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The National Wildlife Refuge Association’s mission is to conserve America’s wildlife heritage for future generations through strategic programs that protect and enhance the National Wildlife Refuge System and the landscapes beyond its boundaries.

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Juvenile Glaucous-winged Gull Izembek National Wildlife Refuge Photo by Kristine Sowl,

Refuge Association Joins Lawsuit to Stop Illegal Land Exchange at Izembek Refuge

Read our press release on The Refuge Association joining a lawsuit to stop the illegal land exchange happening at Izembek National Wildlife Refuge.

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Footage From Save Santa Ana NWR Rally

Our President Geoff Haskett joined other speakers at the Save Santa Ana Rally to speak in opposition to a proposed border wall that would be built across the Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge.

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10 Cities Campaign: Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge

Ask people what comes to mind when they think of Detroit and you get answers like ‘concrete,’ ‘cars,’ and ‘vacant buildings’ so it might come as a surprise that just 20 miles south of Detroit is the Detroit River IWR

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Former DOI Officials Send Letter on Migratory Bird Treaty Act to Secretary Zinke

On Dec 22nd, Secretary Zinke issued guidance to reinterpret one of the oldest and most important conservation laws of our nation – the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) which will have implications on migratory birds. Bipartisan Interior leaders from several …

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