National Wildlife Refuge Association

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Date registered: June 15, 2012

Latest posts

  1. James W. Kurth Presented with Theodore Roosevelt Lifetime Achievement Award — May 22, 2018
  2. Refuge Association Joins Efforts for the Recovery of the Critically Endangered Puerto Rican Parrot — May 1, 2018
  3. FY19 President’s Budget Request Memo — February 14, 2018
  4. Refuge Association Applauds Desperately Needed Emergency Funding in Budget Deal — February 13, 2018
  5. Refuge Association Joins Lawsuit to Stop Illegal Land Exchange at Izembek Refuge — January 31, 2018

Most commented posts

  1. An open letter to the American people: Events at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge — 47 comments
  2. Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge—Border Wall Through the Refuge? — 12 comments
  3. FAQs – The Repeal of the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge Rule — 11 comments
  4. National Bison Range — 11 comments
  5. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Bans GMOs and Neonicotinoid Insecticides — 9 comments

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James W. Kurth Presented with Theodore Roosevelt Lifetime Achievement Award

Click the image below to read our press release on the National Wildlife Refuge Association presenting James W. Kurth, with the prestigious Theodore Roosevelt Lifetime Achievement Award!  To see all of our press releases click here.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/05/james-w-kurth-presented-with-theodore-roosevelt-lifetime-achievement-award/

Refuge Association Joins Efforts for the Recovery of the Critically Endangered Puerto Rican Parrot

In March, 2018, the National Wildlife Refuge Association (NWRA) initiated a new project sponsored by the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), in collaboration with the Puerto Rico Department of Natural and Environmental Resources (PRDNER), to search individuals of the endemic and critical endangered Puerto Rican Parrots (Amazona vittata) in the Karst areas adjacent to the Rio Abajo Forest.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/05/refuge-association-joins-efforts-for-the-recovery-of-the-critically-endangered-puerto-rican-parrots/

FY19 President’s Budget Request Memo

On February 12, 2018, President Trump released his Budget request for fiscal year 2019 (FY19) appropriations for the Department of the Interior, including the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (FWS) National Wildlife Refuge System (NWRS).

Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/02/fy19-presidents-budget-request-memo/

Refuge Association Applauds Desperately Needed Emergency Funding in Budget Deal

Read our press release on The Refuge Association discussing the much-needed emergency funding that has been allocated to the refuges for natural disaster damage.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/02/refuge-association-applauds-desperately-needed-emergency-funding-in-budget-deal/

Refuge Association Joins Lawsuit to Stop Illegal Land Exchange at Izembek Refuge

Read our press release on The Refuge Association joining a lawsuit to stop the illegal land exchange happening at Izembek National Wildlife Refuge.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/01/refuge-association-joins-lawsuit-to-stop-illegal-land-exchange-at-izembek-refuge/

Instructions For Providing Written Public Testimony

An electronic copy of testimony must be received no later than close of business Friday, May 18, 2018. No exceptions. Email your testimony as an attachment to INApprop.Detailee@mail.house.gov with a subject line “Written Testimony”. All written testimony must comply with …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/01/instructions-for-providing-written-public-testimony/

Corona Ranch Easement Purchase

The Florida Governor and Cabinet recently approved a 2500-acre conservation easement purchase over the Corona Ranch in the Everglades Headwaters. The protection of this valuable property has been a priority for the Refuge Association and we are proud to have …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2017/11/corona-ranch-easement-purchase/

Bill to Support Volunteers on Wildlife Refuges Heard on Capitol Hill Today

Today, November 15th at 10:30 a.m., a hearing on Capitol Hill was held in the House of Representatives concerning H.R.3979, the Keep America’s Refuges Operational Act (KARO) of 2017.  This bill would reauthorize the Volunteer and Community Partnership Act and …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2017/11/bill-to-support-volunteers-on-wildlife-refuges-heard-on-capitol-hill-today/

News From The Everglades

License Agreement and Land Exchange at the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee NWR Almost 14 months ago we were sharing news that the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) was threatening to terminate the license agreement by which the Arthur R. …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2017/11/news-from-the-everglades/

Dr. Jane Goodall urges Congress to protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

Dr. Jane Goodall has just sent a letter to Congress urging them to protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Dr. Goodall has seen firsthand the destruction of habitats across the world and she implores Congress and the American people to ensure …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2017/11/dr-jane-goodall-urges-congress-to-protect-the-arctic-national-wildlife-refuge/

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