Southwest Florida Landscape Conservation Design

It is a well known is the fact that Florida is one of the fastest growing states with more than 350,000 new people moving there each year.  Yet, the rural heartlands of southwest and south-central Florida harbor a rich mosaic …

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CNN Special Report – Secretary Zinke pushes for Izembek Road

 

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U.S. Senate Votes to Open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to Oil & Gas Drilling

America’s Last Frontier to Be Developed to Pay For Corporate Tax Cuts Washington, D.C. In the dead of night during a marathon of voting on a bill that no lawmaker had time to read, the United States Senate voted to …

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Corona Ranch Easement Purchase

Sunrise on Corona Ranch

The Florida Governor and Cabinet recently approved a 2500-acre conservation easement purchase over the Corona Ranch in the Everglades Headwaters. The protection of this valuable property has been a priority for the Refuge Association and we are proud to have …

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Bill to Support Volunteers on Wildlife Refuges Heard on Capitol Hill Today

Today, November 15th at 10:30 a.m., a hearing on Capitol Hill was held in the House of Representatives concerning H.R.3979, the Keep America’s Refuges Operational Act (KARO) of 2017.  This bill would reauthorize the Volunteer and Community Partnership Act and …

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News From The Everglades

License Agreement and Land Exchange at the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee NWR Almost 14 months ago we were sharing news that the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) was threatening to terminate the license agreement by which the Arthur R. …

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Dr. Jane Goodall urges Congress to protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

Dr. Jane Goodall has just sent a letter to Congress urging them to protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Dr. Goodall has seen firsthand the destruction of habitats across the world and she implores Congress and the American people to ensure …

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Help REI Grow the OptOutside Movement – Share With Your Networks

For the last two years REI’s award-winning #OptOutside campaign has encouraged more than 7 million people to #OptOutside. This week, they alerted us that they have launched #OptOutside for 2017. To further support the movement to get more Americans outside …

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At-Risk Species Assessment on Southern National Forests, Refuges, and Other Protected Areas

The National Wildlife Refuge Association (NWRA) recently released a final report on findings from the At-Risk Species Assessment on Southern National Forests, Refuges, and Other Protected Areas. The project revealed that southern National Forests and National Wildlife Refuges are home …

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The Refuge Association is a Part of AmazonSmile!

The National Wildlife Refuge Association is a 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 smile.amazon.com, and shop as …

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