National Wildlife Refuges

Defenders of Wildlife Launches Radio Ads to protect Cape Hatteras and wildlife

Senators Hagan and Burr legislation would undermine balanced plan for the park

WASHINGTON, DC (6/13/2013) –– Defenders of Wildlife has launched a radio ad campaign in North Carolina to advocate for wildlife and balanced beach access at Cape Hatteras National Seashore. It features the voices of North Carolinians speaking out for conservation and against NC Senators Hagan and Burr’s efforts to overturn the successful Cape Hatteras management plan.

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Defenders President Jamie Rappaport Clark, © Krista Schlyer

Sally Jewell Confirmed as Next Secretary of the Interior

Washington, D.C. (April 10, 2013) — Secretary of the Interior Nominee Sally Jewell has been successfully confirmed this evening by an 87-11 Senate vote. Below is a statement from Defenders of Wildlife President Jamie Rappaport Clark.

Jewell Nomination Clears First Senate Hurdle

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March 21, 2013
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Department Decision Recommends Protecting Izembek National Wildlife Refuge

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Feb. 5, 2013) – Today, the Department of the Interior signaled its preferred alternative to deny a request to build a road through remote wilderness areas of Alaska’s Izembek National Wildlife Refuge. The nearby city of King Cove, Alaska (pop.

Groups Call on N.C. to Provide Reliable, Long-term Solution after Outer Banks Highway Washed Out Again

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Julie Youngman, SELC, 919-967-1450

Haley McKey, Defenders of Wildlife, 202- 772-3270

 

Groups Call on N.C. to Provide Reliable, Long-term Solution after
Outer Banks Highway Washed Out Again

Less Exposed, More Reliable Option Needed for People and Refuge

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Bald Eagle, Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge in Maryland © Becky Gregory
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Environmental Groups Appeal Arctic Drilling Suit Dismissal

More than a dozen environmental and Native American groups are appealing a U.S. judge’s February decision to uphold a 2008 drilling lease sale that opened for exploration the Chukchi Sea northwest of Alaska.

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April 13, 2012
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