Latest National Wildlife Refuge Stories

2014-03-12 12:21:14

Exchange will conserve wildlife habitat, provide outdoor recreation for public access CHARLESTON, Miss., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S.

Survey Finds Frog Abnormalities Are Rare
2013-11-20 13:45:34

A 10-year study shows some good news for frogs and toads on national wildlife refuges.

2010-09-21 10:12:00

DALLAS, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Southwest Airlines and the National Wildlife Refuge Association (NWRA) today announced its "Help Us Help Them" giving program in which Southwest will donate $1 from every EarlyBird Check-In purchase from today through Oct.

2010-06-10 17:42:00

Cutting Refuge Funding Would Have "Dire Consequences" in Wake of Gulf Oil Spill WASHINGTON, June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a letter delivered to President Obama today, a national coalition of wildlife conservation and sporting organizations has asked the President to take cuts to the National Wildlife Refuge System's budget off the table as he considers cutting federal agency spending by five percent in FY 2012.

2010-04-30 09:56:00

WASHINGTON, April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill is expected to make landfall on two of the most important wildlife areas in the United States, the Delta National Wildlife Refuge, located at the mouth of the Mississippi River and the Breton National Wildlife Refuge, a designated Wilderness first set aside by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1903.

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