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...
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...
Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge; AMNWR; Birds; Marine birds; Coastal environments; Islands; Biology; work of the refuge; Aleutians; Aleutian Islands; Delarof Islands
2006, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologistsclimb the cliffs of Ulak Island searching for seabird burrows. Information gathered is used in determining the health of particular bird species in the refuge
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
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...
“ 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...
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...
Aerial photography; Buildings, facilities and structures; Education; Rivers and streams; Training;
Aerial view of the National Conservation Training Center, showing the facility buildings and roads, the Potomac River with low clouds and surrounding woodlands. For more information about the Training Center visit http://training.fws.gov .
Bar-tailed Godwits are large wading birds at about 37 to 45 cm. The Bar-tailed Godwit is a mottled brown in the upper body and a lighter buff below. It has a white underwing, and a long, slightly upturned bill. As the name suggests, the white tail...
Fish hatcheries; Fisheries management; Fishes; Biologists (USFWS); Employees (USFWS); Work of the Service; Tagging; Threatened species; Monitoring;
Biologists find other aquatic creatures while tagging steelhead in Eagle Creek. Biologists use this tracking information to see if the hatchery fish that are spawning here are affecting the survival and productivity of the wild fish.