Category Archive: Guest Blog

Senate and House Arctic Refuge Wilderness Bills Introduced

Members of Congress Push for Wilderness Two Years After Transmittal WASHINGTON – Today, 40 senators led by Senators Ed Markey (D-MA) and Michael Bennet (D-CO) and a bipartisan group of representatives led by Representatives Jared Huffman (D-CA), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), …

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Starting a New Life: Immigrant Children Connect with Nature in Their New Home

  By Lisa Cox January 12, 2017 EL CAJON, Calif. – Dirt flies as students dig in a garden, the sound of laughter bouncing across the schoolyard. “There’s sand in my shoes, but that’s not stopping me!” exclaims Maryna, a …

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Chesapeake Insider: Joe McCauley

Reposted from “Find Your Chesapeake: Chesapeake Insider: Joe McCauley”  By Peter Turcik – January 9, 2017  Joe McCauley retired from United States Fish and Wildlife Service after a 32-year career that included serving as assistant refuge manager at Supawn Meadows …

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Guest Blog: Ranchers Play Important Role in Florida’s Conservation

By: David “Lefty” Durando Cattle ranchers care about Florida’s natural lands and wildlife, and being good stewards is extremely important to us. My family has been in the ranching business in Central and South Florida since the mid-1800s, and we …

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What Malheur Means to Harney County

I know what a great and important place Malheur is–I was there this summer. I listened to neighbors and ranchers, county commissioners, hunters and fishers, conservationists, women and men from cities and the country, all tell a common story of working together to solve conservation problems that will make life better for Harney County.

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Tigers for Tigers Coalition Launches #WhereAreTheTigers Campaign

At the National Tigers for Tigers Coalition office, we dream of forests, swamps and tundra where wild tigers are free to roam without fear of falling victim to the violent greed of poachers. We dream of a world as it …

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USFWS Crushes 1 ton of Elephant Ivory in Times Square

In an historic effort to reduce demand for illegal wildlife parts and to raise awareness about the international poaching crisis, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service crushed 1 ton of confiscated elephant ivory in Times Square, the heart of New …

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They Lay the Welcome MAT on Our National Wildlife Refuges

Ron Cole is the Refuge Association’s Conservation Programs Western Programs Manager. Mr. Cole is working on the Refuge Association’s sagebrush steppe conservation initiatives, with special focus in the Greater Hart-Sheldon region of southeast Oregon and northern Nevada. Ron recently retired …

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National Tigers for Tigers Coalition Hopes to #MakeARoar for Tiger Conservation

Carrah Lingo is the Communications Associate for the National Tigers for Tigers Coalition The National Tigers for Tigers Coalition is holding its 1st Annual National Tiger Awareness Week at various tiger mascot schools across the nation starting Monday, November 10th through Sunday, …

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Honoring Our Past at Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge

Bret Wolfe, a U.S. Army veteran, is the deputy manager of Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge and the Battle of Midway National Memorial. He currently resides on Midway with about 40 people and over 3 million seabirds.   Early November …

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