National Wildlife Refuge System

News Releases

OBAMA ADMINISTRATION EMBRACES GE CROPS ON WILDLIFE REFUGES

Plans Issued to Green-Light Genetically Engineered Agriculture on Scores of Refuges

FEDS DROP EFFORT TO SALVAGE BISON RANGE TRIBAL PACT

Refuge Has Not Rehired Staff After Tribal Funding Agreement Rescinded

FEDS YANK GE CROPS FROM ALL NORTHEAST REFUGES

Settlement of Bombay Hook Suit Makes Southeast Refuges Next Legal Target

SUIT TO BAR BEACH SCRAPING AT PRIME HOOK WILDLIFE REFUGE

Move to Destroy Refuge Wetlands to Protect Private Beach Homes Challenged

FEDS ANNOUNCE EMERGENCY RULE TO PROTECT MANATEES

Expanded Manatee Refuge and Winter Limits on Boating, Swimming and Fishing

COURT THROWS OUT NATIONAL BISON RANGE TRIBAL PACT

Failure to Consider Potential Negative Effects on Iconic Refuge Was Fatal Flaw

DELAWARE HAS SECOND THOUGHTS ABOUT REFUGE BEACH SCRAPING

Not Enough Sand to Close Dune Breaches and Growing Worry about Habitat Harm

REFUGE DUNES TO BE MINED TO SHORE UP PRIVATE BEACH HOMES

Legality of Scraping Delaware Refuge Beaches Challenged to Prevent Precedent

DUNE SCRAPING BY DELAWARE STATE AGENCY ON REFUGE IS ILLEGAL

State Resource Agency Violates its Own Laws and Federal Wetland Protections

NEW LAWSUIT LOOMS FOR MANATEE PROTECTION

Record Mortality Cited in Legal Notice Seeking Sanctuary Designation



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