Category Archive: Looking Back

Celebrate the History of the National Wildlife Refuge System

In 1858, elegant bird feathers were literally worth their weight in gold. As a result of the expanding market for bird feathers for the fashion industry in the mid-1800s, plume hunters streamed down Florida’s east coast in search of rookeries …

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Reflecting On 2016 and Preparing for 2017

  Accomplishments in 2016 The past year presented many challenges for our National Wildlife Refuge System. We found ourselves confronted with some expected obstacles, such as insufficient Operations and Maintenance funding, while others developed suddenly and severely threatened the integrity …

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Looking Back: Molly Brown, Refuge Volunteer, Advocate and Friend

Now in her 27th year serving as President of the Friends of Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge, one of the first groups of its kind, Molly Brown looks back on a career centered upon balancing the needs of wildlife with …

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Looking Back: the Friends Movement

To celebrate our 40th anniversary this year, we are publishing a “Looking Back” series of blogs. Each edition will feature a different person who was involved with the organization at different stages over our 40 year history. For our third …

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Looking Back: Growth of the Organization

To celebrate our 40th anniversary this year, we are publishing a “Looking Back” series of blogs. Each edition will feature a different person who was involved with the organization at different stages over our 40 year history. For our second …

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Looking Back: Forming the Refuge Association

To celebrate our 40th anniversary this year, we are publishing a “Looking Back” series of blogs. Each edition will feature a different person who was involved with the organization at different stages over its 40 year history. For our first …

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