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.

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