Tag Archive: Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge

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/

Spotting Wildlife and Wintering Birds at Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge

Near the southwestern border of Washington State, you’ll find Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge. This 5,218 acre refuge, containing a mixture of wetlands, grasslands, riparian corridors and forests, lies along a lower section of the Columbia River. Wildlife in these habitats …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2016/02/spotting-wildlife-and-wintering-birds-at-ridgefield-national-wildlife-refuge/

2015 Wildlife Refuge Photo Contest Winners Announced  

An American kestrel perched on a cattail at Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, photographed by Dennis Davenport, in Washington was the grand prize winner in our 2015 Wildlife Refuge Photography Contest.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2015/12/2015-wildlife-refuge-photo-contest-winners-announced/