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Fort Niorara, National Wildlife Refuge, October 1995.

Fort Niorara, National Wildlife Refuge, October 1995.

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Written in English


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ContributionsU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
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Open LibraryOL15510080M

Book your hotel in Valentine and pay later with Expedia. Enjoy free cancellation on most hotels. Save big on a wide range of Valentine hotels! Valentine is known for its waterfalls and wildlife. Stay in hotels and other accommodations near Trailhead Park, Valentine City Park, and Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center. Other sights in the area include Borman Bridge.   The fort used to be on this property, but when the buildings were torn down, the area was turned into a wildlife refuge. The Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge is one of the oldest in the.

Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge began as a military post. Its mission today is preserving wildlife habitat. A driving tour reveals prairie dogs, burrowing owls, badgers, upland sandpipers, turtles and other animals. Watch for bison cooling off in the pond, or hike the trail to Fort Falls. Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is 19, acres in size and located 4 miles east of Valentine along the Niobrara River in north-central Nebraska. Fort Niobrara NWR was established by Executive Order in January as a preserve and breeding ground for native birds.

Historical Weather. Below are weather averages from to according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is VALENTINE MILLER AP which is approximately 6 miles away and has an elevation of 2, feet (51 feet higher than Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge). Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge This refuge, originally established to protect bison and other large game animals, lies on the western edge of the east-west ecological transition zone between forest types, and thus has a fine mixture of eastern and western avifauna.


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Fort Niorara, National Wildlife Refuge, October 1995 Download PDF EPUB FB2

Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge is seeking experienced grazing permittees to assist us in the responsible management of Refuge lands in order to better maintain wildlife habitat. The purpose of the grazing program is to utilize this important habitat management tool to promote and enhance native grass and wildflower diversity in the.

The more adventurous visitor can enjoy the Fort Niobrara Wilderness Area on foot or by floating the Niobrara River. Allow hours for a float trip through the Refuge. To help offset the costs of providing visitor services, a small fee of $1 per person is charged for launching on Fort Niobrara NWR.

Chapter 30 of this biographical book by an Army wife describes life for an officer's family at Fort Niobrara in the s "Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge" The website maintained by the U.S.

Fish & Wildlife Service for the Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge "Niobrara National Scenic River". U.S. Department of the nates: 42°53′35″N °28′38″W / °N National Wildlife Refuge. COVID Resources.

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A definite must that only takes 30 minutes max. Outside Valentine Neb, on the Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge is a great walking path down to Fort Falls. Very pretty easily accessible.

But does 4/5(). The Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge is located only a few miles east of Valentine, NE, off of Highway The scenery is second to none and provides a fascinating history paired with educationa 4/ TripAdvisor reviews.

Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge is located in Fort Niorara U.S. state of Nebraska and inclu acres ( km 2).The refuge borders the Niobrara National Scenic River on the west and is managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife tothe Fort Niobrara Military Reservation was located on what later became refuge lands to house a garrison of the U.S.

Cavalry. Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge. Address: 5 mi. E of Valentine US Hwy Valentine, NE Phone: () About. This is home to elk, bison, deer and more than species of birds. A beautiful pine-dotted canyon, featuring many waterfalls, is the favorite 'putting-in' spot for canoeists on the river.

Refuge open year-round. The wildlife refuge offers a very nice visitors center where you can learn about the area and about the history of Fort Niobrara. The area is certainly worth a visit, and another stop to put on. town and surrounding region. Fort Niobrara was closed in acres of the military reservation were set aside as the Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE. This collection consists of records of Fort Niobrara, Nebraska arranged in two series: (1) Official Records on microfilm, and (2) documents and.

Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is 19, acres in size and is located 4 miles east of the city of Valentine along the Niobrara River. The Refuge offers many activities for visitors. Bison, elk, deer, and prairie dogs can be seen along the wildlife drive at all times of the year.

The City of Niobrara offers a modern 9-hole, grass-greens golf course. Campground Notes Niobrara State Park offers beautiful tent camping spots tucked in to the hills overlooking the confluence of the Niobrara and Missouri Rivers. For RVer's Niobrara offers a modern campground complete with amp and amp electrical hookups.

Ft. Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge Annual Narrative Report: Calendar Year Metadata Updated: Octo This annual narrative report for Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge outlines Refuge accomplishments during the calendar year. The report begins with a summary of the year's climatic conditions.

Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is 19, acres in size and located along the Niobrara River in north-central Nebraska. The Refuge is a unique and ecologically important component of the National Wildlife Refuge System (System) which includes over refuges totaling approximately 93 million acres across the United States.

Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is 19, acres in size and located 4 miles east of Valentine along the Niobrara River in north-central Nebraska. Fort Niobrara NWR was established by Executive Order in January as a "preserve and breeding ground for native birds." Its purpose was expanded later that same year to include the.

Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge is located in the U.S. state of Nebraska and inclu acres ( km2). The refuge borders the Niobrara National Scenic River on the west and is managed by the U.S.

Fish and Wildlife Service. From tothe Fort Niobrara Military Reservation was located on what later became refuge lands to house a garrison of the U.S. Cavalry. FORT NIOBRARA NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE Valentine, Nebr.

Narrative Report—Jan.-April, I. General A. Weather Conditions, Month Snowfall Precip. Max. Temp. Min. Temp. Jan. 57 Feb. 69 -5 the refuge on May 5th, His attention was called to the gray color, the.

Site Description: Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge supports exceptional diversity of plants and wildlife representative of the Northern Great Plains and geographic regions east, west, north, and south of there. Six major plant communities converge along the Niobrara River and are situated according to their habitat needs and tolerances.

At Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge, we made the five-minute walk on a gentle trail to the top of Fort Falls.

From there, it’s 60 steps to the base of the falls. The original frontier military fort is now a 19,acre refuge ideal for hiking; birding; and viewing prairie dogs, bison, and elk.

Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge is a park in Nebraska and has an elevation of feet. Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge is southwest of Tyler Falls. The Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge President Theodore Roosevelt set aside the Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge into preserve the land as a breeding area for native birds, and to conserve bison and elk herds like those that once roamed the Great Plains.

A century ago, North America was nearly devoid of wildlife, [ ].Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge. [Washington, D.C.]: U.S.

Fish & Wildlife Service, [] (OCoLC)A second, slightly smaller herd, started with progeny of the first, is on exhibition at Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge near Valentine, Nebraska. The size of these two groups of longhorns maintained by the federal government is held down to the capacity of the available pasturage.