Protect Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is our last frontier, one of America’s most iconic treasures and a crown jewel of our National Wildlife Refuge System.  Today we launched a campaign to raise $15,000 to protect and conserve the Arctic National …

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Duck Stamp Sale Opens Today

Today, June 23rd, the new Federal and Junior Duck Stamps go on sale. Federal duck stamps are mandatory waterfowl hunting license requirements every hunter over the age of 16 must purchase and carry. Through this program, hunting ducks, geese, and …

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The Refuge Association’s Urban and Conservation Programs welcomes SRI’s LEAD Youth Leaders to the Florida Everglades!

Chad Brown, board member of the Refuge Association and founder of Soul River Inc (SRI), is currently leading a week-long expedition through the Florida everglades with future conservation leaders from Portland, Oregon. SRI Youth LEADers arrived in Ft. Lauderdale, FL …

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Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument

When you think of Hawaii, what comes to mind? Is it the nature: beautiful land and ocean ecosystems that compose the state? Is it the history, native Hawaiian culture? Or is it the wildlife: diverse seabirds, fish, and coral? Each …

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Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument

Due to widespread public support to protect areas for their natural, scientific, and historic significance within the Northeast Atlantic Ocean, President Barack Obama created the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument on September 15, 2016,. This area became the …

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Exploring the Deepest Part of Our Ocean

Have you ever wondered what goes on at the very bottom of the ocean? Located in the Western Pacific, Marianas Trench provides us a glimpse into the answer. Marianas Trench is the deepest part of the world’s oceans, yet it …

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Rose Atoll National Wildlife Refuge – A Wild Paradise

**ALERT: This afternoon, Secretary Zinke announced his intention to recommend to President Trump that the Bears Ears National Monument in Utah be greatly reduced in size. While no decision was announced regarding the marine monuments, this is not a good …

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We Must Protect Our Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

“This order in effect makes Alaska open for business.” That’s what Secretary Zinke had to say after he signed Secretarial Order 3352 last Wednesday, which he characterized as “an important step” toward drilling in the Arctic Refuge. Specifically, Sec. Zinke …

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Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway

Seventy-five years ago, the United States experienced one of its greatest victories of World War II on Midway Atoll. During the Battle of Midway, we faced an overwhelming enemy, but the immense skill and bravery of the men who fought …

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Your Marine National Monuments are at Risk – Take Action Today!

The United States manages and protects some of the world’s most precious and intact marine ecosystems designated as marine national monuments. Over 7,000 known marine species, 23 seabird species, 30 marine mammal species, 200 coral species, and 25 threatened and …

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