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OAK HARBOR, OH (Toledo News Now) -
been weeks since anyone could visit a national park, including the Ottawa
National Wildlife Refuge. Now the government is running again and employees can
return to their trails.
thought, ‘Well, maybe they will get it figured out by Thursday or Friday at the
latest,' and we'd by back to work and be back to supporting the communities,"
said Jason Lewis, manager of the wildlife refuge.
15 employees at the refuge were furloughed. They say they couldn't have come
back to work at a better time.
phones have been ringing off the hook with inquiries," said Justin Woldt,
manager of the visitor center.
migration just began, and that means big crowds at the park and lots of work to
catch up on.
get] 20-30 hunters a day out on the refuge, waterfowl hunting," Lewis said. "Now
they're able to come back and participate in our waterfowl hunt."
and deer hunting programs were canceled because of the shutdown, along with
do a variety of public programming – guided hikes and guided bus tours," Woldt
said. "Those were all canceled."
the auto tour is back on Sunday. Guests can hop in their cars and explore the
acres of the park normally off limits to the public.