Anaho Island Refuge is a rocky island that rises from the waters of Pyramid Lake in Washoe County, Nevada. The refuge was established for the benefit and protection of colonial nesting species and other migratory birds. It supports breeding...
Ohio River NWR; West Virginia; timber; Forests preservation; Resource management
Northeastern refuges include wetland, upland, and coastal habitats that are managed to benefit wildlife species. For example, the Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge in West Virginia harbors virgin sycamores and silver maple woods, home...
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...
The California Coastal Conservancy was awarded $1 million to help restore 438 acres of leveed grazing lands to a mosaic of open water, tidal channels, intertidal marsh, riparian woodland, and uplands. This project is part a larger effort being...
buffalo;ungulates; Resource management; Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge; Nebraska
MOVING BUFFALO AT FORT NIOBRARA REFUGE. 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...
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
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-...
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...
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...