762 Acres Added to Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, with help from the National Wildlife Refuge Association, recently established the Mascoma River Division of the Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge in Canaan, New Hampshire. The 762-acre conservation easement was acquired …

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Community Give – a 24-Hour Day of Giving

May 5 is the Fredericksburg Community Give, a 24-hour day of giving for the region in and around Fredericksburg, VA, and this year, the National Wildlife Refuge Association is among the nonprofit recipients of this generosity, thanks to board member …

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Three Reasons We Love Refuge System Friends and Volunteers

It’s National Volunteer Week! We appreciate and thank all of the Friends and volunteers of the National Wildlife Refuge System – wildlife refuges simply wouldn’t be the same without them.  More than 36,000 individuals volunteer their time to the Refuge …

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Festivals Inspire Conservation of Monarchs

Monarch butterflies are one of the most recognized insects in all of the United States. They are also one of the longest travelers, traveling thousands of miles during their migrations from Mexico, across the United States, and then to Canada. …

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Donate Today to Receive a Limited Edition 40th Anniversary Photo Book

To keep the party going and continue celebrating our 40th anniversary, we are unveiling a new limited edition 40th Anniversary Photo Book. This photo book includes 40 of the best photographs from our photo contests representing the immense variety of …

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Birding Community E-Bulletin April

This Birding Community E-bulletin is being distributed to active and concerned birders, those dedicated to the joys of birding and the protection of birds and their habitats. This issue is sponsored by the producers of superb quality birding binoculars and …

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Signs Record of Decision for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Today, President Obama and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service made history. Geoffrey Haskett, Regional Director for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Alaska, signed the Record of Decision for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge’s new Comprehensive Conservation Plan (CCP) …

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Looking Back: Forming the Refuge Association

To celebrate our 40th anniversary this year, we are publishing a “Looking Back” series of blogs. Each edition will feature a different person who was involved with the organization at different stages over its 40 year history. For our first …

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Partners for Conservation Hosts First Working Landscapes Regional Collaboration Workshop

Recently, Partners for Conservation along with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program as well as the Intermountain West Joint Venture hosted the first “Working Landscapes Regional Collaboration Workshop” in Susanville, CA with the goal …

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CARE Releases “America’s National Wildlife Refuges: Good for Wildlife and for Business”

This morning, the Cooperative Alliance for Refuge Enhancement released America’s National Wildlife Refuges: Good for Wildlife and for Business that highlights the “Big Six” wildlife dependent uses on wildlife refuges. National wildlife refuges not only provide a haven for wildlife, …

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