What are the benefits?
For the landowner: Allows private landowners
to submit project proposals directly to the Fish
and Wildlife Service and offers a low cost- share
ratio to assist landowners in...
Fish and Wildlife
Who can participate?
Any privately owned land is potentially
eligible for restoration. Most applicants are
individual landowners. For the purposes
of this program, “ privately owned” means
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 ‘...
History; Endangered species; Birds; Birds of prey; Perching birds;
"General", William Finley's pet condor at his home in Oregon known as Jennings Lodge. "He loved to sit, with wings spread wide to the sun and watching life on the river. Almost daily a turkey-vulture sailed overhead, turning to look at him, not...
Adults; Children; Connecting people with nature; Education; Education outreach; Environmental education; Interpretation; Leisure activities; Public access; Recreation; Teens; Vegetation; Visitor services; Wildlife refuges; Work of the Service;...
A Laysan albatross is stuck in debris on Eastern Island after a tsunami generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan struck the refuge at 11:36 PM on Thursday, March 10th and continued for the next few hours. On March 15, FWS released...
A man and child view the Service's "Buyer Beware" exhibit in Logan airport, Boston, MA. The display is designed to showcase illegal animal products and educate travelers about the hazards of buying products made from endangered species abroad.
A photograph of Sal Amato, Northeast Region Law Enforcement Special Agent in Charge, and ivory tusks on display at the Service's "Buyer Beware" exhibit in Logan airport, Boston, MA. The display is designed to showcase illegal animal products and...
A short-tailed albatross hatched on Eastern Island, one of three small flat coral islands that comprise Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge about 1,200 miles northwest of Honolulu. This marks the first confirmed hatching of a short-tailed...
A snow leopard skin on display as part of the Service's "Buyer Beware" exhibit located in Logan airport, Boston, MA. The exhibit is designed to educate travelers about the hazards of purchasing wildlife products abroad that are made from endangered...