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Make a Difference to Protect Refuges

As a new Administration comes to Washington, DC, now is a critical time for us to work together as refuge supporters and members of the Friends community to protect our National Wildlife Refuge System. If we wish to galvanize support …

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Friends of Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge Accepts 2016 Molly Krival Friends Group of the Year Award

The Friends of Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge in Minnesota proudly accepted the 2016 Molly Krival Friends Group of the Year Award, sponsored by the National Wildlife Refuge Association. The award, named to honor the late Molly Krival – a pioneer …

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Snowzilla Can’t Stop the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Hats off to all the NCTC staff – and other Service staff – who worked around the clock to make sure everyone attending the National Friends Training had a wonderful, if snowy, experience!

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Looking Back: the Friends Movement

To celebrate our 40th anniversary this year, we are publishing a “Looking Back” series of blogs. Each edition will feature a different person who was involved with the organization at different stages over our 40 year history. For our third …

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Three Reasons We Love Refuge System Friends and Volunteers

It’s National Volunteer Week! We appreciate and thank all of the Friends and volunteers of the National Wildlife Refuge System – wildlife refuges simply wouldn’t be the same without them.  More than 36,000 individuals volunteer their time to the Refuge …

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Valle De Oro National Wildlife Refuge Friends, Volunteers, and Supporters Contributing to Scientific Research

The very first urban national wildlife refuge in the Southwest, Valle De Oro National Wildlife Refuge, is also one of the first to take part in the pilot project called Nature’s Notebook. Nature’s Notebook is an online monitoring program of …

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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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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2014/11/friends-come-to-washington/

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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Partnerships in the Refuge System: Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge and Neighboring Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom

Sue Hix is the President of Friends of Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge and also a refuge volunteer. Planting the Seed It all started more than four years ago. The details are lost in the mists of time, but I do …

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Senate Resolution Commemorating National Wildlife Refuge Week

Our hard work has paid off! And when we say “our” that includes Friends from around the country. Just last week, the Senate passed a resolution declaring October 12-18 National Wildlife Refuge Week. This wouldn’t have happened without the help …

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Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2014/09/senate-resolution-commemorating-national-wildlife-refuge-week/

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