Category Archive: Beyond the Boundaries

Fernando Núñez-García Hired as Caribbean Conservation Coordinator

We are very pleased to welcome Fernando Núñez-García as the new Caribbean Conservation Coordinator for the National Wildlife Refuge Association. Núñez-García will conduct community outreach and public engagement activities throughout Puerto Rico, working closely with the Puerto Rican Parrot Interagency …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2016/11/fernando-nunez-garcia-hired-as-caribbean-conservation-coordinator/

Partners for Conservation – 21st Century Landscape Conservation

Partners for Conservation (PFC) formed in 2010 as the result of years of public and private partnerships between landowners, government agencies and non-profit organizations. PFC is a collaborative movement of private landowners from across the country that work with partners …

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Meet Our Next Generation of Environmental Leaders

This week, participants in the Arctic Youth Ambassadors program (AYA) will be visiting senior policymakers and government officials here in Washington D.C. to discuss important environmental challenges in Alaska. The AYA program, established by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service …

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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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75 Years of Outstanding Stewardship at Kodiak Refuge, a Model for Wildlife Conservation

  Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska, world-famous for the iconic Kodiak brown bear, will celebrate its 75th Anniversary on August 19th. For the past 7,500 years, Kodiak brown bears and people have co-existed on the Kodiak Archipelago. However, due …

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Ocean Mysteries: Eight Cool Creatures that Call the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument Home

Ten years ago President G.W. Bush created the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument (MNM) setting the stage for the United States to become the world’s leader in ocean protection. By the end of Bush’s tenure, he had created another three Marine …

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National Bison Range

July 20, 2016 Dear Supporters, On June 10, 2016, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (CSKT) released draft legislation that would transfer the National Bison Range in Montana from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to the Secretary of the …

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A New Era of Collaborative Conservation

The recent announcement by Interior Secretary Sally Jewell that the greater sage-grouse is not warranted for protection under the Endangered Species Act was welcomed with a collective sigh of relief across much of the Western U.S. The much-anticipated decision, prompted …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2015/10/a-new-era-of-collaborative-conservation/

Florida Groups Meet to Discuss Protecting Rare Everglades Landscape

Last week the National Wildlife Refuge Association organized a meeting in Florida between U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director, Dan Ashe, Refuge System Chief Jim Kurth and several local groups to discuss science-based land acquisition within the Everglades landscape. Held …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2014/07/meeting-in-everglades-with-diverse-groups-to-discuss-protection-of-rare-landscape/

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