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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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Friends Call: What You Can Do Now To Help The Refuge System!

The National Wildlife Refuge Association and Coalition for Refuge Friends and Advocates held a conference call on June 6th to discuss what Friends can do to help the Refuge System during the Summer Recess. Topics included an update on appropriations, …

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Happy Birthday National Wildlife Refuge System, 115 Years Old!

Today is the National Wildlife Refuge System’s Birthday! To celebrate we created a story on the Marine National Monuments and their relationships with National Wildlife Refuges.  Read about Papahānaumokuākea, the Pacific Remote Islands, Rose Atoll and Mariana Trench.   We hope you enjoy! 

Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/03/happy-birthday-national-wildlife-refuge-system-115-years-old-today/

10 Cities Campaign: Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge

Video produced for the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service by Tandem Stills + Motion in collaboration with The National Wildlife Refuge Association.    Photos by Soul River Inc., Tandem Stills + Motion and USFWS. Special thanks to Chad Brown, Founder …

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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).

Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/02/fy19-presidents-budget-request-memo/

Migratory Bird Day and Flyways!

May 13th: Migratory Bird Day! This day aims to celebrate all migratory birds and the Migratory Bird Treaty Act that protects them. It is one of the oldest wildlife protection laws, and since its enactment in 1918, it has saved …

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FWS Finalizes Rule Updating Oil and Gas Development Regulations on Refuges

On November 10th, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service finalized a rule they had been working on for years to update non-federal oil and gas development regulations on national wildlife refuges. It may come as a surprise to some that more …

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Collaborative Conservation for Monomoy

The town of Chatham, Massachusetts (the Town) has a 300-year tradition of managing its natural resources. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (the Service) has an equally impressive 150-year history of managing the National Wildlife Refuge System – the world’s …

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Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuge Staff Seek Cause Behind Rookery Abandonment

Seahorse Key, one of 13 small islands along the Gulf Coast of Florida that make up Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuge, has long been known as the largest bird colony in the area. Yet the island’s rookery, closed to the …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2015/07/cedar-keys-national-wildlife-refuge-staff-seek-cause-behind-rookery-abandonment/

Birding Community E-Bulletin June

This Birding Community E-bulletin is being distributed to active and concerned birders, those dedicated to the joys of birding and the protection of birds and their habitats. This issue is sponsored by the producers of superb quality birding binoculars and …

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