Posts Categorized: Habitat Conservation

Birds at Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, © Bob Miller

Refuges in Peril »

Each year that our national wildlife refuge system is underfunded means lost opportunities to help endangered species, educate the public and maintain our nation’s wild places.

Black-footed ferret, © Kylie Paul/Defenders of Wildlife

Black-footed Ferrets in the Centennial State »

Progress for the endangered black-footed ferret has been slow, with several setbacks along the way. But in the Centennial State, biologists, agency officials, landowners and nonprofits like Defenders are working together to forge a future for these imperiled animals.

sandhill cranes, © USFWS/Paul Boyte

Wildlife Refuges Under Attack »

Many of California’s wildlife refuges are vital to migrating birds as they travel up or down the coast. What will this year’s drought mean for these travelers as many of the state’s few remaining wetlands dry up?

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Mapping for Conservation »

Today there is a huge amount of valuable information about conservation issues, and with web-based maps it is becoming easier and easier to view, share and explore. See how we’re putting this technology to work for wildlife.