Santa Ana Gets Reprieve from Border Wall

There will be no border wall dividing the Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge anytime soon. But the fight to protect this 2000-acre jewel that is home to nearly 200 species including endangered ocelots is far from over. 

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10 Cities Campaign: SoCal Urban Wildlife Refuge Project

Video produced for the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service by Tandem Stills + Motion in collaboration with The National Wildlife Refuge Association.  In 2014, the San Diego National Wildlife Refuge Complex led the charge in responding to a question posed …

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Curious About Our Friends Assessment Results?

“How does your Friends group stack up against other groups nationwide? Find out by tuning in to our Friends Assessment Webinar”

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10 Cities Campaign: Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge

Named for a prominent environmental and native rights leader from the nearby Nisqually reservation, the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge in Washington encompasses a variety of different habitats thanks to its location at the delta of the Nisqually River where it meets the salt water of the Puget Sound.

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FY18 Omnibus Appropriations Bill — What’s In It?

On March 23, 2018, President Trump signed a final omnibus appropriations bill for fiscal year 2018 (FY18) which included many wildlife conservation priorities. The fiscal year officially began on October 1, 2017 but the government has been funded through a series of “Continuing Resolutions” since then. This funding bill will fund the government until September 30, 2018. In the meanwhile, work is already underway on fiscal year 2019 bill.

So – what was in the final law?

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10 Cities Campaign: Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge

Bear River is a freshwater tributary that flows into the Great Salt Lake in Utah. Surrounded by mountain ranges and on two major bird migration flyways, Bear River’s delta to the northeast of the Great Salt Lake is an oasis in the desert for migratory birds.

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10 Cities Campaign: Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge

Situated entirely within the city of New Orleans is the 23,000-acre Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge, one of the largest of the eight refuges within the Southeast Louisiana National Wildlife Refuges Complex (SELA NWRC), designated by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as a priority urban wildlife refuge.

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10 Cities Campaign: Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge

“To everything, there is a season.” Nowhere is this more fitting than with Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge. The Arsenal is truly an urban refuge, located northeast of Denver’s rapidly developing neighborhoods along the South Platte River, and west …

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Happy Birthday National Wildlife Refuge System, 115 Years Old!

Today is the National Wildlife Refuge System’s Birthday! To celebrate we created a story on the Marine National Monuments and their relationships with National Wildlife Refuges.  Read about Papahānaumokuākea, the Pacific Remote Islands, Rose Atoll and Mariana Trench.   We hope you enjoy! 

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10 Cities Campaign: Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge

 Video produced for the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service by Tandem Stills + Motion in collaboration with The National Wildlife Refuge Association.  Another View of the Bay Joy Blackwood, Urban Refuge Program Director One of the great joys of …

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