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Friends Groups Educate Members of Congress on Wildlife Refuge Issues

Attendees shared personal stories to inform lawmakers and their staffers about how federal budget decisions impact individual wildlife refuges and the Refuge System as a whole.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2016/01/friends-groups-educate-members-of-congress-on-wildlife-refuge-issues/

Friends and Refuges: A Valuable Partnership

Did you know that volunteers and refuge “Friends” do approximately 20 percent of all work on national wildlife refuges – the equivalent of 648 full time employees? Friends groups exist to support national wildlife refuges, and they do just that …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2014/10/friends-and-refuges-a-valuable-partnership/