Documents discussing Oregon and northern California refuges

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Documents discussing Oregon and northern California refuges


  • 1932 - 1935 (Creation)


Letters (Correspondence); Agreements; Maps (documents)

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Documents focus primarily on the destruction of bird nesting sites through the careless practices of the Reclamation Service, including prescribed burning and leasing of land for grazing. Other topics include cooperation between the Reclamation Service and Biological Survey, duck hunting, and recommendations for restoring refuges to ideal nesting conditions. A map of the Klamath Irrigation Project is included.

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William L. Finley Papers, 1899-1946 (MSS Finley); Series 6: Organizations and Issues; Box 8, folder 8: U. S. Department of Interior, agreement between Bureau of Reclamation and Biological Survey, 1935

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