Short article that discusses the new approaches to refuge land acquisition.
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The budget timeline for the Refuge System has been diagrammed by the National Wildlife Refuge Association.This timeline illustrates the Fish and Wildlife Service and Department of the Interior budget process along with potential Congressional actions.More
A refuge manager provides insight into allowable uses or activities on national wildlife refuges and compatibility determinations. Is this a 2-page PDF.More
The propose of this draft is to establish a policy that covers U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s procedures for accepting, using, and recognizing donations.More
National Wildlife Refuge System land acquisition programs.
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Meeting the National Wildlife Refuge System - Special Places Where Wildlife and People Thrive is an outstanding reference that not only recounts the history and guiding principles of the Refuge System but also gives readers a big-picture view of the Refuge System. Volunteers and Friends can easily print portions of the document to recruit new people to support the Refuge System.More
The North American Waterfowl Management Plan (NAWMP) has long been a leading model for international bird conservation plans and Secretary Salazar signed a revision NAWMP in 2012.
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Refuge Friends groups are being asked to get involved in helping U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the USA National Phenology Network (USA-NPN) in monitoring the phenology of plants, animals, and landscapes throughout the Refuge System. To find out how Friends can get involved and access education programs go to https://www.usanpn.org/fws/More