National Wildlife Refuge Association

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Date registered: June 15, 2012

Latest posts

  1. President Obama Visits Florida Everglades to Speak Out About Climate Change — April 22, 2015
  2. New National Wildlife Refuge Established to Protect Some of Appalachia’s Rarest Places — April 22, 2015
  3. Portland-Vancouver Metropolitan Area are Next to Receive $1 million in Additional Funding for Urban Wildlife Conservation Program — April 21, 2015
  4. Why Today’s Bi-State Sage-Grouse Decision is an Encouraging Sign — April 21, 2015
  5. Tigers for Tigers Summit Full of Passion and Excitement — April 21, 2015

Most commented posts

  1. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Bans GMOs and Neonicotinoid Insecticides — 6 comments
  2. Mike Boylan Hired as Regional Representative for Region 7 — 5 comments
  3. Annual Christmas Bird Count — 5 comments
  4. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Signs Record of Decision for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge — 5 comments
  5. Refuge Week, a Great Success! — 4 comments

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President Obama Visits Florida Everglades to Speak Out About Climate Change

In his first-ever visit to the Florida Everglades, President Obama today marked the occasion with an Earth Day speech about the need to address climate change. National Wildlife Refuge Association President David Houghton had a front-row seat for the speech, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2015/04/president-obama-visits-florida-everglades-to-speak-out-about-climate-change/

New National Wildlife Refuge Established to Protect Some of Appalachia’s Rarest Places

Just in time for Earth Day, a new national wildlife refuge has been added to the Refuge System! Mountain Bogs National Wildlife Refuge has been formally established on 39 acres in the Southern Appalachian Mountains of eastern Tennessee and western …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2015/04/new-national-wildlife-refuge-established-to-protect-some-of-appalachias-rarest-places/

Portland-Vancouver Metropolitan Area are Next to Receive $1 million in Additional Funding for Urban Wildlife Conservation Program

This afternoon at the Intertwine Alliance Spring Summit, Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Dan Ashe announced that the National Wildlife Refuges of the Portland-Vancouver Metropolitan Area will receive an additional $1 million in annual funding to reach new …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2015/04/portland-vancouver-metropolitan-area-are-next-to-receive-1-million-in-additional-funding-for-urban-wildlife-conservation-program/

Why Today’s Bi-State Sage-Grouse Decision is an Encouraging Sign

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced that a sub-population of greater sage-grouse found only in California and Nevada does not require protection under the Endangered Species Act. Big deal, right? Actually, yes. While this decision only concerns the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2015/04/why-todays-bi-state-sage-grouse-decision-is-an-encouraging-sign/

Tigers for Tigers Summit Full of Passion and Excitement

What do you get when you combine wild tigers and a bunch of smart, passionate college students? A whole lot of “potential to take tiger conservation outside its box and into game-changing new territory,” said author and conservationist Judy Mills, …

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The Land and Water Conservation Fund Vital in the Face of Climate Change

President Obama will be traveling to the Everglades on Wednesday to make an Earth Day announcement about efforts to combat climate change and sea level rise at four landscapes throughout the nation. While his message focuses on parks in honor …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2015/04/the-land-and-water-conservation-fund-vital-in-the-face-of-climate-change/

Celebrating Continental Cooperation for Wildlife in San Diego

Last week, the Trilateral Committee for Wildlife and Ecosystem Conservation and Management held its 20th annual meeting to promote cooperation between Canada, Mexico, and the United States. The leaders of the three nations’ wildlife agencies convened this year at San Diego …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2015/04/celebrating-continental-cooperation-for-wildlife-in-san-diego/

762 Acres Added to Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, with help from the National Wildlife Refuge Association, recently established the Mascoma River Division of the Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge in Canaan, New Hampshire. The 762-acre conservation easement was acquired …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2015/04/762-acres-added-to-silvio-o-conte-national-fish-and-wildlife-refuge/

Community Give – a 24-Hour Day of Giving

May 5 is the Fredericksburg Community Give, a 24-hour day of giving for the region in and around Fredericksburg, VA, and this year, the National Wildlife Refuge Association is among the nonprofit recipients of this generosity, thanks to board member …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2015/04/community-give-may-5/

Three Reasons We Love Refuge System Friends and Volunteers

It’s National Volunteer Week! We appreciate and thank all of the Friends and volunteers of the National Wildlife Refuge System – wildlife refuges simply wouldn’t be the same without them.  More than 36,000 individuals volunteer their time to the Refuge …

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