National Wildlife Refuge Association

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Date registered: June 15, 2012

Latest posts

  1. Significant Proposed Increase for Refuge System – Other Core Programs Slashed — March 14, 2019
  2. Conversation About Conservation 2019 — February 14, 2019
  3. Passage of Public Lands Package (S.47) by the Senate — February 13, 2019
  4. The State of Play- 2018 Elections and the 116th Congress — November 7, 2018
  5. Refuge Association Welcomes New Florida Refuge Liaison — October 15, 2018

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

Author's posts listings

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/

The State of Play- 2018 Elections and the 116th Congress

As of Wednesday morning, November 7, with many races still undecided, the leadership of the House will flip to the Democrats in the 116th Congress beginning January 3, 2019, but the Senate will remain controlled by the GOP. While the election shows how divided the country still is, the House will now have subpoena power over the Trump Administration and will be able to stop almost any proposed legislation from the President. In a word, near complete gridlock and two years of intense oversight of administrative actions.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/11/the-state-of-play-2018-elections-and-the-116th-congress/

Refuge Association Welcomes New Florida Refuge Liaison

The National Wildlife Refuge Association is pleased to welcome Jon Andrew as our new Florida Refuge Liaison. Jon will represent the Refuge Association to facilitate communication with refuge managers, staff, Friends Groups, and local stakeholders about issues affecting refuges in Florida. He has an extensive background working as a refuge manager in Florida and as the Southeast Regional Refuge Chief.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/10/refuge-association-welcomes-new-florida-refuge-liaison/

Now Open: 2019 Refuge System Awards!

Have you ever admired the dedication and talent of a coworker?
Have you ever wanted to recognize a colleague for his/her outstanding work?
Here’s your chance!

Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/10/now-open-2018-refuge-system-awards/

Combating the Water Quality Attack on the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge

Red Tide: Part II – A Friend’s Story
NWRA welcomes a guest blog by our partner, the “Ding” Darling Wildlife Society about impacts to their refuge from toxic red tide and green algae, and their efforts to find solutions.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/09/combating-the-water-quality-attack-on-the-j-n-ding-darling-national-wildlife-refuge/

Remembering An Environmental Hero: Nathaniel Pryor Reed

The National Wildlife Refuge Association is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of one of Florida’s most iconic environmentalists, Nathaniel Pryor Reed.  His undaunting support not only for the Florida Everglades, but the National Wildlife Refuge System and all …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/07/nathanielreed/

Friends Call: What You Can Do Now To Help The Refuge System!

The National Wildlife Refuge Association and Coalition for Refuge Friends and Advocates held a conference call on June 6th to discuss what Friends can do to help the Refuge System during the Summer Recess. Topics included an update on appropriations, …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/06/friends-call-what-you-can-do-now-to-help-the-refuge-system/

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/

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