National Wildlife Refuge System

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2015 Stories

It's a Refuge Road Trip Along I-95!

New Condor Cam!

Sherburne Refuge: The Magnificent Oak Savanna

Refuge Rap

Urban Wildlife Conservation Program: Best Outdoor Initiative You’ve Never Heard Of

The Weather Channel Knows: Refuges are Incredible Places to See Wildlife

More Urban Partnerships

Big Lake Refuge, Arkansas, Celebrates 100 Years

Red-Cockaded Woodpeckers Thrive on Carolina Sandhills Refuge

Restoring Longleaf Pine Forests

Engaging Urban Kids in Outdoor Recreation

Remote Adventures at Browns Park Refuge

Grays Lake Refuge Important for Cranes and Swanss

Agreement Reached on Bonner Bridge at Pea Island Refuge, NC

Noxubee Refuge: 75 Years Working for Migratory Birds

Majesty of the Kenai

Federal Wildlife Officer Acts Quickly to Save Boy Scouts

Refuge System Award Winners

Cynthia Martinez: Chief of the National Wildlife Refuge System

Engaging Kids at Bayou Sauvage Refuge, LA

Ocelots and More Ocelots

Great Dismal Swamp Refuge Welcomes Indonesian Biologists

Mille Lacs Refuge, MN: Tiny Jewels

Tracking the Reddish Egret

Endangered Woodpeckers on the Road to Recovery

New Refuge in North Carolina

Northwest Refuges Receive $1 Million for Community Outreach

Conboy Lake Refuge: "Undiscovered Gem"

2015 Refuge System Awards


For Plant Watchers, Timing is Everything

Happy Birthday Ankeny Refuge!

Fee Free Days for 2015

Dungeness Refuge Centennial

2014 Stories

Senate Vote to Increase Duck Stamp Fee is a Win for Wildlife

Refuges among Smithsonian Best for Bird Migrations
Snow goose, Salton Sea Refuge, CA, by B. Gracey

Louisiana's Red River Gets a Boost

Delmarva Fox Squirrel Less Threatened

Where is Your Favorite Refuge?

Make Way for Ducks

State of the Birds 2014

More Urban Conservation Opportunities

Celebrate 50 Years of Wilderness!

Happy Anniversary!

First Urban Refuge in Southwest Officially Complete

Bringing Back the Wood Stork

Where is Your Favorite Refuge?

Precautions Prevent Large Fire at California Refuge

Fire at Kenai

Restoring Nature to City Living

Record Number of Crane Chicks at Necedah Refuge, WI

Refuge Jobs for Young People

Pee Dee Refuge, NC, Celebrates 50 Years

Keeping America's Duck Factory Going

2 Sisters, 1 Goal: 460 Refuges

Lake Sammamish, WA: Healthy Fish, Healthy People

Fostering a Connection to Nature in Providence, RI

Happy 50th Anniversary Toppenish Refuge, WA!

Speeding Wildlife Recovery

Restoring Habitat Also Creates Jobs

Impacts at Texas Oil Spill

First Annual National Fire Safety Award to Rocky Chesser

Modern Technology on Historic Refuge

William L. Finley Refuge Celebrates 75 years

Funds to Enhance Migratory Bird Habitat

Fighting Weeds to Save Seabirds

Necedah Refuge Wisconsin

More Outdoor Opportunities for City Kids

Happy 75th Birthday Carolina Sandhills Refuge, SC

Recycling Christmas Trees at Bayou Sauvage Refuge

Conserving Coastal Wetlands and Wildlife

"A New Short-tailed Albatross Chick"

Coming in for a Landing

Congratulations Realty Award Winners

2014 Fee Free Days on Refuges

2013 Stories

Dec 28 is 40th Anniversary of Endangered Species Act

Two Refuges Earn Greening Awards

Sand to Save a Butterfly

Watch Wisdom Lay Her Egg!

Study Reveals Low Rate of Frog Abnormalities on Refuges

Canada Lynx Coming Back to Vermont

Visitor Center for Detroit River Refuge

Wild Walks for Thanksgiving

Safe! Eagle Nest at Tualatin River Refuge, OR

Tufted Puffins Are Back!

Rebuilding After Hurricane Sandy



A Whimbrel Named Hope

Last updated: October 2, 2015