National Wildlife Refuges

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

U.S. Supreme Court Asked to Answer: Is Chertoff Above the Law?

Defenders of Wildlife and Sierra Club take their constitutional challenge to the next level


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