Tag Archive: NAWCA

Two Programs Critical to the Refuge System

Right now we have an opportunity to help by demonstrating support for two programs critical to the Refuge System: the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and the North American Wetland Conservation Act (NAWCA).

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Protecting Wildlife Across State and International Borders

What do the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act, State Wildlife Grants, and the North American Wetland Conservation Act all have in common? They protect species outside the boundaries of our public lands. Species cross state and international borders, and it’s …

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Migratory Bird Conservation Commission Authorizes Refuge Expansions

Did you buy a Federal Duck Stamp this year? Are you planning to? Ninety-eight cents for every dollar spent on this important stamp are used for conservation on wildlife refuges. Last week, the Migratory Bird Conservation Commission decided exactly where …

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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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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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Refuge Champion’s Final Migratory Bird Conservation Commission Meeting

This morning, Refuge System champion and conservation hero, Rep. John Dingell (D-MI) participated in his last meeting of the Migratory Bird Conservation Commission as he is retiring in January. He is the longest serving member of the Commission, having begun …

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