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President Obama Visits Florida Everglades to Speak Out About Climate Change

In his first-ever visit to the Florida Everglades, President Obama today marked the occasion with an Earth Day speech about the need to address climate change. National Wildlife Refuge Association President David Houghton had a front-row seat for the speech, …

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Signs Record of Decision for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Today, President Obama and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service made history. Geoffrey Haskett, Regional Director for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Alaska, signed the Record of Decision for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge’s new Comprehensive Conservation Plan (CCP) …

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New Protections for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Today, President Obama announced new protections for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska, and we are thrilled! Read our press release here. In a press release, Secretary of the Department of the Interior Sally Jewell released a new Comprehensive Conservation …

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State of the Union Sets the Stage for FY16 Budget

Last night’s State of the Union touched on many pressing issues facing the nation, from immigration to health care to the economy. President Obama summarized his vision, and asked both sides of the aisle to put aside differences to solve …

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