Tag Archive: Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Senate Votes to Allow Unsportsmanlike Conduct on Alaskan National Wildlife Refuges

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, the U.S. Senate voted 52 – 47 to use the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to permanently void the Alaska National Wildlife Rule which had prohibited practices such as killing bear cubs and wolf pups along with …

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#OptOutside on Black Friday!

Over 2.4 million Americans have pledged to #OptOutside this upcoming Black Friday. If you are considering places to visit, don’t forget about your nearest national wildlife refuge. There is one within an hour of most people in the U.S. You …

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Winter is Coming!

Halloween has come and gone and Thanksgiving will be here sooner then we think. But, for the polar bears of the arctic region, winter is already in full swing. November marks the time of the year when the ice stars …

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Soul River Runs Wild – Transforming Youth and Veterans through Conservation

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska is the largest, wildest, and most pristine national wildlife refuge in the National Wildlife Refuge System. This place of extraordinary wilderness protects, in an undisturbed condition, fragile ecosystems, habitats, and wildlife. For Refuge Association …

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National Wildlife Refuge Association’s 2015 Annual Report is out!

FY15 was a banner year for the Refuge Association, marking our 40th anniversary. We’re excited to share our latest annual report, which covers the many successes we had.

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Senators Michael Bennet and Ed Markey Introduce Arctic Refuge Wilderness Bill

The bill offers a sensible alternative to several bills that have been introduced in Congress that would open the Arctic to drilling, and it parallels legislation introduced in the House earlier this year to protect this critical area.

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The Flyer E-Newsletter: October 2015

Read the October 2015 edition of The Flyer.

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Signs Record of Decision for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Today, President Obama and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service made history. Geoffrey Haskett, Regional Director for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Alaska, signed the Record of Decision for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge’s new Comprehensive Conservation Plan (CCP) …

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New Protections for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Today, President Obama announced new protections for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska, and we are thrilled! Read our press release here. In a press release, Secretary of the Department of the Interior Sally Jewell released a new Comprehensive Conservation …

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No More Arctic Antics

David Houghton is the President of the National Wildlife Refuge Association. He has worked for and in partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for over 25 years. David has been involved with the National Wildlife Refuge Association since 2000: as the …

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