Tag Archive: J.N. ‘Ding’ Darling National Wildlife Refuge

Combating the Water Quality Attack on the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge

Red Tide: Part II – A Friend’s Story
NWRA welcomes a guest blog by our partner, the “Ding” Darling Wildlife Society about impacts to their refuge from toxic red tide and green algae, and their efforts to find solutions.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/09/combating-the-water-quality-attack-on-the-j-n-ding-darling-national-wildlife-refuge/

Red Tide, Algae Blooms and Impacts to our National Wildlife Refuges

Over the summer, the nation has seen devastating impacts to wildlife and people from algae blooms including red tide, with the most widely reported on occurring along the Gulf Coast of Florida. Photos of dead sea turtles, dolphins, sea birds and fish, and even a 26 foot long whale shark have been circulating on the news and on social media. The red tide in southwest Florida over the last is one of the worst on record, killing hundreds of thousands of animals, causing severe respiratory problems in humans, and impacting tourism.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/09/red-tide-algae-blooms-and-impacts-to-our-national-wildlife-refuges/

What’s the Best Place for Birding? Vote Through March 28

Seven wildlife refuges were included in the mix–we’d love to see one take the top spot! Now through March 28 you can vote up to once per day.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2016/03/best-place-for-birding-vote-through-march-28/

2015 Wildlife Refuge Photo Contest Winners Announced  

An American kestrel perched on a cattail at Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, photographed by Dennis Davenport, in Washington was the grand prize winner in our 2015 Wildlife Refuge Photography Contest.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2015/12/2015-wildlife-refuge-photo-contest-winners-announced/

What is Your Favorite Wildlife Refuge to Visit?

From the splashing bright blue waters on the shores of Hawaii, to the dry beautiful desert in Nevada, there is something for everyone in the Refuge System. So, in honor of National Travel and Tourism Week, we thought we’d take …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2015/05/what-is-your-favorite-wildlife-refuge-to-visit/