Tag Archive: USFWS

Inexpensive Marketing Tools to Grow Your Friends Group

Operating a small non-profit like a Friends Group takes a lot of work. When you’re coordinating volunteers, raising money, organizing events, or advocating for the National Wildlife Refuge System, your marketing and communication efforts can fall by the wayside if you don’t have enough resources.

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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.

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Steve Thompson Receives Lifetime Achievement Award From The National Wildlife Refuge Association

Read our press release on the National Wildlife Refuge Association presenting Steve Thompson, our former board member, and longtime USFWS leader, with a prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award

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Refuge Association Joins Efforts for the Recovery of the Critically Endangered Puerto Rican Parrot

In March, 2018, the National Wildlife Refuge Association (NWRA) initiated a new project sponsored by the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), in collaboration with the Puerto Rico Department of Natural and Environmental Resources (PRDNER), to search individuals of the endemic and critical endangered Puerto Rican Parrots (Amazona vittata) in the Karst areas adjacent to the Rio Abajo Forest.

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FY18 Omnibus Appropriations Bill — What’s In It?

On March 23, 2018, President Trump signed a final omnibus appropriations bill for fiscal year 2018 (FY18) which included many wildlife conservation priorities. The fiscal year officially began on October 1, 2017 but the government has been funded through a series of “Continuing Resolutions” since then. This funding bill will fund the government until September 30, 2018. In the meanwhile, work is already underway on fiscal year 2019 bill.

So – what was in the final law?

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10 Cities Campaign: Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge

Situated entirely within the city of New Orleans is the 23,000-acre Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge, one of the largest of the eight refuges within the Southeast Louisiana National Wildlife Refuges Complex (SELA NWRC), designated by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as a priority urban wildlife refuge.

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FY19 President’s Budget Request Memo

On February 12, 2018, President Trump released his Budget request for fiscal year 2019 (FY19) appropriations for the Department of the Interior, including the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (FWS) National Wildlife Refuge System (NWRS).

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News From The Everglades

License Agreement and Land Exchange at the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee NWR Almost 14 months ago we were sharing news that the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) was threatening to terminate the license agreement by which the Arthur R. …

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National Wildlife Refuge Expo 2017

On October 11th the National Wildlife Refuge Association and members of the Cooperative Alliance for Refuge Enhancement (CARE) held the second National Wildlife Refuge System Expo to celebrate National Wildlife Refuge Week. Refuge Week occurs every second week of October …

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In Wake of Refuge System’s 114th Birthday – Little to Celebrate

(Washington, D.C.) – Just two days after the Refuge System celebrated its 114th birthday, the Trump Administration released its Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Blueprint with dramatic and damaging cuts to conservation programs. “Like a hurricane wind used to blow out …

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