Category Archive: Wildlife

National Wildlife Refuge Responds to Emergency

In late July, the Lodgepole Complex Fire in northeastern Montana grew rapidly, with four separate fires joining to burn more than 270,000 acres in a matter of days. The fires devastated lands ranchers use for grazing their cattle. Charles M. …

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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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Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge – Ground Zero for Border Wall Expansion

Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge, located along the Rio Grande River on the U.S. border with Mexico in south Texas, is one of the most ecologically important areas in the nation and unfortunately is at the forefront of the Trump …

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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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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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Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument

When you think of Hawaii, what comes to mind? Is it the nature: beautiful land and ocean ecosystems that compose the state? Is it the history, native Hawaiian culture? Or is it the wildlife: diverse seabirds, fish, and coral? Each …

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Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument

Due to widespread public support to protect areas for their natural, scientific, and historic significance within the Northeast Atlantic Ocean, President Barack Obama created the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument on September 15, 2016,. This area became the …

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Exploring the Deepest Part of Our Ocean

Have you ever wondered what goes on at the very bottom of the ocean? Located in the Western Pacific, Marianas Trench provides us a glimpse into the answer. Marianas Trench is the deepest part of the world’s oceans, yet it …

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Rose Atoll National Wildlife Refuge – A Wild Paradise

**ALERT: This afternoon, Secretary Zinke announced his intention to recommend to President Trump that the Bears Ears National Monument in Utah be greatly reduced in size. While no decision was announced regarding the marine monuments, this is not a good …

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Your Marine National Monuments are at Risk – Take Action Today!

The United States manages and protects some of the world’s most precious and intact marine ecosystems designated as marine national monuments. Over 7,000 known marine species, 23 seabird species, 30 marine mammal species, 200 coral species, and 25 threatened and …

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