Posts Tagged: Federal Budget

Prairie, © Jim Brandenburg / National Geographic Stock

A Shutdown Shame »

The government shutdown is wreaking havoc on federal programs across the nation. The agencies, people and programs that work hard to conserve our land and wildlife are no exception.

Providing Refuge for Wildlife: Funding Our National Wildlife Refuges »

The National Wildlife Refuge System is the only system of federal lands in the U.S. dedicated primarily to conserving wildlife and their habitats. But what happens when Congress doesn’t give our refuges the funding they need?

Defenders of Wildlife and 20 other organizations that make up the Cooperative Alliance for Refuge Enhancement (CARE) released a report this week that sheds light on that very question.