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Climate Change and Oil Prices Should Bury Arctic Drilling Forever

This article originally appeared in The Hill on August 4, 2017. In the wake of Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s (R-Ala.) votes against the Senate Republican health care bill, media reports have suggested that Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke has threatened to withdraw administration support for building a …

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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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Visiting the Patuxent Research Refuge

As the Conservation Policy Stanback Intern for the Refuge Association, I’ve had the opportunity to advocate for our America’s treasured refuges on social media, our website, and Capitol Hill. However, I wanted to experience one first-hand to fully appreciate our …

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Public Lands and Predator-Control Hunting Take Center Stage in Alaska

This article originally appeared in American Hunt on June 6, 2017. By Mark Carter In Alaska, hunters are at the center of continuing debates over local control of public lands and predator-control methods. The state legislature, currently in special session, is considering …

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Duck Stamp Sale Opens Today

Today, June 23rd, the new Federal and Junior Duck Stamps go on sale. Federal duck stamps are mandatory waterfowl hunting license requirements every hunter over the age of 16 must purchase and carry. Through this program, hunting ducks, geese, and …

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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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Get Active on National Wildlife Refuges this Earth Day!

April 22nd is a very special today. Together we will celebrate our 47th Earth Day and the wonderful planet we live on. As our world comes together, we encourage you to be active participants. Here is what you can do …

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FAQs – The Repeal of the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge Rule

On March 21, 2017, the U.S. Senate followed the House in voting (52-47) to use the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to permanently void the Alaska National Wildlife Rule, which had prohibited some hunting practices to specifically reduce predator populations on …

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