National Wildlife Refuge System

FILE - In this undated photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, an airplane flies over caribou from the Porcupine Caribou Herd on the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in northeast Alaska.The Department of the Interior has approved an oil and gas leasing program within Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The refuge is home to polar bears, caribou and other wildlife. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt signed the Record of Decision, which will determine where oil and gas leasing will take place in the refuge’s coastal plain.  (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service via AP)

Not everything taken from federal lands is gas or oil

The Interior Department is expanding opportunities over 88 wildlife refuges covering more than two million acres. For more on what it takes to make this…

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