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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/

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/

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/

Let the Trump administration know Arctic Refuge is no place for oil and gas drilling

This post is a guest commentary from National Wildlife Refuge Association president Geoff Haskett and is written in response to an OP-ED originally published June 1, 2018 in the Seattle Times.  You can read the full OP-ED here. I had …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/06/let-the-trump-administration-know-arctic-refuge-is-no-place-for-oil-and-gas-drilling/

Help Us Protect The Best Mom of the Natural World – Wisdom – The World’s Oldest Living Bird

Donate Today – Help us protect the best Mom of the Natural World – Wisdom – the world’s oldest living bird. With your gift of $100 or more, you will receive a hand stamped bracelet created by artist and photographer, …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/04/wisdom/

Urban Wildlife Refuge Program Enhances Seattle Students Summer

The Lake Sammamish Urban Refuge Partnership, one of more than 20 similar partnerships, is working to build a connected conservation constituency in the Seattle metro urban area. Working to connect urban dwellers to nature as stewards of native kokanee salmon …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/01/urban-wildlife-refuge-program-enhances-seattle-students-summer/

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