USFWS Update, October 2021


Steigerwald Lake NWR

Steigerwald Reconnection Project

Just as the skies turned from blue to gray and the rain started dropping from the clouds lingering above, I arrived at the new parking lot for the Refuge to observe the final fish salvage of the project. As I jumped into my squeaky clean waders and grabbed my raincoat – I realized my arrival and anticipation of what was to come, may be what it will feel like for so many next spring when we reopen…

©USFWS, Park Ranger, Mesha standing with the ramp up to the levee/ new trail behind her