2015 Legislative Priorities Document Released

    The National Wildlife Refuge System should receive at least $508.2 million in operations and maintenance funding in FY16, according to a new report released by the National Wildlife Refuge Association. This and other legislative priorities are included in …

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Seeking Excellent Grant Writer

We’re looking for a top-notch grant writer! Are you an experienced grant writer who loves America’s national wildlife refuges? If so, we want to hear from you! We’re looking for someone to take on foundation, federal and corporate grant writing …

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NEON Data May Solve Mystery

Chase Lake National Wildlife Refuge in North Dakota is the nation’s largest sanctuary for American white pelicans. The refuge was established for their protection. With only 50 pelicans counted in 1908, the population has made huge improvements with a flock …

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Valentine’s Day on Refuges

Wildlife species throughout the animal kingdom have a wide variety of mating rituals. Since tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, we thought we’d share some of the courtship dances that birds found throughout the Refuge System perform. How many of these courtship …

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Two Ponds Refuge – An Small Escape From City Life

Standing at just 72 acres, only 15 miles west of downtown Denver, Colorado Two Ponds National Wildlife Refuge is more than just a small pocket of land nestled among office buildings, housing developments, and busy intersections. Two Ponds National Wildlife …

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The Birding Community E-Bulletin February 2015

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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National Wildlife Refuge Association Applauds President’s FY2016 Budget Request

The National Wildlife Refuge Association applauds President Obama’s FY2016 budget request for including a $34 million increase for the National Wildlife Refuge System budget and $900 million for the Land and Water Conservation Fund among its conservation priorities. The President’s …

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The Refuge Association Welcomes Julie Morris and Rick Schultz to the Team

The National Wildlife Refuge Association is thrilled to welcome two new members to the team! Julie Morris has been hired as the new Conservation Program Manager, Florida and the Gulf Coast and Rick Schultz has been hired as the new …

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Valle De Oro National Wildlife Refuge Friends, Volunteers, and Supporters Contributing to Scientific Research

The very first urban national wildlife refuge in the Southwest, Valle De Oro National Wildlife Refuge, is also one of the first to take part in the pilot project called Nature’s Notebook. Nature’s Notebook is an online monitoring program of …

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