wildlife refuge http://wgcu.org en Promises Kept: The "Ding" Darling Refuge http://wgcu.org/post/promises-kept-ding-darling-refuge <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge complex represents promises kept: a promise to nature and the earth to preserve and protect its habitat and its inhabitants, and a promise to the American people to make this 8,000-acre sanctuary available for their enjoyment, reflection and education. It is a fragile, carefully orchestrated balancing act. But the result is a true partnership between man and nature that bears the name and the stamp – literally and figuratively -- of an unassuming political cartoonist from Iowa who led the initial charge to save Sanibel Island from unbridled development and exploitation.</span></p><p><strong>Producer/Narrator:</strong> Rod Clarke</p><p><a href="http://video.wgcu.org/video/1876923578"><strong>Watch</strong></a></p><p></p><p> Tue, 06 Oct 2009 13:03:38 +0000 33 at http://wgcu.org Promises Kept: The "Ding" Darling Refuge