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Refuge Association Welcomes New Florida Refuge Liaison

The National Wildlife Refuge Association is pleased to welcome Jon Andrew as our new Florida Refuge Liaison. Jon will represent the Refuge Association to facilitate communication with refuge managers, staff, Friends Groups, and local stakeholders about issues affecting refuges in Florida. He has an extensive background working as a refuge manager in Florida and as the Southeast Regional Refuge Chief.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/10/refuge-association-welcomes-new-florida-refuge-liaison/

14 Refuges: Portland-Vancouver Urban Wildlife Refuge Project

Portland, Oregon is a bustling port town that’s experiencing rapid growth, and faces many challenges around striking a balance between preservation of public lands, investing in communities, and promoting economic investment. Across the Columbia River in Washington, the city of Vancouver is becoming a magnet for people moving to the region for work and retirement. But it isn’t just the vibrant communities and amenities that attract people; world-class park systems and access to various public lands are just as important as lively brewpubs and an established music scene, and six national wildlife refuges are among the areas easily accessible to this major metro area.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/08/portland-vancouver-urban-wildlife-refuge/

Refuge Association Attends The 2018 USFWS Southeast Region Training for Maintenance Professionals

On July 25th, The Refuge Association had the pleasure of attending USFWS’ 2018 Southeast Region Training for Maintenance Professionals. This year’s training took place in Auburn, Alabama and was conducted to empower USFWS’ maintenance professionals to lead through change by sharing, communicating, …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/07/refuge-association-attends-the-2018-usfws-southeast-region-training-for-maintenance-professionals/

National Wildlife Refuge Association Commends Bi-Partisan Bill to Address Refuge System Backlog

Click the image below to read our press release praising a bi-partisan bill that could reduce Refuge System backlog by as much as $130 million annually!  To see all of our press releases click here.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/07/commends-bi-partisan-bill-to-address-refuge-system-backlog/

Reacquaint Yourself With Your Community Wildlife Refuge!

Listen to the Refuge Radio Podcast episode where we have a conversation with NWRA’s Urban Refuge Program – Joy Blackwood, Angie Horn & Bhargavi Karumuri about urban wildlife refuges and the Refuge Association’s efforts to raise the profile of 14 …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/06/reacquaint-yourself-with-your-community-wildlife-refuge/

James W. Kurth Presented with Theodore Roosevelt Lifetime Achievement Award

Click the image below to read our press release on the National Wildlife Refuge Association presenting James W. Kurth, with the prestigious Theodore Roosevelt Lifetime Achievement Award!  To see all of our press releases click here.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/05/james-w-kurth-presented-with-theodore-roosevelt-lifetime-achievement-award/

Did You Miss The Friends Assessment Webinar?

Don’t worry, you can catch a recording of the webinar below! 

Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/04/did-you-miss-the-friends-assessment-webinar/

Santa Ana Gets Reprieve from Border Wall

There will be no border wall dividing the Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge anytime soon. But the fight to protect this 2000-acre jewel that is home to nearly 200 species including endangered ocelots is far from over. 

Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/04/santa-ana-gets-reprieve-from-border-wall/

Curious About Our Friends Assessment Results?

“How does your Friends group stack up against other groups nationwide? Find out by tuning in to our Friends Assessment Webinar”

Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/04/curious-about-our-friends-assessment-results/

Joe Browder – A Conservation Warrior Remembered

South Florida and the Everglades would be a very different place today if it was not for the extraordinary work, passion, and dedication of Joe Browder. Our dear friend and advisor to the Refuge Association, Joe Browder, passed away on …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2016/09/joe-browder-a-conservation-warrior-remembered/

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