CARE was honored to host notable Congress members, together with Consultant Mike Thompson (D-CA), Consultant Gabe Vasquez (D-TX), and Consultant Rob Wittman (R-VA), who passionately addressed the significance of conserving our pure heritage by way of the Nationwide Wildlife Refuge System through the Refuge Expo. Their dedication to conservation and advocacy for Refuge System funding is invaluable to the continued success of those protected lands.
Integral to the success of the Nationwide Wildlife Refuge Expo 2023 was the participation of the Congressional Wildlife Refuge Caucus, a bipartisan group of lawmakers devoted to advancing the conservation mission of the Nationwide Wildlife Refuge System. This caucus, comprised of members from each side of the aisle, performs a vital function in selling laws and securing funding to make sure the long-term well being and vitality of our nation’s wildlife refuges. Their dedication to safeguarding these essential habitats and fostering an understanding of their significance is invaluable. The Refuge Expo supplied a platform for caucus members to share their insights and views, emphasizing the importance of collaborative efforts between Congress and conservation organizations to attain lasting success in nationwide wildlife refuge conservation. We prolong our honest appreciation to the Congressional Wildlife Refuge Caucus for his or her ongoing dedication to the safety of our pure heritage.