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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.

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/

Former DOI Officials Send Letter on Migratory Bird Treaty Act to Secretary Zinke

On Dec 22nd, Secretary Zinke issued guidance to reinterpret one of the oldest and most important conservation laws of our nation – the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) which will have implications on migratory birds. Bipartisan Interior leaders from several …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/01/letter-on-migratory-bird-treaty-act-to-secretary-zinke-from-former-doi-officials/

Southwest Florida Landscape Conservation Design

It is a well known is the fact that Florida is one of the fastest growing states with more than 350,000 new people moving there each year.  Yet, the rural heartlands of southwest and south-central Florida harbor a rich mosaic …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2017/12/southwest-florida-landscape-conservation-design/

Secretary Zinke pushes for Izembek Road

 “Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is pushing a plan to build a road through the protected Izembek Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. Critics say it’s a dangerous precedent.”  

Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2017/12/cnn-special-report-secretary-zinke-pushes-for-izembek-road/

U.S. Senate Votes to Open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to Oil & Gas Drilling

America’s Last Frontier to Be Developed to Pay For Corporate Tax Cuts Washington, D.C. In the dead of night during a marathon of voting on a bill that no lawmaker had time to read, the United States Senate voted to …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2017/12/u-s-senate-votes-to-open-the-arctic-national-wildlife-refuge-to-oil-gas-drilling/

Help REI Grow the OptOutside Movement – Share With Your Networks

For the last two years REI’s award-winning #OptOutside campaign has encouraged more than 7 million people to #OptOutside. This week, they alerted us that they have launched #OptOutside for 2017. To further support the movement to get more Americans outside …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2017/11/help-rei-grow-the-optoutside-movement-share-with-your-networks/

Senate Takes Shocking Step to Open Arctic Refuge to Oil & Gas Drilling

October 20, 2017 Last night, the U.S. Senate took a shocking step towards opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas drilling. In a vote of 52 to 48, with one Democrat (Sen. Manchin, D-WV) joining all but …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2017/10/senate-takes-shocking-step-to-open-arctic-refuge-to-oil-gas-drilling/

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