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The Rodent Situation (Not Your Grandfather’s Mouse)

By Rob Taylor, Restoration Ecologist for the Refuge Association   Spawned from undersea volcanoes and thousands of miles from any continent, the Hawaiian Islands harbor very few indigenous land animals. Once in a while a bird or insect made its …

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Midway Atoll: A Home for Everyone – Birds, Refuge Association Employees and Plants!

One of the oldest breeding wild bird on the planet, calls a national wildlife refuge home. In the middle of the Pacific Ocean lies Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge, where Wisdom, a 66-year-old Laysan albatross, has recently returned for the …

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Wildlife Refuges at Risk from Dangerous Amendments to Interior Spending Bill

Today, the House is scheduled to begin debate on more than 130 amendments to the FY17 House Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies appropriations bill (HR 5538). While the Interior spending bill does include a $3.5 million increase for the Refuge …

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