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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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President Calls for Full Funding of Land and Water Conservation Fund

President Obama announced plans to request full funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund in his FY17 budget request.

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2016 Legislative Priorities Document Released

    The National Wildlife Refuge System should receive at least $506.6 million in operations and maintenance funding in FY17, according to a new report released by the National Wildlife Refuge Association. This and other legislative priorities are included in …

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National Wildlife Refuge Association Applauds President’s FY2016 Budget Request

The National Wildlife Refuge Association applauds President Obama’s FY2016 budget request for including a $34 million increase for the National Wildlife Refuge System budget and $900 million for the Land and Water Conservation Fund among its conservation priorities. The President’s …

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Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge New Visitor Center Grand Opening

This Saturday, January 24, is the grand opening of the new visitor center at Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge in Nevada. National Wildlife Refuge Association’s Western Programs Manager Ron Cole will be in attendance to show our continued support as the organization played …

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Refuges Nourish Local Economies

Last year, people flocked to refuges up and down the East Coast as far south as North Carolina’s Outer Banks to see what some call “the elusive snowy owls,” Arctic birds that are rare winter visitors in those areas.  This …

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The New Congress – What’s Ahead for National Wildlife Refuges?

The 114th Congress convened on January 6 with new Republican leadership in the Senate and continued Republican leadership in the House of Representatives, as President Barack Obama serves the last two years of his presidency. So what does this mean …

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Omnibus Spending Bill Includes Budget Increase for Refuge System

The House and Senate finally came to agreement this week on an omnibus-spending package that will fund the vast majority of federal government programs until the end of September, the remainder of FY 2015. Overall, the bill retains status quo …

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