The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has published a draft 10-year vision plan to guide the growth and management of the National Wildlife Refuge System. The vision document, entitled “Conserving the Future: Wildlife Refuges and the Next Generation,” offers nearly 100 draft recommendations to protect and improve the world’s premier system of public lands and […]
Archive for February, 2011
The Friends of Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge have developed an interactive game that helps adults and kids learn more about marine debris in the Pacific, which threatens wildlife species (such as the endangered Laysan albatross) found at places like Midway Atoll NWR. On the site, the Friends offer factsheets that can be downloaded and […]
At last week’s U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region Biologists Conference, an interesting video was posted regarding the Common Tern and Roseate Tern restoration efforts at Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge off Cape Cod in Massachusetts.
In case you’ve been living in a cave the past week, the House Republicans have officially hijacked the budget process and are now using it to carpet bomb every environmental protection law and regulation that their ideology (which is always aligned with big business) rejects. House Speaker John Boehner once talked about not overplaying the […]
The National Wildlife Refuge Association has posted a video featuring Desiree Sorenson-Groves, Vice-President of Government Affairs, where she explains the maze of budget action that is currently happening on Capitol Hill and how it relates to our National Wildlife Refuge System.
The Wilderness Society has a budget blog on their website that’s tracking the GOP’s attack on wild lands and conservation in the current budget debate. Scary to read how the GOP thinks the last election has given them an open door to attack all wild lands, endangered species, and many important conservation efforts that America […]
Prime Hook refuge dune repairs stalled Imperial wildlife refuge turns 70 Natural habitats at wildlife refuge getting gentler version of beach cleanup Bolton: Whooping crane killing wounds Alabama’s conservation progress Generous Donation by Cummer Family Adds 14 Acres to Lower Suwannee NWR Cleanup along Lake Road in Lacombe sees good turnout