National Wildlife Refuge Association

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Date registered: June 15, 2012

Latest posts

  1. Andy Yuen Receives Award at Surprise Luncheon — August 21, 2014
  2. Brown Bears on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Need Help — August 21, 2014
  3. Refuge Program Helps Preschoolers with Developmental Delays — August 19, 2014
  4. Senator Jack Reed of Rhode Island Honored by the Cooperative Alliance for Refuge Enhancement — August 14, 2014
  5. San Diego National Wildlife Refuge Complex Wins $1 million in Urban Wildlife Refuge Challenge — August 13, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Bans GMOs and Neonicotinoid Insecticides — 5 comments
  2. Ron Cole Shares His Experiences as a Refuge Association Employee — 4 comments
  3. Mike Boylan Hired as Regional Representative for Region 7 — 4 comments
  4. Ron Cole Hired as New Conservation Programs Western Program Manager — 3 comments
  5. Potential Solution to Invasive Carp at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge — 2 comments

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Andy Yuen Receives Award at Surprise Luncheon

Andy Yuen was pretty surprised today when he arrived to what he thought was a pizza break in between refuge tours at the end of the week of refuge supervisor’s meetings, only to find he was being presented with the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2014/08/andy-yuen-receives-award-at-surprise-luncheon/

Brown Bears on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Need Help

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing a temporary closure of sport hunting of brown bears at Kenai National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska in order to protect the population from decline.   The National Wildlife Refuge Association supports this …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2014/08/brown-bears-on-the-kenai-national-wildlife-refuge-need-help/

Refuge Program Helps Preschoolers with Developmental Delays

Wildlife refuges are typically established for the protection of a species or habitat, but offer so many more benefits to surrounding wildlife, visitors, and the local community. At the South Arkansas Refuges Complex in Crossett, Arkansas, Amanda Wilkinson, a public …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2014/08/refuge-program-helps-preschoolers-with-developmental-delays/

Senator Jack Reed of Rhode Island Honored by the Cooperative Alliance for Refuge Enhancement

This morning, August 14, Senator Jack Reed, D-RI, was presented with the 2014 Cooperative Alliance for Refuge Enhancement (CARE) Award for his outstanding support of the National Wildlife Refuge System. Reed, chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Interior, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2014/08/senator-jack-reed-of-rhode-island-honored-by-the-cooperative-alliance-for-refuge-enhancement/

San Diego National Wildlife Refuge Complex Wins $1 million in Urban Wildlife Refuge Challenge

This morning, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced that the San Diego National Wildlife Refuge Complex is the winner of a nationwide competition among urban wildlife refuges to receive an addition $1 million this year-  and in subsequent years- …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2014/08/san-diego-national-wildlife-refuge-complex-wins-1-million-in-urban-wildlife-refuge-challenge/

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Bans GMOs and Neonicotinoid Insecticides

In support of their mission to conserve wildlife, Jim Kurth, Chief of the Refuge System has boldly made the decision to ban genetically modified crops and neonicotinoid insecticides from being used on national wildlife refuges across the country. This decision …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2014/08/u-s-fish-and-wildlife-service-bans-gmos-and-neonicotinoid-insecticides/

Partnerships in the Refuge System: Wichita Mountains

Partnerships between national wildlife refuges and local groups, other government agencies, and various stakeholders are designed to build lasting relationships that benefit conservation. In the coming weeks, we’ll take a look at some successful partnerships that are helping the U.S. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2014/08/partnerships-in-the-refuge-system-wichita-mountains/

Standout Volunteer at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge

It is a well known fact that Volunteers are an invaluable resource on national wildlife refuges. Every once in a while, a refuge gets lucky with a volunteer that is extra special – at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, they are …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2014/08/standout-volunteer-at-chincoteague-national-wildlife-refuge/

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Protection Act and Volunteer and Community Partnership Act

Earlier this month, the Environment and Public Works Committee held a hearing to discuss two bills that are very important to the National Wildlife Refuge System: S. 2560, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Protection Act, and H.R. 1300, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2014/07/u-s-fish-and-wildlife-service-resource-protection-act-and-volunteer-and-community-partnership-act/

Bills in the House: One Hurts and Other Helps Refuge System

Yesterday, the House Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs held a hearing discussing several bills important to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service).  One bill would remove the authority from the Service to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2014/07/bills-in-the-house-one-hurts-and-other-helps-refuge-system/

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