National Wildlife Refuge Association

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Date registered: June 15, 2012

Latest posts

  1. Tom Kerr Receives 2015 Paul Kroegel Refuge Manager of the Year Award — July 27, 2015
  2. Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuge Staff Seek Cause Behind Rookery Abandonment — July 22, 2015
  3. Global Anti-Poaching Act Seeks to Restrict Illicit Wildlife Trade — July 16, 2015
  4. Students Plant 50 Trees at Iron River National Fish Hatchery — July 13, 2015
  5. National Wildlife Refuge Association Approves New Board Members — July 13, 2015

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  1. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Bans GMOs and Neonicotinoid Insecticides — 8 comments
  2. Annual Christmas Bird Count — 5 comments
  3. Refuge Week, a Great Success! — 5 comments
  4. Mike Boylan Hired as Regional Representative for Region 7 — 5 comments
  5. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Signs Record of Decision for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge — 5 comments

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Tom Kerr Receives 2015 Paul Kroegel Refuge Manager of the Year Award

On July 25, 2015, Tom Kerr received the prestigious 2015 Paul Kroegel Refuge Manager of the Year Award from the National Wildlife Refuge Association. Mr. Kerr, a 25-year employee of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, is the Refuge Manager …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2015/07/tom-kerr-receives-2015-paul-kroegel-refuge-manager-of-the-year-award/

Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuge Staff Seek Cause Behind Rookery Abandonment

Seahorse Key, one of 13 small islands along the Gulf Coast of Florida that make up Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuge, has long been known as the largest bird colony in the area. Yet the island’s rookery, closed to the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2015/07/cedar-keys-national-wildlife-refuge-staff-seek-cause-behind-rookery-abandonment/

Global Anti-Poaching Act Seeks to Restrict Illicit Wildlife Trade

As the Global Anti-Poaching Act (H.R. 2494) remains open to amendments on the House of Representatives floor, wildlife advocates are clamoring to have their voices heard – and with good reason. Though international resolutions against the trafficking of threatened and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2015/07/global-anti-poaching-act-seeks-to-restrict-illicit-wildlife-trade/

Students Plant 50 Trees at Iron River National Fish Hatchery

At the Iron River National Fish Hatchery in Wisconsin, a group of school children from nearby South Shore Elementary volunteered their time to perform maintenance, learn about their environment, and improve the local habitat – all in a single day’s …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2015/07/students-plant-50-trees-at-iron-river-national-fish-hatchery/

National Wildlife Refuge Association Approves New Board Members

The National Wildlife Refuge Association recently welcomed six new board members: Maya Kepner, Marc Meyer, Chad Brown, Marge Kolar, Don O’Brien, Andy Woolford. The board also bid farewell to three board members and our board Chair whose terms expired: Stuart …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2015/07/national-wildlife-refuge-association-approves-new-board-members/

Looking Back: Molly Brown, Refuge Volunteer, Advocate and Friend

Now in her 27th year serving as President of the Friends of Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge, one of the first groups of its kind, Molly Brown looks back on a career centered upon balancing the needs of wildlife with …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2015/07/looking-back-molly-brown-refuge-volunteer-advocate-and-friend/

House and Senate Appropriations Committees Release 2016 Funding Recommendations

Over the past few weeks, the House and Senate Appropriations Committees released their draft Fiscal Year 2016 spending bills for the Department of the Interior, including the National Wildlife Refuge System and associated wildlife conservation programs. The bills differ in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2015/07/house-and-senate-appropriations-committees-release-2016-funding-recommendations/

Butterfly Garden at Hagerman NWR Attracts People and Pollinators

Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge, TX is one of the many areas impacted by the intense flooding that devastated Texas and parts of Oklahoma in mid-May. The wildlife refuge is still dealing with the repercussions, one of which has been the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2015/07/butterfly-garden-at-hagerman-nwr-attracts-people-and-pollinators/

Detroit River Refuge Manager Publishes New Book

Over a 30-year career working to conserve wildlife in the Great Lakes area, John Hartig has seen and learned an awful lot. Hartig is the Refuge Manager of the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge, located just south of the automobile …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2015/06/detroit-river-refuge-manager-publishes-new-book/

Bosque Refuge Celebrates Two National Refuge Award Winners

It was a bittersweet moment at Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge on Wednesday, as supervisory biologist John Vradenburg and the Friends of the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge received respective refuge awards from the National Wildlife Refuge Association. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2015/06/bosque-refuge-celebrates-two-national-refuge-award-winners/

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