Carol Powell, a volunteer at Hagerman Wildlife Refuge, was able to get back to work Thursday morning after a deal was struck late Wednesday to end the federal government shutdown. The Refuge, along with other national parks across the country, was one of many portions of U.S. government that was shuttered by the 16-day shutdown.

Carol Powell, a volunteer at Hagerman Wildlife Refuge, was able to get back to work Thursday morning after a deal was struck late Wednesday to end the federal government shutdown. The Refuge, along with other national parks across the country, was one of many portions of U.S. government that was shuttered by the 16-day shutdown.