Date: 12/26/18 5:50 pm
From: Kai Frueh <kaifrueh2...>
Subject: [obol] Re: Shutdown-related closures at valley refuges
Hi Joel and all,
I was not aware of the refuges being closed and was at Finley this evening
- no gates closed on the main Finley Road and was able to access all the
main birding areas. HQ is probably closed, but did not check if it was.
Good birding,

Kai Frueh
Coravallis, OR

On Wed, Dec 26, 2018, 3:35 PM <clearwater...> wrote:

> According to a posting from the Friends of William L. Finley NWR facebook
> group:
> "Due to the government shutdown, office buildings, gates and trailheads
> will be closed until further notice."
> This includes the gated portion of Finley (Refuge) Rd., and the Snag Boat
> Bend Annex.
> Presumably similar measures will be taken at Baskett Slough NWR and Ankeny
> NWR (though I'm guessing that state- and county-maintained roads through
> those refuges will remain open).
> I was surprised to see that the parking area at Tualatin River NWR was
> still open on Christmas Eve, though the visitor center was closed.
> For more information on how different federal agencies will be
> implementing shutdown contingency plans see:
> --
> Joel Geier
> Camp Adair area north of Corvallis

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