Wildlife inspectors work closely
with Service special agents and
counterparts from the U. S. Customs
Service and other Federal agencies
that police international trade.
They staff special enforcement
task forces that conduct inspection
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...
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
Karner Blue – A Butterfly Captivates Wisconsin
“ Instead of hearing, ‘ I don’t have that butterfly on
my property,’ I hear, ‘ How can I get some of that wild
lupine seed?’ ‘ You should see the lupine patch
I have going!’ or ‘...
Montana: Endangered Species Grants
Help Keep “ Big Sky Country” Big
“ That’s one of the most productive bull trout streams
in the country,” said Fish and Wildlife Service
biologist Bob Lee of the headwaters of the Bull River
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...
Resources and Contacts
For information about cooperative conservation
opportunities, contact the U. S. Fish and Wildlife
Service office for your State.
( Region 1)
Endangered Species Program Office
1- 503- 231- 6118
www. fws. gov/...
Ambystoma cingulatum; flatwoods salamander; Endangered species species; amphibian; Georgia; Ft. Stewart Military Base; fire-dependent habitat; Prescribed burninging; Wetlands; isolated Wetlands; values of isolated Wetlands; Department of Defense...
Alaska Maritme NWR biologists utilized 3 border collies trained by Rob Lewis of Corvallis Oregon in their recovery effort of Aleutian Cackling geese populations which were listed as endangered in 1973, upgraded to threatened in 1991, and...
AMNWR biologists worked over an extended period to recover the population of aleutian Cackling goose from endangered to its delisting in 2001. This album pictures the landscape, some of the hardships and activities of these hardy biologists
Animals; Endangered species; Hawaii; Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge; Mammals
The Hawaiian monk seal is in the family Phocidae, and the scientific name is Monachus schauinslandi. There are three species of monk seals:Mediterranean (extant), Caribbean (presumed extinct) and Hawaiian (extant) that are the only true tropic...