Tag Archive: Beyond the Boundaries

Rooney, Perdue View Ranchers’ Land and Water Conservation Efforts

This press release has been re-published from Florida Representative Tom Rooney’s office.  Aug 18, 2017 Press Release FORT MYERS, FL – This morning, Congressman Tom Rooney (FL-17) and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue observed critical water quality and land …

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Pea Island NWR Powers Up the Outer Banks

The Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge on the Outer Banks of North Carolina has long been helping power the local economy through ecotourism and beautiful natural beaches, but this summer, the refuge was more than an economic power house, it …

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Restoring Critical Habitat in the Bear River and Green River Watershed

For years, the National Wildlife Refuge Association has been pivotal in restoring critical habitat throughout rangelands in the Bear River and Green River watersheds. In 2016, the Refuge Association joined the USFWS and private landowners to celebrate the acquisition of …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2017/05/restoring-critical-habitat-in-the-bear-river-and-green-river-watershed/

Reflecting On 2016 and Preparing for 2017

  Accomplishments in 2016 The past year presented many challenges for our National Wildlife Refuge System. We found ourselves confronted with some expected obstacles, such as insufficient Operations and Maintenance funding, while others developed suddenly and severely threatened the integrity …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2016/12/wrapping-up-2016-and-preparing-for-2017/

Fernando Núñez-García Hired as Caribbean Conservation Coordinator

We are very pleased to welcome Fernando Núñez-García as the new Caribbean Conservation Coordinator for the National Wildlife Refuge Association. Núñez-García will conduct community outreach and public engagement activities throughout Puerto Rico, working closely with the Puerto Rican Parrot Interagency …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2016/11/fernando-nunez-garcia-hired-as-caribbean-conservation-coordinator/

Partners for Conservation – 21st Century Landscape Conservation

Partners for Conservation (PFC) formed in 2010 as the result of years of public and private partnerships between landowners, government agencies and non-profit organizations. PFC is a collaborative movement of private landowners from across the country that work with partners …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2016/11/partners-for-conservation-21st-century-landscape-conservation/

National Bison Range

July 20, 2016 Dear Supporters, On June 10, 2016, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (CSKT) released draft legislation that would transfer the National Bison Range in Montana from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to the Secretary of the …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2016/07/national-bison-range/

Manatees Huddle by the Hundreds at Three Sisters Springs

This manatee spring break party, of sorts, began on Monday as the docile mammals moved to the springs’ warmer waters. With its constant temperature of 72 degrees Fahrenheit, Three Sisters Springs is the perfect spot for manatees seeking refuge from the cold.

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Celebrating 25 Years of Partnerships benefiting Fish and Wildlife

NWRA is delighted to join in celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Partners for Fish and Wildlife program – one of the most effective ways national wildlife refuges and the FWS work together with private landowners to conserve and restore …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2012/08/celebrating-25-years-of-partnerships-benefiting-fish-and-wildlife/

NWRA helps protect important wildlife corridor used by Florida panthers

The National Wildlife Refuge Association was instrumental in protecting habitat for the Florida panther by facilitating a diverse public and private partnership of organizations that collaborated to secure an important wildlife corridor called Panther Crossing near Kissimmee, Florida.

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