National Wildlife Refuge Association

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Date registered: June 15, 2012

Latest posts

  1. Disaster Relief Bill Includes Significant Funding For Wildlife Refuges — May 24, 2019
  2. Theodore Roosevelt Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient, Jim Kurth, Retires — May 24, 2019
  3. Former U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Leaders Respond to Alaska Governor’s Letter — May 8, 2019
  4. Refuge Renamed After Conservation Hero — April 22, 2019
  5. Refuge Association Launches Spring On Refuges Campaign — April 18, 2019

Most commented posts

  1. An open letter to the American people: Events at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge — 47 comments
  2. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Bans GMOs and Neonicotinoid Insecticides — 26 comments
  3. Hunting and Fishing at Wildlife Refuges Expanded — 14 comments
  4. FAQs – The Repeal of the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge Rule — 13 comments
  5. Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge—Border Wall Through the Refuge? — 12 comments

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Disaster Relief Bill Includes Significant Funding For Wildlife Refuges

Great news! Yesterday, the Senate passed a disaster relief bill that includes significant funding for wildlife refuges: $82.4 million total. $32.4 million of that funding is going towards damage from Hurricanes Lane (Hawaii), Michael (Florida panhandle), and Florence (Carolinas), plus …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2019/05/disaster-relief-bill-includes-significant-funding-for-wildlife-refuges/

Theodore Roosevelt Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient, Jim Kurth, Retires

On this date last year, the National Wildlife Refuge Association presented the Theodore Roosevelt Lifetime Achievement Award to Jim Kurth, Deputy Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. We are sad to learn that Jim will be stepping down …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2019/05/theodore-roosevelt-lifetime-achievement-award-recipient-jim-kurth-retires/

Former U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Leaders Respond to Alaska Governor’s Letter

a response from our President and former FWS Alaska Regional Director Geoffrey L. Haskett and Former U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) Director Jamie
Rappaport Clark to Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy’s criticism of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service staff.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2019/05/former-u-s-fish-and-wildlife-service-leaders-respond-to-alaska-governors-letter/

Refuge Renamed After Conservation Hero

On April 17, a ceremony was held to re-name the Nathaniel P. Reed Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge. On hand were more than 350 guests and dignitaries to honor a great conservation champion. Mr. Reed’s family donated the beach portion …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2019/04/refuge-renamed-after-conservation-hero/

Refuge Association Launches Spring On Refuges Campaign

We are excited to announce our Spring Fundraising and Advocacy Campaign starting on Earth Day, Monday, April 22nd and we need your help! The National Wildlife Refuge Association is the leading advocate and voice for the National Wildlife Refuge System. …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2019/04/refuge-association-launches-spring-on-refuges-campaign/

Refuge Association Assists in Cambalache Dam Removal

The Refuge Association has been instrumental in assisting USFWS with the Cambalache Dam removal in Puerto Rico.  The removal of the dam will benefit conservation of the Río Grande de Arecibo. “Removal of the Cambalache Dam is a critical step …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2019/03/refuge-association-assists-in-cambalache-dam-removal/

Working In Alaska

The National Wildlife Refuge Association continues to counter an assault on Alaska’s 16 national wildlife refuges by the state’s powerful congressional delegation, now empowered by the Trump administration to undo 40 years of protection afforded Alaska’s refuges by the 1980 …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2019/03/our-work-to-protect-alaska-wildlife/

Significant Proposed Increase for Refuge System – Other Core Programs Slashed

Click the image below to read our press release regarding the President’s FY2020 budget.  To see all of our press releases click here.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2019/03/significant-proposed-increase-for-refuge-system-other-core-programs-slashed/

Conversation About Conservation 2019

On January 19, Refuge Association board member, Dragana Connaughton of Palm Beach hosted a “Conversation about Conservation” event near her home for friends, neighbors and those interested to learn more about the work of the National Wildlife Refuge Association. Our …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2019/02/conversation-about-conservation-2019/

Passage of Public Lands Package (S.47) by the Senate

February 13. 2019 The National Wildlife Refuge Association is thrilled that the Senate has passed a public lands package that includes reauthorization of one of the most important conservation laws in our nation – the Land and Water Conservation Fund …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2019/02/national-wildlife-refuge-statement-on-passage-of-public-lands-package-s-47-by-the-senate/

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