. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) acquired the properties from The Nature Conservancy. The expansion … Continued

Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge Expansion

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The U.S. Department of the Interior recently announced that Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) has received approval to acquire 758 acres for $2.235 million. The funding was among nearly $6.5 million in expenditures from the Migratory Bird Conservation Fund to … Continued