St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge Affected By Government Shutdown

By: Danielle Sommerfeld Email
By: Danielle Sommerfeld Email

The St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge in Wakulla County may soon be forced to close due to the government shutdown.

St. Marks Refuge Manager Terry Peacock says, most employees will be furloughed.

A few employees will be designated as 'essential' and will work during the shutdown period.

Peacock says, for now all national wildlife employees should report to work on Monday morning as usual.

And If there is a shutdown, each employee will be given instructions on his or her status.


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  • by Anonymous on Apr 9, 2011 at 04:27 PM
    Put the honor box back up. But the stingy bastads will probably lock the gates. Public lands my ash.
  • by nature lover Location: fl on Apr 9, 2011 at 03:27 PM
    good now fence it off and keep out. the animals are sick of you toooo.
  • by Lip Cheese on Apr 8, 2011 at 04:05 PM
    We are thinking about going ahead and cancelling our AIDS victim meeting next week at the DOE buidling.
    • reply
      by Jan on Apr 8, 2011 at 06:10 PM in reply to Lip Cheese
      You are still an idiot posing as a human.
    • reply
      by ??? on Apr 8, 2011 at 06:42 PM in reply to Lip Cheese
      Gotcha.
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