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Your National Monuments Are in Jeopardy!

Today, President Trump signed an Executive Order directing the Secretary of Interior to review all national monument designated within the past 20 years under the Clinton, Bush and Obama Administrations, in an attempt to rescind, revoke, or possibly eliminate them. …

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Celebrate the Centennial Anniversary of the Migratory Bird Treaty!

One hundred years ago, on August 16, 1916, the U.S. and Great Britain, on behalf of Canada, signed the first Migratory Bird Treaty to recognize the significance and international importance to conserve, protect and manage migratory birds and their habitats. …

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Wildlife Refuges at Risk from Dangerous Amendments to Interior Spending Bill

Today, the House is scheduled to begin debate on more than 130 amendments to the FY17 House Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies appropriations bill (HR 5538). While the Interior spending bill does include a $3.5 million increase for the Refuge …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2016/07/wildlife-refuges-at-risk-from-dangerous-amendments-to-interior-spending-bill/

The Migratory Bird/Duck Stamp Should Increase in Price

UPDATE: The Bill has passed the House, and now moves to the Senate.  Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Dan Ashe has released a statement commending the U.S. House of Representatives for their decision, “The increase is desperately …

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