Franklin D. Roosevelt

Executive Order 8160—Establishing Legion Lake Migratory Waterfowl Refuge

June 12, 1939


By virtue of and pursuant to the authority vested in me as President of the United States, it is ordered that all lands owned or controlled by the United States within the following-described area, comprising 1,037.72 acres, more or less, in Mountrail County, North Dakota, be, and they are hereby, reserved and set apart, subject to valid rights, for the use of the Department of Agriculture as a refuge and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife:


T. 151 N., R. 91 W.,
     sec. 19, all;
     sec. 30, lots 1 and 2, NE¼, E½NW¼, and NE¼SW¼;

T. 151 N., R. 92 W.,
     sec. 25, E½NE¼.

It is unlawful for any person to pursue, hunt, trap, capture, willfully disturb, or kill any bird or wild animal of any kind whatsoever within the limits of the refuge, or to enter thereon, except under such rules and regulations as may be prescribed by the Secretary of Agriculture.

This reservation shall be known as the Legion Lake Migratory Waterfowl Refuge.

Signature of Franklin D. Roosevelt

The White House,
June 12, 1939.

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Executive Order 8160—Establishing Legion Lake Migratory Waterfowl Refuge Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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