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Nov 19, 2008 - Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge

Today was a very busy day, more so than most of my days off. This morning I had to go to the office to take the annual Ethics Training class along with all employees in the Red River Area. It was presented by an attorney from the Tulsa office of the Corps of Engineers. Employees also came from smaller project offices, such as Waurika and Hugo. The break room was packed. After the training we had our Thanksgiving dinner. There was baked ham, smoked pork loin, stuffing, cranberry sauce, corn, green beans, baked beans, potato salad, relish...

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Aug 2, 2008 - Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge

This morning I drove over near Pottsboro, TX to visit the Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge. It covers 11,320 acres on the Big Mineral Arm of Lake Texoma. It is managed by the Fish and Wildlife Service. They farm 600 acres of milo and corn to feed the birds during cold weather. They also drain the marshes in spring and summer to promote growth of wild millet, sedges and smartweeds. Then the marshes are flooded again in the fall so the ducks can have easy access to food. (www.fws.gov/southwest/refuges/txrefuges.html) This is not the best...

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