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...
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
This booklet provides information for citizen stewards and
landowners, who embody President Bush’s vision of cooperative
conservation— a vision built upon innovation, local ideas, inspiration
and incentives, and on- the- ground...
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...
A close-up view of a Whooping Crane photographed at the International Crane Foundation located in Barbaboo, Wisconsin. The Whooping Crane is an endangered species of which an estimated population of 383 continue to exist in the wild. The Whooping...
A Whooping Crane photographed at the International Crane Foundation located in Barbaboo, Wisconsin. The Whooping Crane is an endangered species of which an estimated population of 383 continue to exist in the wild. The Whooping Crane occurs only in...
Henry Quinlan, Service Fisheries biologist weighs a lake sturgeon along the Bad River in Wisconsin. This fish species is an important biological component of the Great Lakes fish community. By the early 1900's many populations of lake sturgeon...
Engineering Award; Upper Mississippi Refuge; Stoddard Islands Environmental Management Program; Jim Nissen; Keith Beseke; Seven Wonders of Engineering; Wisconsin DNR; U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Jim Nissen and Keith Beseke with an Engineering Award, "Seven Wonders of Engineering"at Upper Mississippi Refuge, Stoddard Islands Environmental Management Program, " presented by the Wisconsin DNR and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Native Americans revered the lake sturgeon as an important part of their culture that provided food, oil, leather and other staples. Over-harvesting, habitat loss, damming of tributaries and pollution all contributed to the population declines. ...
Three Works Progress Administration employees pause and pose in the bottomland of Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge as survey work and the placement of boundary markers continues along the 264-mile Federal refuge. The WPA...