Tag Archive: Julie Morris

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.

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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/

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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The Refuge Association Welcomes Julie Morris and Rick Schultz to the Team

The National Wildlife Refuge Association is thrilled to welcome two new members to the team! Julie Morris has been hired as the new Conservation Program Manager, Florida and the Gulf Coast and Rick Schultz has been hired as the new …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2015/01/the-refuge-association-welcomes-julie-morris-and-rick-schultz-to-the-team/