National Wildlife Refuges

Senate Vote Ends Longstanding Debate Over the National Wildlife Refuge System

(09/09/1997) - Washington D.C.-- The U.S. Senate today ended a longstanding debate over the future of the National Wildlife Refuge System by approving legislation outlining management of the system's more than 500 refuges. By voice vote the Senate took up and passed a slightly amended version of the House-passed National Wildlife Refuge System Improvement Act, H.R. 1420.

Senate Shoots Down Protections for Carnivores on National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Mar. 21, 2017

Contact: Leigh Anne Tiffany; (202) 772-0259; ltiffany@defenders.org

 

Senate Shoots Down Protections for Carnivores on National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska

New Rule Conserves Carnivores on National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska

Jennifer Witherspoon

(202) 772-0269  

jwitherspoon@defenders.org

 

New Rule Conserves Carnivores on National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska

WASHINGTON (August 3, 2016) – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) posted a final rule today prohibiting Alaska from applying its “predator control” program to National Wildlife Refuge System lands in the state.

After 41 days, illegal standoff at Malheur comes to an end

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 11, 2016      

Contact: Catalina Tresky; (202) 772-0253, ctresky@defenders.org

 

After 41 days, illegal standoff at Malheur comes to an end

 

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