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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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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Big Win For Izembek National Wildlife Refuge

The National Wildlife Refuge Association is thrilled with the news that the Federal District Court has today voided the land exchange agreement that would have built a road through the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge. The land exchange would have gutted …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2019/03/big-win-for-izembek-national-wildlife-refuge/

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/

The Refuge Association’s Work 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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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.

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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/

Welcoming The 116th Congress

Welcome to the start of the116th Congress! Today, 90 new House members and 9 new Senators enter the Capitol complex for their first day on the job. 102 House Members and 25 Senators are women – the highest number in …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2019/01/welcoming-the-116th-congress/

Unwanted Melody

“The Arctic Refuge is a pristine land that needs to be cherished, and I wanted my poem to serve as a reminder that we as a community have not forgotten about it even though it has been almost a year since the drilling was proposed in the most recent Tax Bill”.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/11/unwanted-melody/

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