WASHINGTON – The following is a statement by Jamie Rappaport Clark, executive vice president of Defenders of Wildlife.
“Sam Hamilton had made great strides in unifying and mobilizing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service after what was a long and difficult eight years under the last administration. He brought integrity and biological creativity back to the agency.
Longer bridge option less exposed and safer for people and refuge
CHAPEL HILL, NC—Six conservation groups today called on the North Carolina Department of Transportation to build a safer, less-exposed emergency route for Outer Banks residents and tourists that is not dependent on the section of Highway 12 in Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge which was washed out last week during the remnants of tropical storm Ida.