Dear Friends and Neighbors,
Private landowners, large and small, play a vital role conserving habitat for fish, wildlife, and plants. In
fact, more than two- thirds of the nation’s threatened and endangered species use habitat found on...
“ Conservation districts have long
advocated that natural resources
conservation must come from
voluntary, incentive- based approaches.
For species conservation, it is clear
that success lies in flexible tools and
incentives that promote...
Fish and Wildlife Programs
More than one tool may describe the status of species on your property and meet your specific goals.
To assist you in learning our language, a glossary of terms is on page 22.
Question Your Needs and Concerns Tool
A Texas Cattle Rancher Who “ Became a Believer”
“ We’re just ‘ wildlifing’ it all over the place, and we’re
happy to do it,” Bob Long said. Long is enhancing
habitat on his 550- acre property to benefit the Houston
Species Status categories:
at- risk species — species of plants and animals that are
Federal candidate species and those that the Service
has not identified as candidate species, but are facing
threat( s) and are potential...
U. S. Fish & Wildlife Service
http:// www. fws. gov
The U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service is
responsible under the Endangered Species Act
for conserving our nation’s imperiled species
and their habitats, working in cooperation...
Two local broadcast journalists capture video on the north shore of Campbell Lake outside Destin, Florida. The Gulf of Mexico is just beyond the large dunes on the other side of the lake from the cameras.
The Pacific Coast population of the western snowy plover is federally listed under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 as threatened. Threats include poor reproductive success, resulting from human disturbance, predation, and inclement weather,...
Buildings, facilities and structures; Employees (USFWS); Wildlife refuges;
New storage building at Llano Seco Unit on the Sacramento River National Wildlife Refuge. This building was built with American Recovery & Reinvestment Act funds. It replaced a seismically unsafe shop building.
Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge; Maryland; Law enforcement; Resource management
EASTERN NECK NWR HUNTER CHECK IN. A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service official checks in a hunter at Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge in Maryland. The 1997 National Wildlife Refuge System Improvement Act gives priority to certain...
Employees (USFWS); Law enforcement; Oil production; Petroleum industry; Work of the Service; Uniforms;
Previously entitled; "OIL WELL CHECKING ON A REFUGE." The Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 authorizes oil and gas leasing on refuge lands withdrawn from the public domain. In 1994, 35 units of the Refuge System, reported active gas.
SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce a 12-month finding on a petition to list the island marble butterfly (Euchloe ausonides insulanus) under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). After review of all...
The FWS is currently monitoring the two populations of the Mountain Yellow-Legged frog; the endangered Southern California population found in California and Nevada and all the mountain yellow-legged frogs that occur north of the Tehachapi...
Fish hatcheries; Fisheries management; Buildings, facilities and structures;
The American Recovery & Reinvestment Act enabled the USFWS to rehabilitate water well pumps for fish production at the Lahontan National Fish Hatchery Complex.
The Lahontan National Fish Hatchery Complex was authorized in 1956 to mitigate the...