Friends Come to Washington!

Refuge Friends are incredibly valued partners of the Refuge System. Dedicated and passionate about their refuge, Friends show their support in a variety of ways, including advocating for their refuge and the Refuge System as a whole on Capitol Hill. …

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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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Refuge Champion’s Final Migratory Bird Conservation Commission Meeting

This morning, Refuge System champion and conservation hero, Rep. John Dingell (D-MI) participated in his last meeting of the Migratory Bird Conservation Commission as he is retiring in January. He is the longest serving member of the Commission, having begun …

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National Tigers for Tigers Coalition Hopes to #MakeARoar for Tiger Conservation

Carrah Lingo is the Communications Associate for the National Tigers for Tigers Coalition The National Tigers for Tigers Coalition is holding its 1st Annual National Tiger Awareness Week at various tiger mascot schools across the nation starting Monday, November 10th through Sunday, …

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Veterans in the National Wildlife Refuge System

Veterans Day reminds us of the incredible service our soldiers provide. Not only do they fight for us on the battlefield and in the military, they also go on to do wonderful work in other areas, such as America’s national …

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Honoring Our Past at Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge

Bret Wolfe, a U.S. Army veteran, is the deputy manager of Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge and the Battle of Midway National Memorial. He currently resides on Midway with about 40 people and over 3 million seabirds.   Early November …

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The Birding Community E-Bulletin November

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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What Does the New Congress Mean for America’s National Wildlife Refuges?

We at the National Wildlife Refuge Association congratulate the winners of the November 4 elections, and while there will be a change in leadership in the U.S. Senate and possible changes in some leadership positions in the House of Representatives, the …

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Wildlife Refuges Reaching the People

Support for wildlife conservation is how our protected lands stay protected. It is more important now than it ever has been to build a strong constituency for the National Wildlife Refuge System as well as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife …

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Critters That Lurk in the Night

As Halloween draws our attention to creatures that lurk in the night, let’s look at some wildlife that actually does! Nocturnal animals are those that are active at night and rest during the day. Typically nocturnal animals rest during the …

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