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A family of limpkins in Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge. Photo donated by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Scott Helfrich.

Congress Takes the “Wild” out of National Refuges with Funding Cuts

6/26/2014 // By Aislinn Maestas

It’s a well-known secret that some of the best places in the world to spot wildlife are at America’s refuges. From the annual bird migrations at the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge in New Mexico to the vast caribou […] Read more >

How the Fiscal Cliff Will Hurt Hunting and Fishing

12/5/2012 // By Adeline Rolnick

This post is part of our series on the impacts of “sequestration”—a series of automatic budget cuts that will kick in starting in January unless Congress acts. These cuts will have a huge and devastating impact on conservation programs that […] Read more >

Top 10 Ways the “Fiscal Cliff” Will Harm Wildlife Refuges

11/21/2012 // By Bentley Johnson

Hanging over the celebrations of Thanksgiving this year is the threat of severe funding cuts from the fast approaching “Fiscal Cliff.” The National Wildlife Refuge System – the largest system of lands and waters protected for wildlife – faces a […] Read more >

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The Fiscal Cliff, Brought to You by Wildlife

11/16/2012 // By Adeline Rolnick

What the heck is sequester and why is it so bad? Brought to you by National Wildlife Federation. It’s time to talk about In the summer of 2011, the federal government very nearly defaulted on its loans. It was.  So […] Read more >

Sen. Stabenow & Great Waters Coalition

Advocates Unite to Protect America’s Great Waters

5/19/2011 // By Mekell Mikell

Water advocates came together in Washington D.C. to unite behind a new approach to protecting America’s Great Waters. Local, regional and national groups combined their political strength by endorsing a new pledge modeled after the NATO strategy, whereby an attack […] Read more >