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Special Photo Essay: Summer @ S.F. Bay National Wildlife Refuge

Snowy egret hunting at Laumeister unit of Don Edwards S.F. Bay NWR. (Aric Crabb/staff)
SAN FRANCISCO BAY NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE

Coming Sunday in Bay Area News Group newspapers — A special photo essay of the San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge by BANG staff photographer Aric Crabb.

Aric uses his keen eye and unique photographic skills to bring you his special views of SUMMER at the S.F. Bay National Wildlife Refuge … the third in a four-part series.

Aric loaned me a few of his photographs so I can show you a special preview of his Sunday SUMMER photos. Be sure and look for more in Sunday’s newspapers!
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Posted on Friday, September 11th, 2009
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Special Photo Essay: Spring @ S. F. Bay National Wildlife refuge

Red-winged blackbird dive bombs a northern harrier (Aric Crabb/staff)
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You definitely don’t want to miss this!
Coming Sunday in Bay Area News Group newspapers — A special photo essay of the San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge

BANG staff photographer Aric Crabb shares his eye for the beauty of nature in SPRING at the S.F. Bay National Wildlife Refuge — second in a four-part series. (The pictures you see here are just a sample!)
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Posted on Friday, June 5th, 2009
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San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge: A special photo essay

Snowy egret landing ( Aric Crabb /Staff)
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In 1974, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service established the San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge, the first urban national wildlife refuge in the country.

Thirty-five years since its inception, the refuge complex is now made up of seven distinct refuges spanning 120 miles and 44,377 acres, from Monterey County to San Pablo Bay. The refuges are home to 18 endangered and threatened species, providing protection to their habitat.

In the next year, a series of beautiful and informative photo essays by Media-News staff photographer Aric Crabb will explore the four seasons of the complex.
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Posted on Thursday, April 30th, 2009
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