Tag Us in Times Square!

Have you ever seen a bison or polar bear in Times Square? For the next 6 weeks, our big-screen ad can be seen at 1500 Broadway and 43rd St. through the end of November! Just look up! This week, join …

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Let’s Work Together to Conserve and Protect Our Public Lands

The Conference of Western Attorneys General recently voted to approve a report that finds that the ongoing attempts by the state of Utah to take control of millions of acres of federal land in their State are on shaky ground …

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Celebrate National Wildlife Refuge Week!

Throughout the week of October 8–15, national wildlife refuges across the country will be hosting free events for you to discover and connect with your National Wildlife Refuge System! Did you know that the National Wildlife Refuge System is the …

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Now Open: 2017 Refuge System Awards!

Request for Nominations Have you ever admired the dedication and talent of a coworker? Have you ever wanted to recognize a colleague for his/her outstanding work? Here’s your chance! The National Wildlife Refuge Association announces that we are now ACCEPTING …

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New Hunting and Fishing Opportunities on 13 National Wildlife Refuges

This week, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Director Dan Ashe announced the expansion of fishing and hunting opportunities on 13 national wildlife refuges. With this final rule, Baca National Wildlife Refuge in Colorado is now open to hunting for the first …

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Howling with happiness – our conservation hero wins prestigious award from one of our great partners

Rose Letwin, Founder and President of the Wilburforce Foundation, accepted the Spirit of Defenders – Citizen Advocacy Award at the 2016 Wildlife Conservation Awards Dinner hosted by Defenders for Wildlife for her leadership in conserving the North American West and providing …

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Celebrate National Public Lands Day & National Hunting and Fishing Day

On Saturday, September 24th, refuges nationwide will celebrate National Public Lands Day and National Hunting and Fishing Day. National Public Lands Day is sponsored by the National Environmental Education Foundation with over 50 national wildlife refuges participating. It marks the …

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Joe Browder – A Conservation Warrior Remembered

South Florida and the Everglades would be a very different place today if it was not for the extraordinary work, passion, and dedication of Joe Browder. Our dear friend and advisor to the Refuge Association, Joe Browder, passed away on …

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Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge – A South Florida Jewel

Nestled snugly between South Florida’s sugarcane fields to the west and Palm Beach’s polo grounds to the east is a natural oasis of wet prairies, sloughs, saw grass, and tree islands. An aerial view of South Florida will reveal an …

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2017 Student Refuge Summer Internship Program

Sierra Hoisington, Okefenokee NWR

The National Wildlife Refuge System is a network of habitats that benefits wildlife, provides unparalleled outdoor experiences for all Americans, and protects a healthy environment. Today, there are more than 560 national wildlife refuges and 38 wetland management districts. There …

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