Category Archive: Refuge Association News

Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Reveals Special Bear Statue

76 years ago, Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge was established in Alaska. A group of concerned guides, hunters, and anglers came together to petition the protection of the Kodiak brown bear. In honor of Charlie Madsen, who championed the guiding and trophy …

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Florida Cabinet Approves Conservation Purchases to Protect 3,000 Acres in Everglades Headwaters NWR

Today, August 16th, the Florida Cabinet approved the purchases of two significant conservation properties that will protect more than 3,000 acres of pristine habitat within the Everglades Headwaters National Wildlife Refuge and Conservation Partnership Area. These purchases will be made …

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My Internship at the Refuge Association

When I began my internship at the National Wildlife Refuge Association three months ago, I knew very little about the world of conservation. However, I was excited to channel my passion for the environment toward the wildlife which calls our …

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Empowering the Next Generation of Conservation Leaders

Summer is here and our student interns are having a blast! Every year the National Wildlife Refuge Association coordinates a 10-week long summer internship program for dedicated and passionate students on national wildlife refuges. These students gain real-world wildlife management …

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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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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2017/06/protect-arctic-national-wildlife-refuge/

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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Geoffrey Haskett Named President of the National Wildlife Refuge Association

The National Wildlife Refuge Association announced today the appointment of Geoffrey L. Haskett to serve as President of the Refuge Association, after an extensive national search. Haskett, who has been Acting-President of the Refuge Association since early 2017, brings extensive …

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A Night of Celebration – Honoring Our 2017 National Wildlife Refuge Awardees

Last night, the National Wildlife Refuge Association hosted an incredible Gala in Washington D.C. to highlight and honor extraordinary individuals who have dedicated their lives to conserving our nation’s National Wildlife Refuge System. “The ceremony was a huge success and …

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Life on Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge

By Dr. Rob Taylor, Restoration Ecologist for the National Wildlife Refuge Association What a damn cliché it is to say “time flies” but doesn’t it?  It’s been twelve months since I arrived at Midway and probably a good time take stock …

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11 National Wildlife Refuges to Visit and Explore this Spring!

Happy Spring! It’s finally here, after a long and cold winter- thank goodness! And after all that you’re probably ready to get outside and explore all the great recreational opportunities nature has to offer. Look no further, we have recommendations …

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