National Wildlife Refuge System

News Releases

MORE THAN HALF OF WILDLIFE REFUGES LACK OWN MANAGER

Malheur Refuge Still Closed as Refuge System Is Hollowed Out from Within

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

MOVE TO CEDE CROWN JEWEL REFUGE TO TRIBE

Impasse on National Bison Range Partnership Agreement Spurs Handover Scenario

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

NEW BISON RANGE-TRIBAL PACT VULNERABLE TO LEGAL CHALLENGE

Latest Version Does Not Cure Earlier Violations While New Creating Ones



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