Adopt A Wildlife Acre

 
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  • Adopt A Wildlife Acre posted a progress report
    National Wildlife Federation Adopt A Wildlife Acre Program
    By - Keith Dillon - Sr. Director, Corporate Relations
    The National Wildlife Federation’s Adopt a Wildlife Acre program plans to place special emphasis during the next year on retiring domestic sheep grazing allotments in Idaho and Wyoming that pose significant threats to bighorn sheep populations. Bighorn sheep often contract deadly diseases from domestic sheep. These...
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  • Adopt A Wildlife Acre posted a progress report
    Adopt-a-Wildlife Acre Project Update May 2014
    By - Kim Mathison - Coordinator
    It has taken an incredible amount of work over the past decade to get us to the point we’re at today. NWF has focused on voluntary grazing retirements, and this approach has won strong public support as a proactive, free-market method to solving conflicts involving wildlife and livestock. Our first key retirement for...
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    • Katherine
      Katherine I am heartened to hear about progress expanding grazing territory for bison, but my gift was specifically targeted to helping big horned sheep. What is the news on getting them areas that are free of domestic sheep?
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    • Kim
      Kim Hi Katherine - Thank you for your support! The U.S. Forest Service is in the process of completing an assessment of the risk that specific domestic sheep grazing allotments pose to bighorn sheep herds. This analysis will greatly assist NWF’s efforts to retire domestic sheep allotments that have conflicts with bighorns. We... Read more »
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  • Adopt A Wildlife Acre posted a progress report
    Adopt a Wildlife Acre Project Report February 2014
    By - Kim Mathison - Sr. Coordinator
    National Wildlife Federation’s Adopt-A-Wildlife-Acre Project Update:  February 2014 National Wildlife Federation’s Adopt-A-Wildlife Acre program continues to see incredible success. To date, the program has succeeded in retiring more than 680,000 acres of vital wildlife habitat, securing safe areas for...
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  • Adopt A Wildlife Acre posted a progress report
    Adopt A Wildlife Acre Project Update November 2013
    By - Kim Mathison - Project Leader
    Hello Friends! National Wildlife Federation is making great strides in our efforts to protect wildlife and we are so grateful for the support of our generous donors and friends at Global Giving who are helping us reach our goals.   To date, NWF has already secured more than 620,000 acres of vital wildlife...
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  • Adopt A Wildlife Acre posted a progress report
    Adopt a Wildlife Acre Project Report August 2013
    By - Kim Mathison - Project Leader
    Our major accomplishment of the past year has been retirement of two domestic sheep grazing allotments on the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest in southwestern Montana. These bands of domestic sheep have been causing serious disease problems for two separate bighorn sheep herds – resulting in upwards of 75%...
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    Adopt a Wildlife Acre Project Report May 2013
    By - Hank Fisher - Senior Project Manager
    While our Adopt-an-Acre program has often centered on conflicts with grizzly bears and wolves, bighorn sheep are another important wildlife species that frequently have been a focal point of our efforts. When domestic sheep come into contact with bighorn sheep, there's strong potential for disease transmission. Bighorns do...
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    Adopt a Wildlife Acre Project Report February 2013
    By - Trina Clausen - Conservation Associate
    Winter is the time bison start migrating out of the snowy, high-elevation habitat that makes up most of Yellowstone National Park.   In past years, these huge beasts have been met at park borders by government agents who either kill them, place them in pens or attempt to herd them back into the park with...
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  • Adopt A Wildlife Acre posted a progress report
    Adopt a Wildlife Acre Project Report
    By - Kim Mathison - Project Leader
    November 2012 The National Wildlife Federation continues to actively seek out opportunities for resolving conflicts between livestock and wildlife both in the area around Yellowstone National Park and within the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge (CMR) in northeastern Montana.  We have negotiated grazing...
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  • Adopt A Wildlife Acre has received 188 donations
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  • Adopt A Wildlife Acre posted a progress report
    Adopt a Wildlife Acre Report
    By - Kim Mathison - Account Manager
    The National Wildlife Federation (NWF) believes the 1.1 million-acre Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge (CMR) in north-central Montana contains not only the best potential bison habitat in Montana, but anywhere in the United States. NWF's efforts to develop agreements with ranchers to refrain from grazing cattle on...
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    Adopt A Wildlife Acre Update Report
    By - Evelyn Furia - National Wildlife Federation
    The National Wildlife Federation’s Adopt-An-Acre Project reached an important milestone this past year when we passed the 600,000 mark for the number of “conflict” acres retired.  That’s an area more than twice the size of Grand Teton National Park!  This project started in 2002 and has...
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    Adopt A Wildlife Acre- Project Report
    By - Evelyn Furia - Senior Manager
    The National Wildlife Federation’s latest grazing retirement to benefit wildlife is the 22,000-acre Willow Creek allotment, located on the Bridger-Teton National Forest in northwest Wyoming.    Willow Creek is an important wintering ground for elk, moose and mule deer and in recent years, has provided...
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  • Adopt A Wildlife Acre posted a progress report
    Adopt A Wildlife Acre - Project Report
    By - Evelyn Furia - Senior Manager
     The 7,200-acre Slip and Slide retirement, located on the Gallatin National Forest immediately north of Yellowstone National Park near Gardiner, Montana, has been a signifi­cant part of the Yellowstone bison controversy for more than a decade. The presence of domestic livestock imme­diately adjacent to the park...
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  • Adopt A Wildlife Acre has made updates to their project page.
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  • Adopt A Wildlife Acre has received 51 donations
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  • Adopt A Wildlife Acre posted a progress report
    Adopt A Wildlife Acre Update Report
    By - Evelyn Furia - Senior Manager, Corporate Relations
    NWF’s Adopt-A-Wildlife-Acre Program has seen incredible success since its launch.  To date, the program has succeeded in retiring more than 620,000 acres of vital wildlife habitat, securing safe areas for wildlife to roam.  This includes more than 566,000 acres in the Yellowstone National Park Region, which...
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Kim Mathison

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Reston, VA United States

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