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Wildlife refuge lifts its Emergency Heat Closure

The Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge has lifted the Emergency Heat Closure. The refuge is open to normal activities and hours of operation with all standard laws and regulations applying.

Please remember a few safety tips when visiting the refuge during the hotter times of the year: Bring plenty of water; pay attention to weather forecasts; wear loose, light in color clothing that includes a cap or hat, and limit the amount of time you spend outdoors in extreme temperatures.

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