Endangered species; Birds; Birds of prey; Captive breeding; Reintroduction; Raptors;
1976, (41 FR 187). Long recognized as a vanishing species (Cooper 1890, Koford 1953, Wilbur 1978), the California condor remains one ofthe world’s rarest and most imperiled vertebrate species. Despite intensive conservation...
Blue-winged Teal (Anas discors; BWTE) are the
second most abundant duck (family Anatidae)
species in North America and are widely distributed
(Rowher et al. 2002). Its breeding range stretches from the southern high-plains of New Mexico
Work of the Service; Youth; Education outreach; Environmental education; Volunteers; Connecting people with nature; Employees (USFWS); Leisure activities; Partnerships;
Engaging, educating, and employing our nation’s youth in conservation are major priorities for the Department of the Interior (Department), and in 2009 the Youth in the Great Outdoors (YGO) initiative was established.
Work of the Service; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Land development; Roads;
Executive summary , DOI DES 12-8. Congress authorized the Secretary of the Interior to exchange lands within the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge for lands owned by the State of Alaska and the King Cove Corporation for the purpose of constructing...
Wildlife management; Fisheries management; Game management; Grants;
Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act of 1937, now referred to as The Pittman-Robertson
Wildlife Restoration Act, as amended (16 U.S.C. 669-669k), provides federal assistance to the 50 States,
the Commonwealths of Puerto Rico and the Northern...
Work of the Service; Wildlife management; Wildlife restoration; Conservation; Conservation science;
Gap analysis provides an overview of the distribution and conservation status of several components of biodiversity. There are five major objectives of the national Gap Analysis Program: (1) map actual vegetation as closely as possible to the...
Global wind patterns help to move millions of migrating birds and bats through the Great Lakes
region, where shorelines provide important stopover habitat. Shorelines are thought to
concentrate migrants, as they offer a last refuge near a...