Category Archive: Refuge Association News

Refuge Association Joins Lawsuit to Defend Alaska National Wildlife Refuges Rule

Today the Refuge Association has joined more than a dozen conservation organizations as interveners in two lawsuits to defend the Department of Interior (DOI) and its U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and National Park Service (NPS) rules regarding predator …

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The Rodent Situation (Not Your Grandfather’s Mouse)

By Rob Taylor, Restoration Ecologist for the Refuge Association   Spawned from undersea volcanoes and thousands of miles from any continent, the Hawaiian Islands harbor very few indigenous land animals. Once in a while a bird or insect made its …

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Palm Beach Town Council Approves Resolution In Support Of Loxahatchee NWR

On January 10, the Palm Beach Florida Town Council voted unanimously to support the Arthur R Marshall Loxahatchee NWR and encourage Florida Governor Rick Scott and the South Florida Water Management District, to continue the long-standing partnership with the Fish …

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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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Chad Karges Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award at Department of the Interior

Washington, D.C. – Today, the National Wildlife Refuge Association presented its Theodore Roosevelt Lifetime Achievement Award to Chad Karges, Project Leader at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in Oregon in recognition of his steadfast leadership and his commitment to building …

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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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Coming Together to Support National Wildlife Refuges

All of us love our public lands, especially our national wildlife refuges. For many of us, refuges are places to seek solitude, to develop memories with friends and family and to enjoy the great outdoors. Whether you are a hunter, …

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Tell Congress to Increase the Number of Federal Wildlife Officers to Keep Staff and Visitors Safe!

On October 27th, a federal jury found the seven armed occupiers who took over and occupied the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon to be not guilty of conspiring to impede federal workers from doing their jobs during those 41 …

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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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Tag Us in Times Square!

Have you ever seen a bison or polar bear in Times Square? For the next 6 weeks, our big-screen ad can be seen at 1500 Broadway and 43rd St. through the end of November! Just look up! This week, join …

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