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
Environmental Defense, a nonprofit organization, was
the key in reaching out to Long and provided funding
for biologists to conduct population surveys for the
toad on his property. Long is helping Environmental
Defense and the Service promote...
Conserving the Elusive Louisiana Pine Snake:
Partners Take Action
What are CCAs?
one or more parties that
address the conservation
needs of candidate or
at- risk species. Both
Federal and non-...
A One- on- One Relationship with
Fish and Wildlife
What is the Partners for
Fish and Wildlife Program?
Through voluntary agreements the Partners
program provides expert technical assistance
and cost- share...
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...
Wildlife; Endangered species; Wildlife restoration; Captive breeding; Reintroduction;Rare species
Published August 8, 1988. The Black-footed Ferret Recovery Plan outlines steps for recovery of the black-footed ferret (Mustela niorioes) throughout its historical range. Evidence suggests that the ferret was widely distributed and was probably...
These are the legally established symbols of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program. These symbols are used by manufacturers and merchandisers to indicate products taxed under the respective WSFR grant...
Environmental education; Events; Shorebirds; Connecting people with nature;
Dunlins and Western Sandpipers gather every Spring to eat small invertebrates in the rich mud on the shores of Kachemak Bay. Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival, which has existed since 1993, celebrates the return of the migration every year on the...
Fort Niobrara NWR; Nebraska; FWS Employees (USFWS); Resource management; National Wildlife Refuge
MOVING BISON TO SUMMER PASTURE. Grazing is an effective management tool that can benefit a variety of species when it is properly applied. It may also be used in wetland habitats to open choked vegetation and restore plant vigor. Even at refuges...