refuges

More Than Half of Wildlife Refuges Lack Own Manager

More Than Half of Wildlife Refuges Lack Own Manager Malheur Refuge Still Closed as Refuge System Is Hollowed out from Within Washington, DC — More than half of the national wildlife refuges no longer have their own manager, according to a review released today by...

Tribal Bison Range Plan Leaves Many Uncertainties

Tribal Bison Range Plan Leaves Many Uncertainties Refuge Mission, Public Access and Fate of Bison Herd Placed at Tribal Discretion Washington, DC — A plan to take over the National Bison Range being circulated by local tribes raises more questions than it answers...

Lawsuit Tackles National Bison Range Give-Away Legislation

Lawsuit Tackles National Bison Range Give-Away Legislation Agency Failed to Conduct Mandatory Environmental Analysis when Submitting Bills Washington, DC — The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service has not done the environmental analysis required by law before sponsoring...

Alaskan Refuge Moose Hunting Cabin Draws Scrutiny

Alaskan Refuge Moose Hunting Cabin Draws Scrutiny Phony Claim of Scientific Research Masks Violations to Benefit Manager’s Cronies Washington, DC — A cabin was built in a remote corner of an Alaskan wildlife refuge as a base to support private moose hunting by friends...

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...