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Apr 25

Please sign petition to support Rocky Mountain Greenway

Your help is needed to make the Rocky Mountain Greenway regional trails project a reality. The project will connect Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge to Rock Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge and the Denver community. Please sign and share this petition supporting Federal Lands Access Program (FLAP) funding for this trail system. http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/SaveRockyMountainGreenway. Please sign …

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Apr 21

Friends of Hagerman – Road Closures

Due to lake flooding from recent heavy rains, Wildlife Drive will be closed Friday morning, April 22, until further notice. The low water crossings, north of the Visitor Center and at Bennett, are already closed. Please use Refuge Road from HWY 289 to reach the Visitor Center and to learn available trail heads. Please check …

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Apr 19

Wertheim NWR – Earth Day and DDT Wars Programs

Volunteers and Members of the Friends of Wertheim let’s Celebrate Earth Day together. Enjoy our feature of the day America’s Wildest Place than we’ll go outdoors on a discovery tour. Saturday April 23, 2016 Time 12pm-2pm See you there Presentation by Charles Wurster about the history of banning DDT and the creation of the Environmental …

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Apr 13

Last Chance to Register for Public Lands Retail Academy

You Want Quality Retail Training and We’re Here to Help Building on the success of our online learning opportunities, we present our three-day Public Lands Retail Academy to help public land nonprofits who operate retail stores learn from the experts. Learn Fundamental Tips and Tricks Over the course of three days, you’ll learn how to …

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Apr 07

Friends of Tualatin River NWR: April Newsletter

The April newsletter from the Friends of Tualatin River NWR contains: President’s Perch Jenna Farewell Native Plant Sale Bird Festival Nature Camp Earth Day Nature’s Overlook Store Kids’ Corner Wildlife Center Env Education News Pacific Flyway Ambassadors Trail Update Photo Society Juried Display Fred Meyer Rewards Smile while you shop FOR Social Media To access …

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Mar 31

Friends of Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge

Upcoming event information: Balcones Canyonlands Photo Stroll Doeskin Ranch, 10654 S FM 1174, Bertram TX 78605 Date: Saturday, April 30, 2016 9:30 AM More information and online registration: http://friendsofbalcones.org/event-2212677 This event is designed for the photographer in all nature lovers and the nature lover in all photographers. The stroll is at a pace specifically designed …

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Feb 09

National Wildlife Refuge Association Applauds President’s FY 2017 Budget

The National Wildlife Refuge Association applauds President Obama’s FY 2017 budget request for including a recommendation to fully fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) at $900 million. The conservation and recreation projects would be funded through a combination of discretionary ($475 million) and mandatory ($425 million) funding. The budget request also recommends permanent …

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Feb 09

Everglades Day at Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee NWR

17th Annual Everglades Day
 Saturday, February 20, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
 Join us for Everglades Day, our all-day family festival, with activities for all ages. This year’s theme is “Songs of the Everglades,” in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Migratory Bird Treaty.  Enjoy guided tours, nature walks, bird walks, wildlife demonstrations, presentations, …

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Feb 05

President Calls for Full Funding of Land and Water Conservation Fund

President Obama announced plans to request full funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund in his FY17 budget request. According to the announcement from the Department of Interior, in 2017, the President’s budget calls for $900 million in conservation and recreation projects, through a combination of discretionary ($475 million) and mandatory ($425 million) funding, …

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Feb 01

Friends Groups Educate Members of Congress on Wildlife Refuge Issues

Friends groups from around the nation convened on Capitol Hill January 19-21 to attend the Stand Up for Wildlife Fly-in, hosted by the National Wildlife Refuge Association. Face-to-face meetings are the most effective way to educate lawmakers and their staffs. Attendees shared personal stories to inform lawmakers and their staffers about how federal budget decisions …

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