|Friends of Anahuac Refuge
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Thank you for supporting Anahuac NWR in 2015!
Remember to renew your membership for 2016!
Photo of the VIS Pond at sunset by Allen Biedrzycki at Anahuac NWR
Save the date!
FOAR Annual Meeting &
Anahuac NWR Volunteer Banquet
Saturday, January 30, 2016
|All FOAR members and Anahuac NWR volunteers are invited to FOAR's Annual Meeting scheduled for Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 6:00pm at the Methodist Church Hall in Anahuac.
The meeting will include:
-FOAR officer elections
-USFWS volunteer recognition
Click here for event page
Urban Partnership Launched in Houston
Clinton City Park in Houston was bustling with activity on November 18 when 300 people gathered to celebrate the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Houston Urban Wildlife Refuge Partnership, one of 17 partnerships around the country designed to connect city residents with conservation stewardship. The Houston partnership brings together more than 20 organizations to help Houstonians learn about, find, and care for nature in their community.
Click here to read the full USFWS article
National Wildlife Refuge System News
New Deputy Chief of Refuge System
Former Anahuac NWR Manager Shaun Sanchez has been named new Deputy Chief of the National Wildlife Refuge System following the promotion of previous Deputy Chief Cynthia Martinez.
Read the story here
Support Anahuac NWR at Kroger
You can support Anahuac NWR by shopping at Kroger by linking your Kroger card to FOAR. This program has provided additional funding to several of our projects over the years simply because you shopped at Kroger. It is free to link your card and can be done in store or online.
Click here for instructions
Buy a Book About the Refuge...
to Support the Refuge!
The 50th anniversary books are for sale at the
Visitor Center and Visitor Information Station as well as online on our book project page. The book tells the story of the Anahuac NWR's 50th year through photographs and writing all done by volunteers. Profits from book sales go back to the Friends to pay for refuge projects.
Check out an article from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service about the book here.
Don't Forget to Renew Your Membership!
|Don't forget to renew your membership online via PayPal or by check in the mail. When renewing, we also encourage you to receive our newsletter Gator Tales, electronically. It saves trees, saves us printing costs, and gets you access to more content.
Send checks to:
Friends of Anahuac Refuge
P.O. Box 1348
Anahuac, TX 77514
Giant Swallowtail at Anahuac NWR
Photo by Norman Welsh
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National Wildlife Refuge!