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Summer 2003 FEATURES

A Century of Conserving Wildlife: National Wildlife Refugees in West Virginia
by Ed Henry
National wildlife refuges protect wetland habitat and inhabitants in West Virginia.

When It Comes to Trophy Bass, Sleepy Creek Is Not a Sleeper
by Gerald Lewis
This scenic Eastern Panhandle lake has a reputation for harboring big mouth bass.

Shedding Light on West Virginia's Cave-Dwelling Bats
by Craig Stihler
What you've always wanted to know about the state's diverse populations.

Beautiful Dancers: West Virginia's Dragonflies
by Jennifer Wykle
Though their names are as varied and colorful as their appearance, dragonflies and damseflies have one thing in common--their affinity for water.

Summertime and the Fishing is Easy
by Mike Shingleton
Summer trout fishing is hot in more ways than one.


Field Trip: Potomac Eagle Train

Wildlife Diversity Notebook: Timber Rattlesnake