National Wildlife Refuge Association

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Date registered: June 15, 2012

Latest posts

  1. Transportation Bill is Vital for Refuge System Success — July 18, 2014
  2. Florida Groups Meet to Discuss Protecting Rare Everglades Landscape — July 15, 2014
  3. House Interior Funding Bill is a Mixed Bag — July 10, 2014
  4. Mike Boylan Hired as Regional Representative for Region 7 — July 2, 2014
  5. Federal Duck Stamp On Sale Tomorrow! — June 26, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Ron Cole Shares His Experiences as a Refuge Association Employee — 4 comments
  2. Mike Boylan Hired as Regional Representative for Region 7 — 4 comments
  3. Ron Cole Hired as New Conservation Programs Western Program Manager — 3 comments
  4. Transportation Bill is Vital for Refuge System Success — 2 comments
  5. Texas Refuges Brace for Oil — 2 comments

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Transportation Bill is Vital for Refuge System Success

Recently, a group of Friends members came to Washington D.C. to lobby in support of Refuge System funding and other issues. One of the issues they lobbied in support of is the reauthorizations of the Moving Ahead for Progress in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2014/07/transportation-bill-is-vital-for-refuge-system-success/

Florida Groups Meet to Discuss Protecting Rare Everglades Landscape

Last week the National Wildlife Refuge Association organized a meeting in Florida between U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director, Dan Ashe, Refuge System Chief Jim Kurth and several local groups to discuss science-based land acquisition within the Everglades landscape. Held …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2014/07/meeting-in-everglades-with-diverse-groups-to-discuss-protection-of-rare-landscape/

House Interior Funding Bill is a Mixed Bag

Yesterday, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies marked up its Fiscal Year 2015 spending bill, which provides funding for the National Wildlife Refuge System and numerous important conservation programs. The best news coming out of the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2014/07/house-interior-funding-bill-is-a-mixed-bag/

Mike Boylan Hired as Regional Representative for Region 7

The National Wildlife Refuge Association is pleased to welcome Mike Boylan to the staff as the new Regional Representative for Region Seven. Boylan is based in Eagle River, Alaska and will be facilitating communication between the Region, local NGOs, other …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2014/07/mike-boylan-hired-as-regional-representative-for-region-7/

Federal Duck Stamp On Sale Tomorrow!

Tomorrow is the first day of sale for the 2014-2015 Federal Migratory Bird/Duck Stamp, also known as the “Duck Stamp” and Junior Duck Stamps. What started out as a simple hunting license has turned into one of the most efficient …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2014/06/federal-duck-stamp-on-sale-tomorrow/

CARE Releases “America’s National Wildlife Refuges: Home for Wildlife, Haven for Wildlife Enthusiasts”

This morning, the Cooperative Alliance for Refuge Enhancement (CARE)  released a new report, “America’s National Wildlife Refuges: Home for Wildlife, Haven for Wildlife Enthusiasts.” According to the report, the steady decline in congressional funding is threatening the economic vitality of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2014/06/care-releases-americas-national-wildlife-refuges-home-for-wildlife-haven-for-wildlife-enthusiasts/

National Pollinator Week

Can you imagine a world without watermelon, coconut, apple, coffee, or chocolate? Who would want a world without chocolate?! The world you just imagined is a world without pollinators. This week is National Pollinator Week to bring awareness about the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2014/06/national-pollinator-week/

The Refuge Association is Now Part of AmazonSmile!

National Wildlife Refuge Association The National Wildlife Refuge Association is now part of AmazonSmile! AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support the Refuge Association every time you shop, at no cost to you. Simply start at …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2014/06/the-refuge-association-is-now-part-of-amazonsmile/

Potential Solution to Invasive Carp at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge

Many national wildlife refuges deal with invasive species on a daily basis. At Malheur National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in Southeast Oregon, the species they are dealing with is the common carp (Cyprinus carpio). Impressive Invaders Carp are an aggressive generalist …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2014/06/potential-solution-to-invasive-carp-at-malheur-national-wildlife-refuge/

Need for Updated Regulation of Oil and Gas on Refuges

On May 28, a sheen of oil was spotted in the waters of the Delta National Wildlife Refuge in Louisiana, the result of a leak in an underwater flowline. It is estimated that at least 50 barrels of oil have …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2014/06/need-for-updated-regulation-of-oil-and-gas-on-refuges/

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