National Wildlife Refuge Association

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Date registered: June 15, 2012

Latest posts

  1. New Protections for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge — January 25, 2015
  2. Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge New Visitor Center Grand Opening — January 23, 2015
  3. Refuges Nourish Local Economies — January 13, 2015
  4. Jim Kurth Chosen as New Deputy Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service — January 8, 2015
  5. “WOW”ing Citizens in the Connecticut River Watershed — December 23, 2014

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. Refuge Week, a Great Success! — 4 comments
  5. Ron Cole Shares His Experiences as a Refuge Association Employee — 4 comments

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New Protections for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Today, President Obama announced new protections for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska, and we are thrilled! Read our press release here. In a press release, Secretary of the Department of the Interior Sally Jewell released a new Comprehensive Conservation …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2015/01/new-protections-for-the-arctic-national-wildlife-refuge/

Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge New Visitor Center Grand Opening

This Saturday, January 24, is the grand opening of the new visitor center at Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge in Nevada. National Wildlife Refuge Association’s Western Programs Manager Ron Cole will be in attendance to show our continued support as the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2015/01/pahranagat-national-wildlife-refuge-new-visitor-center-grand-opening/

Refuges Nourish Local Economies

Last year, people flocked to refuges up and down the East Coast as far south as North Carolina’s Outer Banks to see what some call “the elusive snowy owls,” Arctic birds that are rare winter visitors in those areas.  This …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2015/01/refuges-nourish-local-economies/

Jim Kurth Chosen as New Deputy Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

The National Wildlife Refuge Association is elated to learn that Jim Kurth has been chosen as the new Deputy Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service following the retirement of Rowan Gould. “We are thrilled to see Jim Kurth appointed to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2015/01/jim-kurth-chosen-as-new-deputy-director-of-the-u-s-fish-and-wildlife-service/

“WOW”ing Citizens in the Connecticut River Watershed

The Urban Wildlife Refuges Program is all about reaching new audiences who might not know about the Refuge System, or a refuge that’s right in their backyard. One way the Urban Program is solving this problem is by bringing wildlife …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2014/12/wowing-citizens-in-the-connecticut-river-watershed/

Duck Stamp Signed Into Law

Obama has signed two important bills about the Duck Stamp into law! This is a huge victory for America’s wildlife refuges and it would not have happened without the hard work of our advocates! We’ve been following the progress of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2014/12/duck-stamp-signed-into-law/

Winter Activities on National Wildlife Refuges

Courtesy of the National Wildlife Refuge System: Make the Season Merry at a National Wildlife Refuge System Walk in a winter wonderland. Hear sleigh bells ring. Make the season bright at a national wildlife refuge near you. Check out some …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2014/12/winter-activities-on-national-wildlife-refuges/

2014 Annual Report Now Available Online!

The National Wildlife Refuge Association’s 2014 Annual Report highlights accomplishments from the last fiscal year. From our Beyond the Boundaries program which focuses on landscape based conservation efforts to building our network of friends and supporters to include much deeper work with private …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2014/12/2014-annual-report-now-available-online/

Omnibus Spending Bill Includes Budget Increase for Refuge System

The House and Senate finally came to agreement this week on an omnibus-spending package that will fund the vast majority of federal government programs until the end of September, the remainder of FY 2015. Overall, the bill retains status quo …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2014/12/omnibus-spending-bill-includes-budget-increase-for-refuge-system/

Sleigh Rides at the National Elk Refuge

The holiday season is full of fun winter activities, especially in the Refuge System. One of the main attractions in the winter are sleigh rides at the National Elk Refuge in beautiful Jackson Hole, WY – what could be more …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2014/12/sleigh-rides-at-the-national-elk-refuge/

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