Tag Archive: Texas

Protect Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge

Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge in South Texas is now at the forefront of President Trump’s new border wall and we need your help to stop it! If the wall were built, it would be detrimental to the refuge, wildlife, …

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Texas Refuges Hurricane Harvey Update

As Hurricane Harvey continues to pummel Southeast Texas, our thoughts are with everyone who find themselves in the storm’s path, especially U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) staff and Friends and volunteers of the refuges impacted. We are relieved to report …

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Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge – Ground Zero for Border Wall Expansion

Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge, located along the Rio Grande River on the U.S. border with Mexico in south Texas, is one of the most ecologically important areas in the nation and unfortunately is at the forefront of the Trump …

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Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge Turns 70

This month, Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge is celebrating its 70th anniversary. We’re taking a look at one way the refuge has changed in response to the growing community and following up on the how the floods of 2015 could affect the refuge in 2016.

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Public and Private Groups Join to Accomplish Community Improvement and Skills Training at Laguna Atascosa

The project achieved two primary goals: Certify equipment operators with Team Rubicon to work on national wildlife refuges, and perform much-needed erosion control at the Texas wildlife refuge.

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Wiley ‘Dub’ Lyon Receives 2015 Refuge System Volunteer of the Year Award

Mr. Lyon the Award in recognition of his exemplary service to Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge in Texas.

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Butterfly Garden at Hagerman NWR Attracts People and Pollinators

Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge, TX is one of the many areas impacted by the intense flooding that devastated Texas and parts of Oklahoma in mid-May. The wildlife refuge is still dealing with the repercussions, one of which has been the …

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What is Your Favorite Wildlife Refuge to Visit?

From the splashing bright blue waters on the shores of Hawaii, to the dry beautiful desert in Nevada, there is something for everyone in the Refuge System. So, in honor of National Travel and Tourism Week, we thought we’d take …

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