Category Archive: Refuge News

FY19 President’s Budget Request Memo

On February 12, 2018, President Trump released his Budget request for fiscal year 2019 (FY19) appropriations for the Department of the Interior, including the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (FWS) National Wildlife Refuge System (NWRS).

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Footage From Save Santa Ana NWR Rally

Our President Geoff Haskett joined other speakers at the Save Santa Ana Rally to speak in opposition to a proposed border wall that would be built across the Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge.

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Amidst Shutdown Chaos, Trump Administration Gives Away Public Land in Alaska

Heart of Globally Important National Wildlife Refuge Illegally Exchanged to Allow for Foreign
Company’s Profits

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Former DOI Officials Send Letter on Migratory Bird Treaty Act to Secretary Zinke

On Dec 22nd, Secretary Zinke issued guidance to reinterpret one of the oldest and most important conservation laws of our nation – the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) which will have implications on migratory birds. Bipartisan Interior leaders from several …

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Southwest Florida Landscape Conservation Design

It is a well known is the fact that Florida is one of the fastest growing states with more than 350,000 new people moving there each year.  Yet, the rural heartlands of southwest and south-central Florida harbor a rich mosaic …

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Secretary Zinke pushes for Izembek Road

 “Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is pushing a plan to build a road through the protected Izembek Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. Critics say it’s a dangerous precedent.”  

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Corona Ranch Easement Purchase

The Florida Governor and Cabinet recently approved a 2500-acre conservation easement purchase over the Corona Ranch in the Everglades Headwaters. The protection of this valuable property has been a priority for the Refuge Association and we are proud to have …

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News From The Everglades

License Agreement and Land Exchange at the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee NWR Almost 14 months ago we were sharing news that the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) was threatening to terminate the license agreement by which the Arthur R. …

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Dr. Jane Goodall urges Congress to protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

Dr. Jane Goodall has just sent a letter to Congress urging them to protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Dr. Goodall has seen firsthand the destruction of habitats across the world and she implores Congress and the American people to ensure …

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At-Risk Species Assessment on Southern National Forests, Refuges, and Other Protected Areas

The National Wildlife Refuge Association (NWRA) recently released a final report on findings from the At-Risk Species Assessment on Southern National Forests, Refuges, and Other Protected Areas. The project revealed that southern National Forests and National Wildlife Refuges are home …

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