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FWS Wildlife Biologist Scott Ralston holds a laughing gull captured during part of the bird rescue on the Gulf Coast.

Fighting the spill

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WINDOM -- Before oil washed up on U.S. coastlines, the director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) had alerted staff throughout the nation to be ready. Their help and expertise would be needed.


Four staff members of the Windom Wetland Management District Office (WWM) have already answered the call.

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