Repairs continue at Malheur Wildlife Refuge

NC_refugetour0324_700x394Harney County, Ore. (KGW) — Reporters were given a brief tour of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge Wednesday afternoon as workers and repair crews continue to work on the headquarters building.

The bird sanctuary was taken over by armed intruders on January 2nd in an occupation that lasted 41 days.

Now, most who took over the site are either in jail or confined to home arrest.

Workers say the occupiers overwhelmed the sites relatively fragile septic system, backed up toilets and left human waste in a trench on the site along with several others areas, including roads and paths.

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