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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Friends Come to Washington for Public Witness Day

Yesterday, March 18, was Public Witness Day. Hosted by the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies, Public Witness Day is an opportunity for Americans from all over the nation to speak to decision-makers about funding priorities for …

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40 Species in the Refuge System – Part 1

To continue the celebration of our 40th anniversary, we will be doing a four part series that will highlight 40 different species found throughout the Refuge System. Some will be common species, others are endangered or threatened, some are birds, …

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Happy Birthday to the National Wildlife Refuge System!

Happy Birthday to the National Wildlife Refuge System! On March 14, the world’s premier network of public lands dedicated to wildlife conservation will be turning 112 – can you believe it? Starting at just 5 acres on the Pelican Island …

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Birding Community E-Bulletin March

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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The Refuge Association Challenges You to Visit 40 Wildlife Refuges in One Year

To celebrate our 40th anniversary, we are challenging you, the National Wildlife Refuge System’s best supporters, to visit 40 refuges in one year! The Refuge System is an incredible network of lands and waters with all sorts of landscapes and …

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Caroline Brouwer Hired as New Director of Government Affairs

The National Wildlife Refuge Association is overjoyed to announce that Caroline Brouwer has joined the National Wildlife Refuge Association as the new Director of Government Affairs. Based in Washington, D.C. Brouwer will advance federal conservation policies in Congress and with …

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Congratulations to the 2015 Refuge System Awards Recipients

The 2015 Refuge System Award Winners have been announced! The National Wildlife Refuge Association could not be more excited to present these deserving individuals and group with the prestigious Refuge System Awards. Learn more about our awards on the Awards …

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What is Your Favorite Wildlife Refuge?

USA Today is hosting a fun contest for readers to vote for their favorite travel destinations, and among the categories is Best National Wildlife Refuge! Whether it’s a family vacation or a monthly bird walk, America’s national wildlife refuges are …

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