Tag Archive: Capitol Hill

Protected: Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Rally

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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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Friends Groups Educate Members of Congress on Wildlife Refuge Issues

Attendees shared personal stories to inform lawmakers and their staffers about how federal budget decisions impact individual wildlife refuges and the Refuge System as a whole.

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New Draft House Bill Would Gut The Land And Water Conservation Fund

Today a draft bill was released to re-write one of the most successful conservation programs in U.S. history, the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and if enacted, would essentially end the federal side of the program.

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Friends Come to Washington!

Refuge Friends are incredibly valued partners of the Refuge System. Dedicated and passionate about their refuge, Friends show their support in a variety of ways, including advocating for their refuge and the Refuge System as a whole on Capitol Hill. …

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Urban Wildlife Refuge Program Highlighted on Capitol Hill

This morning, congressional staffers with partners and supporters of the National Wildlife Refuge System joined the Chief of the Refuge System Jim Kurth and Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Dan Ashe for a congressional briefing on the …

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Protection Act and Volunteer and Community Partnership Act

Earlier this month, the Environment and Public Works Committee held a hearing to discuss two bills that are very important to the National Wildlife Refuge System: S. 2560, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Protection Act, and H.R. 1300, …

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House Interior Funding Bill is a Mixed Bag

Yesterday, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies marked up its Fiscal Year 2015 spending bill, which provides funding for the National Wildlife Refuge System and numerous important conservation programs. The best news coming out of the …

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