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The Woman from Monsanto Inside Interior

For Immediate Release: Apr 01, 2019 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 The Woman from Monsanto Inside Interior Former Executive Had Hand in Lifting GMO and Pesticide Bans in Refuges Washington, DC — A former Monsanto executive serving as a political appointee...

Refuges Slash Already Shrinking Law Enforcement

For Immediate Release: Sep 27, 2018 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 Refuges Slash Already Shrinking Law Enforcement One-Fifth of Wildlife Refuge Law Enforcement Officers Being Decommissioned Washington, DC — There will be 20% fewer law enforcement officers...

Lawsuit Settlement Charts New Course for Bison Range

For Immediate Release: Jan 29, 2018 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 Lawsuit Settlement Charts New Course for Bison Range To Resolve Peer Suit, Feds Pledge Transparent Planning Open to All Parties Washington, DC — A new era may be dawning on the National Bison...

Manatee Harassment Rampant on Refuges

Manatee Harassment Rampant on Refuges “Out-of-Hand” Disturbances, Enforcement Overwhelmed, Visitor Education Failing Washington, DC — Harassment of manatees by visitors is out of control in Florida warm spring refuges, according to agency records posted today by...

Refuges to Ban Genetically Engineered Crops and Neonics

Refuges to Ban Genetically Engineered Crops and Neonics Phase-Out May End Decade-Long Legal Battle Over Agriculture On Refuges Washington, DC — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will phase out the use of genetically engineered (GE) crops to feed wildlife and ban...