Tag Archive: advocacy

Interior Budget Bill Loaded with Riders Targeting the National Wildlife Refuge System Passes the House

Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed a Fiscal Year 2017 Interior, Environment and Related Agencies Appropriations Act (H.R. 5538) loaded with damaging riders that affect the National Wildlife Refuge System. “The policy ramifications of these riders are significant and deserve …

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Friends Group & Refuge Association Voices Prevent Department of Defense from Taking over Management of Nevada Refuge

“Don’t bomb the bighorn!” was a key phrase in a successful campaign, coordinated by Friends of Nevada Wilderness with help from the National Wildlife Refuge Association.

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Friends and Refuges: A Valuable Partnership

Did you know that volunteers and refuge “Friends” do approximately 20 percent of all work on national wildlife refuges – the equivalent of 648 full time employees? Friends groups exist to support national wildlife refuges, and they do just that …

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Do’s and Don’ts for Friends During Election Season

Fall is a very exciting time for refuges. With festivals, Refuge Week celebrations, and so much more, it is a great time to ask your elected officials to visit. Friends CAN and SHOULD invite elected officials to these events – …

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