National Wildlife Refuge Association

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Date registered: June 15, 2012

Latest posts

  1. 75 Years of Outstanding Stewardship at Kodiak Refuge, a Model for Wildlife Conservation — August 19, 2016
  2. Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge Celebrates its 50th Anniversary on August 19th — August 18, 2016
  3. Ocean Mysteries: Eight Cool Creatures that Call the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument Home — August 17, 2016
  4. Celebrate the Centennial Anniversary of the Migratory Bird Treaty! — August 15, 2016
  5. Pursuing Your Passion in Wildlife Conservation — August 4, 2016

Most commented posts

  1. An open letter to the American people: Events at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge — 46 comments
  2. National Bison Range — 10 comments
  3. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Bans GMOs and Neonicotinoid Insecticides — 8 comments
  4. Malheur Occupation Ends, Restoration Can Begin — 8 comments
  5. Dear U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Employees: We Support You! — 6 comments

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75 Years of Outstanding Stewardship at Kodiak Refuge, a Model for Wildlife Conservation

  Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska, world-famous for the iconic Kodiak brown bear, will celebrate its 75th Anniversary on August 19th. For the past 7,500 years, Kodiak brown bears and people have co-existed on the Kodiak Archipelago. However, due …

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Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge Celebrates its 50th Anniversary on August 19th

Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge
Photo Credit: USFWS

Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge will celebrate its 50th anniversary on August 19th to commemorate its success to conserve migratory birds and to protect critical habitat in Maine. Established in 1966, Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge is unique in that …

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Ocean Mysteries: Eight Cool Creatures that Call the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument Home

Ten years ago President G.W. Bush created the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument (MNM) setting the stage for the United States to become the world’s leader in ocean protection. By the end of Bush’s tenure, he had created another three Marine …

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Celebrate the Centennial Anniversary of the Migratory Bird Treaty!

One hundred years ago, on August 16, 1916, the U.S. and Great Britain, on behalf of Canada, signed the first Migratory Bird Treaty to recognize the significance and international importance to conserve, protect and manage migratory birds and their habitats. …

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Pursuing Your Passion in Wildlife Conservation

Derrin Forster helping two girls dissect owl pellets during a recreational camp at Red River National Wildlife Refuge in Louisiana.

  This summer, the Refuge Association established nine internships for college students and recent graduates on National Wildlife Refuges in the SouthEast where the students are learning all about refuge operations, wildlife management, and landscape conservation. Here are some of their …

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USFWS Announces Final Rule Clarifying Predator Control on Alaskan National Wildlife Refuges

Today the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced their final rule clarifying predator control regulations on National Wildlife Refuges in the state of Alaska. This final rule codifies how refuges have been managed in Alaska for years and does not …

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Collaborative Conservation for Monomoy

The town of Chatham, Massachusetts (the Town) has a 300-year tradition of managing its natural resources. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (the Service) has an equally impressive 150-year history of managing the National Wildlife Refuge System – the world’s …

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Proposed National Monument Expansion Would Create Largest Marine Protected Area on Earth

On Monday, August 1st, and Tuesday, August 2nd, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are holding public meetings in Oahu and Kauai, Hawaii to receive comments on the proposed expansion of …

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National Bison Range

July 20, 2016 Dear Supporters, On June 10, 2016, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (CSKT) released draft legislation that would transfer the National Bison Range in Montana from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to the Secretary of the …

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An Expression of Feelings

A few weeks have passed and our nation is still hurting and our hearts are heavy! How do you make sense of everything? The confusion and unsettled nature of what’s happening in our communities of color is frightening! The unspeakable …

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