2008 News Releases

Note:  These are archived copies of the actual news releases that were issued in 2008.  Many links within the documents are no longer valid links.  These documents are provided for historic record only.

News Releases for: 2007    2008    2009    2010    2011    2012    2013    2014 (Jan-Aug)    current

Wings (the quarterly Refuge Newsletter)          Annual Narrative Reports (1938 - 2008)


blue goose Dec 12Alligator River NWR Takes First Place in Manteo Christmas Parade with Fire Safety Message!
blue goose Dec 10Record Numbers of Waterfowl Wintering on Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge
blue goose Dec 05Mackay Island National Wildlife Refuge will “Open Roads” December 6-7, 2008
blue goose Nov 19Columbia Middle School "Connects" with Alligator River NWR through Digital Photography
blue goose Nov 14USFWS Invites Public Comment on Fire Management Plans
blue goose Oct 15Wildfest 2008 Reminder - Saturday, October 25 from 11 'til 3
blue goose Oct 10Wings Over Water Approaching
blue goose Oct 08Mackay Island National Wildlife Refuge will “Open Roads” October 11-12, 2008
blue goose Oct 03Save the Date! Wildfest 2008 Saturday, October 25 from 11 'til 3
blue goose Sept 29Lend Refuges a Hand for Big Sweep September 27- October 4
blue goose Sept 18WHS students lend their talents to aid Pocosin Lakes wood ducks
blue goose Sept 15The BIG SIT on October 12: A Tailgate Party for Birders on Two Local National Wildlife Refuges!
blue goose Sept 04‘Far Traveler’ Teacher Workshop Scheduled
blue goose Sept 04Pea Island Visitor Center Closed in Preparation for Approaching Storms
blue goose Aug 28Lake Drummond Reopens to Boating
blue goose Aug 27Mackay Island National Wildlife Refuge will “Open Roads” August 30-31, 2008
blue goose Aug 27Weakened Outer Banks Juvenile Bald Eagle Lives, Thrives and Goes Back into the Wild
blue goose Aug 06Restoring Wetlands Improves Wildlife Habitat, Helps the Environment, and Protects from Wildfires
blue goose Aug 06Evans Road Fire - Before and After
blue goose Aug 05OBX Wild photographers asked to hang work in Museum of Life and Sciences in Durham
blue goose July 29Wings over Water scheduled for November 4-9
blue goose July 14Author to present 2008 Wings Over Water keynote address
blue goose July 08Additional Portions of Pocosin Lakes NWR Reopen for Public Access
blue goose July 02Mackay Island National Wildlife Refuge will “Open Roads” July 4-6, 2008
blue goose July 02Fireworks Prohibited on National Wildlife Refuges
blue goose June 26Refuges Offer Summer Wildlife Programs
blue goose June 16Mackay Island NWR Fish Kill Appears to Have Been an Isolated Incident
blue goose June 10Annual Pea Island Crabbing Rodeo Saturday, June 14 from 9 to noon
blue goose June 07Portions of Pocosin Lakes NWR Reopen; Public Advised to Use Caution
blue goose June 04Pocosin Lakes NWR Announces Temporary Closure Due to Fire Danger
blue goose June 03National Wildlife Refuges in NC Contribute $721,000 to County Budgets
blue goose May 23First Flight Middle School's Junior Refuge Friends Group to Visit Pea Island
blue goose May 14April / May 2008 Red Wolf Update
blue goose May 14Fish and Wildlife Service celebrates Endangered Species Day with Community
blue goose May 02List of awards presented to Pea Island NWR Volunteers by Take Pride in America
blue goose May 01Take Pride in America Team Presents Awards to Pea Island NWR Volunteers
blue goose Apr 25Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge Announces Temporary Road Closure
blue goose Apr 25Pea Island Visitor Center Plans Wildlife Viewing Area
blue goose Apr 24Public Sought to Assist with Pea Island Refuge Clean-up on April 28 at 1:30
blue goose Apr 17Currituck NWR Expands Closed Area on Monkey Island Unit North of Corolla, NC
blue goose Apr 062008 Wings Over Water Publication Released - "OBX Wild"!
blue goose Apr 01Public Invited to Organizational Meeting of Friends of Pocosin Lakes NWR
blue goose Mar 252008 Red Wolf Howling Safari Schedule Set
blue goose Mar 20Volunteer Work Day March 29 to Clear Paddling Trails on Alligator River Refuge
blue goose Mar 20Volunteers - Keeping Pea Island Clean
blue goose Mar 20Connecting People with Nature... with Partners! - Egrits Submission
blue goose Mar 19“Red Wolves” chosen as Arkansas State University Mascot
blue goose Mar 17Connecting Children with Nature - Egrits Submission
blue goose Mar 17Strategic Habitat Conservation has landed - Egrits Submission
blue goose Mar 14National Wildlife Refuge System Celebrates 105th Birthday
blue goose Mar 07Construction of Red Wolf Building on Pocosin Lakes Refuge Completed
blue goose Feb 21Kelley Van Druten Receives Outreach Award for Prescribed Fire Communications
blue goose Feb 21Roadside Cleanup Scheduled on Feb. 28 for Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge
blue goose Feb 15Fines for Driftwood Gathered for Commercial Purposes on Wildlife Refuge
blue goose Feb 12Hunters Sentenced for Illegal Waterfowl Hunting on Mattamuskeet Refuge
blue goose Feb 12Great Backyard Bird Count
blue goose Feb 08Pea Island Refuge Adds Sunday Morning Bird Walks for Winter and Spring
blue goose Feb 07Hunters sentenced for the Attempted Take of Black Bear on Pocosin Lakes NWR
blue goose Feb 06Pea Island Website Features Video Footage of 2007 Sea Turtle Hatchlings
blue goose Feb 04Fire Control Officer Donnie Harris Awarded Regional Star Award