Tag Archive: Friends

Desirée Sorenson-Groves Presented with Cal Lensink Advocacy Champion Award

Click the image below to read our press release regarding our President of Government Affairs, Desirée Sorenson-Groves, receiving the Cal Lensink Advocacy Champion Award!  To see all of our press releases click here.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/11/desiree-sorenson-groves-presented-with-cal-lensink-advocacy-champion-award/

14 Refuges: John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge

Amidst the hustle and bustle of cities in the Northeast regional corridor like Baltimore, Philadelphia, and DC, there are many hidden gems where people and wildlife come together. Learn about the wonders of exploring local urban refuges, all within two …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/08/14-refuges-john-heinz-national-wildlife-refuge/

14 Refuges: Portland-Vancouver Urban Wildlife Refuge Project

Portland, Oregon is a bustling port town that’s experiencing rapid growth, and faces many challenges around striking a balance between preservation of public lands, investing in communities, and promoting economic investment. Across the Columbia River in Washington, the city of Vancouver is becoming a magnet for people moving to the region for work and retirement. But it isn’t just the vibrant communities and amenities that attract people; world-class park systems and access to various public lands are just as important as lively brewpubs and an established music scene, and six national wildlife refuges are among the areas easily accessible to this major metro area.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/08/portland-vancouver-urban-wildlife-refuge/

NFWF Friends Grants Program 2018

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Announces 2018 Friends Grants Program Friends organizations must submit their proposals before midnight on September 27 for grants that provide funding for organizational capacity building; projects initiated and managed by Friends organizations; and peer-to-peer coaching. This year, for …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/07/nfwf-friends-grants-program-2018/

Inexpensive Marketing Tools to Grow Your Friends Group

Operating a small non-profit like a Friends Group takes a lot of work. When you’re coordinating volunteers, raising money, organizing events, or advocating for the National Wildlife Refuge System, your marketing and communication efforts can fall by the wayside if you don’t have enough resources.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/06/inexpensive-marketing-tools-to-grow-your-friends-group/

Friends Call: What You Can Do Now To Help The Refuge System!

The National Wildlife Refuge Association and Coalition for Refuge Friends and Advocates held a conference call on June 6th to discuss what Friends can do to help the Refuge System during the Summer Recess. Topics included an update on appropriations, …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/06/friends-call-what-you-can-do-now-to-help-the-refuge-system/

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”

Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/04/curious-about-our-friends-assessment-results/

Migratory Bird Day and Flyways!

May 13th: Migratory Bird Day! This day aims to celebrate all migratory birds and the Migratory Bird Treaty Act that protects them. It is one of the oldest wildlife protection laws, and since its enactment in 1918, it has saved …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2017/05/migratory-bird-day-and-flyways/

Make a Difference to Protect Refuges

As a new Administration comes to Washington, DC, now is a critical time for us to work together as refuge supporters and members of the Friends community to protect our National Wildlife Refuge System. If we wish to galvanize support …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2017/01/make-a-difference-to-protect-refuges/

Friends of Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge Accepts 2016 Molly Krival Friends Group of the Year Award

The Friends of Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge in Minnesota proudly accepted the 2016 Molly Krival Friends Group of the Year Award, sponsored by the National Wildlife Refuge Association. The award, named to honor the late Molly Krival – a pioneer …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2016/07/friends-of-tamarac-national-wildlife-refuge-accepts-2016-molly-krival-friends-group-of-the-year-award/

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