National Wildlife Refuge Association

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Date registered: June 15, 2012

Latest posts

  1. President Calls for Full Funding of Land and Water Conservation Fund — February 4, 2016
  2. We’re Hiring! Rangeland Ecologist/Wildlife Biologist — February 3, 2016
  3. Help Ensure Conservation Remains Part of the Conversation — February 2, 2016
  4. Friends Groups Educate Members of Congress on Wildlife Refuge Issues — January 28, 2016
  5. Leaders of the Malheur Occupation Arrested — January 27, 2016

Most commented posts

  1. An open letter to the American people: Events at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge — 45 comments
  2. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Bans GMOs and Neonicotinoid Insecticides — 8 comments
  3. Dear U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Employees: We Support You! — 6 comments
  4. Annual Christmas Bird Count — 5 comments
  5. Mike Boylan Hired as Regional Representative for Region 7 — 5 comments

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President Calls for Full Funding of Land and Water Conservation Fund

President Obama announced plans to request full funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund in his FY17 budget request.

Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2016/02/president-calls-for-full-funding-of-land-and-water-conservation-fund/

We’re Hiring! Rangeland Ecologist/Wildlife Biologist

Rangeland Ecologist/ Wildlife Biologist Description: This position is part of a collaborative effort between the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program (PFW) and National Wildlife Refuge Association (Refuge Association) to deliver rangeland and wildlife improvements …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2016/02/were-hiring-rangeland-ecologistwildlife-biologist/

Help Ensure Conservation Remains Part of the Conversation

The armed occupation of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge has put a spotlight on the role of public lands in our nation. Attending a town hall meeting or candidate forum is a great way to voice your concerns and hear what elected officials or candidates for office think about public lands.

Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2016/02/help-ensure-conservation-remains-part-of-the-conversation/

Friends Groups Educate Members of Congress on Wildlife Refuge Issues

Attendees shared personal stories to inform lawmakers and their staffers about how federal budget decisions impact individual wildlife refuges and the Refuge System as a whole.

Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2016/01/friends-groups-educate-members-of-congress-on-wildlife-refuge-issues/

Leaders of the Malheur Occupation Arrested

As news unfolds that the leaders of the Malheur occupation have been arrested, and one was killed in a confrontation with police, we are cognizant that occupiers still remain at the refuge, and the standoff is not over.

Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2016/01/leaders-of-the-malheur-occupation-arrested/

Snowzilla Can’t Stop the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Hats off to all the NCTC staff – and other Service staff – who worked around the clock to make sure everyone attending the National Friends Training had a wonderful, if snowy, experience!

Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2016/01/snowzilla-cant-stop-the-u-s-fish-and-wildlife-service/

Dear U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Employees: We Support You!

Below is a letter from the National Wildlife Refuge Association and the Friends of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge to our friends and colleagues at the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. To the Employees of the United States Fish & Wildlife …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2016/01/dear-u-s-fish-wildlife-service-employees-we-support-you/

Winter Wildlife to Watch

Wildlife is still around in winter, and wildlife refuges are great places to spot critters playing in the snow. So grab your coat, mittens and hat to head outside. Here’s who you might see.

Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2016/01/13061/

Visit a Wildlife Refuge for Free in 2016

Included in the fee free days are Presidents Day and the first Sunday of wildlife refuge week. More than 30 wildlife refuges, including Bombay Hook in Del., have an entry fee.

Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2016/01/visit-a-wildlife-refuge-for-free-in-2016/

Students Launch Protect Our Mascots Campaign at College Football National Championship Game

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During tonight’s Clemson vs. Alabama college football national championship game in Gendale, Ariz., thousands of students will form a virtual truce to show solidarity for both teams’ mascots, the tiger and the elephant. The National Tigers for Tigers Coalition, a …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2016/01/students-launch-protect-our-mascots-campaign-at-college-football-national-championship-game/

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