Friends of Blackwater and US Fish & Wildlife Service
NWRS Centennial Slide Show

NWRS centennial

March 14, 2003 marked the 100th anniversary of the National Wildlife Refuge System. The United States Congress declared it "The Year of the Wildlife Refuge," and many events were planned throughout the year to celebrate our first century of conservation. Please take a moment to view the slide show and learn more about this amazing system of lands created solely for the sake of wildlife.

  • The Centennial Slide Show contains nine slides:
  • Use the "Back" and "Next" buttons on the bottom of the page
    to navigate through the show once you begin
  • Close this window at any point to end the show

  • Thank you!