National Wildlife Refuge System

News Releases

TRIBAL BISON RANGE PLAN LEAVES MANY UNCERTAINTIES

Refuge Mission, Public Access and Fate of Bison Herd Placed at Tribal Discretion

LAWSUIT TACKLES NATIONAL BISON RANGE GIVE-AWAY LEGISLATION

Agency Failed to Conduct Mandatory Environmental Analysis when Submitting Bills

OREGON REFUGE STANDOFF LATEST EXTREMIST JIHAD

Federal Inaction for 19 Months on Bundy Spawns More Militia Confrontations

ALASKAN REFUGE MOOSE HUNTING CABIN DRAWS SCRUTINY

Phony Claim of Scientific Research Masks Violations to Benefit Manager’s Cronies

BIG BOW FISHING TOURNEY ON MISSISSIPPI LEAVES DISTURBED WAKE

“Airboat Extreme” Event Unauthorized on Refuge; Spawns Waves of Complaints

MANATEE HARASSMENT RAMPANT ON REFUGES

“Out-of-Hand” Disturbances, Enforcement Overwhelmed, Visitor Education Failing

COURT DISAPPROVES NEONIC PESTICIDES ON WILDLIFE REFUGES

Final Suit Rooting Genetically Engineered Crops and Related Practices from Refuges

REFUGES TO BAN GENETICALLY ENGINEERED CROPS AND NEONICS

Phase-Out May End Decade-Long Legal Battle Over Agriculture On Refuges

NEW BISON RANGE TRIBAL AGREEMENT REPEATS SAME OLD MISTAKES

Employee Comments Detail Why New Agreement Will Work to Refuge Detriment

REFUGE OIL & GAS DRILLING REGULATIONS ON VERY SLOW TRACK

After Years, Fish & Wildlife Service Still Unprepared to Propose Specific Safeguards



Surveys
2007  Refuge Managers Survey

2001  Refuge Managers Survey

1999  Refuge Managers of the National Wildlife Refuge System Survey

1998  U.S. Fish & Wildlife Refuge Managers Survey

1997  National Wildlife Refuge Survey

Other PEER Activities
PEER Letter to Senator Burns about the transfer of National Bison Range management

PEER Report: America’s Ten Most Imperiled Refuges 2008