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Florida Cabinet Approves Conservation Purchases to Protect 3,000 Acres in Everglades Headwaters NWR

Today, August 16th, the Florida Cabinet approved the purchases of two significant conservation properties that will protect more than 3,000 acres of pristine habitat within the Everglades Headwaters National Wildlife Refuge and Conservation Partnership Area. These purchases will be made …

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Wildlife Refuges Aiding in Efforts to Slow Climate Change

If you’re reading this blog, chances are you appreciate and value the National Wildlife Refuge System and all that it has to offer. We are well aware of the immense benefits to wildlife and habitat that these open spaces provide. …

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Wildlife Refuges Reaching the People

Support for wildlife conservation is how our protected lands stay protected. It is more important now than it ever has been to build a strong constituency for the National Wildlife Refuge System as well as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife …

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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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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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Partners for Conservation Advocating for Landscape Conservation Throughout the Country

Steve Jester is the Executive Director of Partners for Conservation (PFC). PFC embodies a grassroots movement of private landowners working with agencies, non-profit organizations, and policymakers to collaborate on conservation projects for present and future generations. It represents the voices …

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Partnerships in the Refuge System: International Wildlife Refuge Alliance and the Wyandot of Anderdon Nation

Joann Van Aken is the Executive Director of the International Wildlife Refuge Alliance (IWRA). The mission of the International Wildlife Refuge Alliance is to support the first international wildlife refuge in North America by working through partnerships to protect, conserve, …

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San Diego National Wildlife Refuge Complex Wins $1 million in Urban Wildlife Refuge Challenge

This morning, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced that the San Diego National Wildlife Refuge Complex is the winner of a nationwide competition among urban wildlife refuges to receive an addition $1 million this year-  and in subsequent years- …

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Partnerships in the Refuge System: Wichita Mountains

Partnerships between national wildlife refuges and local groups, other government agencies, and various stakeholders are designed to build lasting relationships that benefit conservation. In the coming weeks, we’ll take a look at some successful partnerships that are helping the U.S. …

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