A Century of Protection
- Managing National Wildlife Refuges for Historic or Non-Historic Conditions: Determining the Role of the Refuge in the Ecosystem. Schroeder, Richard L.; Holler, Jeanne I.; Taylor, John P. // Natural Resources Journal;Fall2004, Vol. 44 Issue 4, p1185
The 1997 Refuge Improvement Act mandates that National Wildlife Refuges (NWR) develop Comprehensive Conservation Plans and that the Refuge System be administered in a manner that ensures the biological integrity, diversity, and environmental health of the System are maintained. Refuges must...
- Statement on signing the National Wildlife Refuge System.. Clinton, Bill // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;10/13/97, Vol. 33 Issue 41, p1535
Presents the statement of the United States President Bill Clinton on the signing of the National Wildlife Refuge System Improvement Act of 1997 on October 9, 1997. Key provisions of H.R. 1420; Aim of the bill.
- Message to the House of Representatives Returning Without Approval the Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge Eminent Domain Prevention Act. Clinton, William J. // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;10/7/96, Vol. 32 Issue 40, p1950
Presents the text of a message given by United States President Bill Clinton on October 2, 1996 which deals with the drawbacks of the proposed Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge Eminent Domain Prevention Act.
- Wildlife sanctuaries on corporate lands. Duffy, Diane; Lavine, Carolyn S. // Conservationist;1994, Vol. 48 Issue 5/6, p14
Focuses on wildlife sanctuaries owned by three corporations doing business in New York. Conservation as a business strategy for corporations; New York Power Authority's Schoharie County site in North Blenheim; Suny Cobleskill's nest boxes for bluebirds and fisheries laboratory; General...
- Article brings unwanted masses to wildlife sanctuary. // Editor & Publisher;12/17/94, Vol. 127 Issue 51, p1
Reports on the convergence of local residents at the Constitution Marsh Sanctuary in Putnam County, New York after the wildlife refuge was featured in a `New York Times' article. Number of people who visited the sanctuary; Closure of the facility due to damages incurred during the visits;...
- Beyond Definitions: Maintaining Biological Integrity, Diversity, and Environmental Health in National Wildlife Refuges. Karr, James R. // Natural Resources Journal;Fall2004, Vol. 44 Issue 4, p1067
Throughout its century-long history, the National Wildlife Refuge System has been dedicated to the protection of living systems. For many refuges, management emphasis involved a subset of nature, such as migratory waterfowl. Passage of the 1997 National Wildlife Refuge System Improvement Act...
- Intelligent Planning for Wildlife and Wild Places. Klemens, Michael W. // Westchester County Business Journal;6/17/2002, Vol. 41 Issue 24, pS1
Reports on the intelligent planning for the protection of the rich diversity of wildlife and natural areas in Westchester County, New York as of June 2002. Variety of innovative projects on wildlife conservation; Principle used in the operation of the projects; Discussion on the proper...
- House easily passes Wildlife Refuge Act. // Human Events;5/10/96, Vol. 52 Issue 18, p22
Reports that on April 24, 1996 the House passed a bill to set new National Wildlife Refuge System standards that allow fishing and hunting in refuges. List of House members and their votes.
- Support a turtle refuge. // Earth Island Journal;Spring90, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p9
Calls for citizen assistance in lobbying for the approval of a proposed wildlife refuge for endangered sea turtles in the United States. Location of the proposed refuge; Contact information.