National Wildlife Refuges

Rep. Boehner claims Arctic National Wildlife Refuge contains no wildlife

Defenders of Wildlife recommends an eye exam

(07/15/2008) -

WASHINGTON – At a news conference today, Congressman John Boehner of Ohio made it clear that his fact-finding trip to Alaska is in fact a publicity stunt aimed at undermining supporters of the pristine Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

House subcommittee pulls for more funding for National Wildlife Refuges, global warming research

Interior appropriations bill provides $35 million more than current budget for refuges and a total of $10 million for National Global Warming and Wildlife Science Center

(06/11/2008) -

WASHINGTON – The House Interior Appropriations subcommittee led by Chairman Norm Dicks (D-WA) approved legislation today that would boost funding for the National Wildlife Refuge System to $469 million, a $35 million dollar increase over last year’s record setting budget.

Groups seek to restore health of Elk Refuge herds

Conservation organizations argue that artificial winter feedings are detrimental to elk and their habitat, and violate the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service's own mandate


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