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Study shows gully wildlife refuges have high bushfire risk

The first evidence showing important landscape differences in the flammability of plant leaves, as fuels available for bushfires, indicates that gully plant communities are likely to be at increased risk under climate change and increasing bushfire frequency and intensity.

Nevada desert: Military training ground or wildlife refuge?

The story of the West is one of competing interests, each group gunning for resources that seem vast and infinite but are in fact finite: ranchers versus city slickers; tourists versus locals; environmentalists versus developers; and in this case, the Air Force versus...

DU joins wildlife refuge congressional briefing

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Feb. 13, 2018 – Today, the bipartisan Congressional Wildlife Refuge Caucus hosted a briefing on Capitol Hill entitled “Wildlife Refuges 101.” This briefing covered the important role refuges play in conservation and...Show More Summary

Ducks Unlimited Joins Wildlife Refuge Congressional Briefing

Today, the bipartisan Congressional Wildlife Refuge Caucus hosted a briefing on Capitol Hill entitled "Wildlife Refuges 101." This post Ducks Unlimited Joins Wildlife Refuge Congressional Briefing appeared first on AmmoLand.com.

Sewage-contaminated runoff forces beach closures near U.S.-Mexico border

Sewage-contaminated runoff from the Tijuana River forced beach closures Sunday near the U.S.-Mexico border. The shoreline from the border to the northern boundary of the Tijuana Slough National Wildlife Refuge was closed after testing showed unsafe water quality, according to the San Diego County...

Texas wildlife refuge could become fierce battleground over Trump's proposed border wall

last weekNews : USAToday: News

The 2,088-acre Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge is home to over 400 species of birds and animals such as the ocelot and endangered Texas tortoise.        

Red wolves may be going extinct in the wild — again

2 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

The story of the rise and fall of the experimental red wolf population at Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge is a testament to the power of the Endangered Species Act to protect wildlife — and its limitations.

The California That Once Was: The San Luis National Wildlife Refuge

Great Blue Heron at the entrance to the San Luis NWR I live in an extraordinary place, a place that does not always receive the respect that it deserves. In much the same way that travelers refer to the Midwest as "fly-over states", my home is the "drive-through valley". Show More Summary

Man Shoots Hog From 10 Yards In The Ear

Hog taken from Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge in South Texas. The post Man Shoots Hog From 10 Yards In The Ear appeared first on Outdoorzy Hunting.

Trump’s Oil Buddy Convinced Him to Open Alaska for Drilling

This story was originally published by HuffPost and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  President Donald Trump said Thursday that he had little interest in opening Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling until a friend “who’s in that world and in that business” called and told him Republicans have been trying to do so for decades.  It […]

Trump Says He 'Really Didn't Care' About Drilling Arctic Refuge. Then A Friend Called.

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Thursday that he had little interest in opening Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling until a friend “who’s in that world and in that business” called and told him Republicans have been trying to do so for decades.

President Trump Says He ‘Didn’t Care’ About Oil Drilling in Alaska’s Arctic Refuge Until a Friend Told Him

Trump said he "never appreciated" Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge but was told of its importance by others

Trump ‘didn’t really care’ about Arctic refuge drilling until an industry friend called him

President Donald Trump “didn’t really care” about opening up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to oil drilling until a friend of his in the industry asked him to, he said during a speech Thursday. Speaking to Republicans at the party’s annual retreat in West Virginia, Trump said he was convinced to put a provision […]

Dominion Energy, DU partner for Virginia wetlands

Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge will be enhanced VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Jan. 30, 2018 – In the latest of four Virginia projects supported by Dominion Energy through its charitable arm, Ducks Unlimited will work with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to restore wetland habitat on Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge. Show More Summary

Tippets: EPA Upholds Protections for Bristol Bay, Road Approved Through Alaskan Wildlife Refuge

3 weeks agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt has released a statement announcing that restrictions on mining in Bristol Bay will not be withdrawn. “This decision neither deters nor derails the application process of Pebble Limited Partnership’s proposed project. The project proponents … more ?

Top 25 National Wildlife Refuges for Birding

There are more than 550 national wildlife refuges in the United States, with at least one in every state and...

Why was this man arrested for giving water to migrants crossing the border?

Scott Warren was arrested after he helped migrants – but he’s a humanitarian aid worker trying to save lives in a place where so many find death Cabeza Prieta national wildlife refuge, which includes 56 miles of Sonoran Desert along the US-Mexico border, is a stunningly beautiful wilderness. Show More Summary

Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge

Named for its large alkaline lake, Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge, in the Pecos River Valley, was established in 1937 to protect a vital desert oasis for migratory birds and resident wildlife. As the Pleistocene gave way to the Holocene, some 10,000 years ago, the climate gradually warmed and flow through the Pecos River has gradually declined. Show More Summary

Some of My Favorite National Wildlife Refuge Photos

I think most of you know how important our National Wildlife Refuge system is to me. After all, I have...

US approves land exchange for road through Alaska refuge

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke signed a land trade agreement Monday that could lead to construction of a road through a national wildlife refuge in Alaska, portraying the exchange as a people-versus-wildlife issue.

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