Aryn LaBrake, Executive Director of Friends of Valle de Oro NWR, chats with Angie Horn about building an urban wildlife refuge from the ground up, and the importance of community input and engagement.
Watch the latest video about Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge here: https://youtu.be/uOyBZK8WSZE
People connect with nature in their own way; whether it’s looking out their kitchen window or backpacking in the wilderness. We all have a connection to nature and Mother Earth. Learn more about wildlife refuges and their programs in south Texas and the Houston region that meets community where they are.
Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge Complex still considers itself a work in progress and promises to be a premier urban national wildlife refuge in the Denver Metro Area. The Complex includes the Arsenal, Rocky Flats and Two Ponds National Wildlife Refuges and is home to hundreds of native wildlife species including bison, bald eagles, migratory songbirds, coyotes, large-mouth bass, to name a few. As one of the largest urban wildlife refuges in the United States, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service staff at the Refuge are taking action to remove physical and perceived barriers and investing in education and outreach efforts in order to be a true assets and partner for the community.
Habitat Is Where It’s At! Conversation with Dinah Maygarden of the University of New Orleans.
As the Director of Coastal Education Programming, Dinah is in charge of most operations at Coastal Education Research Facility (CERF) including coordinating with partner groups, planning activities for grant-funded groups, maintaining the building, and so much more.
A conversation with NWRA's Urban Refuge Program - Joy Blackwood, Angie Horn & Bhargavi Karumuri about urban wildlife refuges and the Refuge Association's efforts to raise the profile of 14 USFWS designated urban wildlife refuges. Listen and learn how these wild places are perfect for seeking solace and peace on public lands close to urban centers may be closer than you think.