Tag: wildlife refuges

March 24, 2020

Public lands wrestle with COVID-19 response

State and federal public land agencies are wrestling with how to respond to the new coronavirus after initial federal efforts intended to offer “an antidote to cabin fever” were met...

July 10, 2019

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service releases Banking on Nature report

A new U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service analysis finds the National Wildlife Refuge system has an overall economic impact of $3.2 billion per year. The findings were part of the...

August 15, 2016

Massive biodiversity database reveals the value of protected areas

After more than a century of setting aside protected areas such as wildlife refuges, conservationists can finally be confident that the approach helps wildlife. In the largest-ever analysis of biodiversity...