National Wildlife Refuge Association

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Date registered: June 15, 2012

Latest posts

  1. Coastal and Partners for Fish and Wildlife Programs are Economic Engines — April 22, 2014
  2. Earth Day on Refuges — April 16, 2014
  3. Friends and Partners on the Hill for Public Witness Day — April 11, 2014
  4. Eradication of Invasive Species on Midway Atoll NWR — April 4, 2014
  5. Getting Kids Outside — April 2, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Ron Cole Hired as New Conservation Programs Western Program Manager — 3 comments
  2. Texas Refuges Brace for Oil — 2 comments
  3. Passing of a Dear Friend to NWRA and the Refuge System — 2 comments
  4. Friends and Partners on the Hill for Public Witness Day — 2 comments
  5. Top 12 Developments Affecting the Refuge System in 2013 — 1 comment

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Coastal and Partners for Fish and Wildlife Programs are Economic Engines

Today, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service released a first-ever report analyzing the economic impact of two important programs devoted to innovative conservation partnerships with private landowners: the Partners for Fish and Wildlife and Coastal programs. Restoration Returns shows that …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2014/04/coastal-and-partners-for-fish-and-wildlife-programs-are-economic-engines/

Earth Day on Refuges

Every year on April 22, we celebrate the environment, and our home – Planet Earth. The Story Behind Earth Day In 1970, the Beatles released their last album, Richard Nixon was President, and a war raged in Vietnam. Few, if …

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Friends and Partners on the Hill for Public Witness Day

Yesterday, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies, hosted “Public Witness Day” where two members of Friends groups, and one rancher were among those who testified in support of increased funding for the National Wildlife Refuge System. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2014/04/friends-and-partners-on-the-hill-for-public-witness-day/

Eradication of Invasive Species on Midway Atoll NWR

Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge in the Pacific Ocean is home to more than 3 million seabirds. This includes 1.5 millions Laysan albatrosses, which is 65 percent of the global population, making it the world’s largest Laysan albatross colony. Why …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2014/04/eradication-of-invasive-species-on-midway-atoll/

Getting Kids Outside

Late last month, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell issued a Secretarial Order to significantly expand recreational, educational, volunteer, and career opportunities for millions of youth and veterans on the nation’s public lands. In plain English, she’s pushing to engage …

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Secretary Receives Support for Decision on Izembek

This past December, Secretary Sally Jewell announced her decision to reject a land swap that would authorize building a road through designated Wilderness in the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge. Her decision, based on sound science, supports the recommendations made by …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2014/03/secretary-receives-support-for-izembek-decision/

Texas Refuges Brace for Oil

UPDATE 3/26/14: The New York Times is reporting some oiled birds, but that the shipping channel is partially opened. Original Post: As everyone wakes up wondering what the status of our Texas wildlife refuges is in the wake of the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2014/03/texas-refuges-brace-for-oil/

Lee County and ‘Ding’ Darling Wildlife Society complete acquisition of historic Woodring property on Sanibel Island

Celebrations are in order for the J. N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge today with acquisition of the 6.5 acre Woodring property on Sanibel Island! Thanks to the very hard work of Lee County in Florida and the “Ding” Darling Wildlife …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2014/03/lee-county-and-ding-darling-wildlife-society-complete-acquisition-of-historic-woodring-property-on-sanibel-island/

Lots to Celebrate in the Refuge System!

Refuge System Turns 111 Happy Birthday to the world’s largest network of lands and waters conserved for wildlife – the National Wildlife Refuge System! Angered at the slaughter of birds for the women’s millinery trade in the late 19th Century, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2014/03/much-to-celebrate-in-the-refuge-system/

Ron Cole Hired as New Conservation Programs Western Program Manager

The Refuge Association is delighted to welcome Ron Cole to the staff as our new Conservation Programs Western Program Manager.  Ron is based in Klamath Falls, Oregon and will manage NWRA’s Beyond the Boundaries work in the western states. “We …

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