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...
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
“ 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...
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...
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 ‘...
"On 6/25/10, Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge Wildlife Biologist Jackie Isaacs explained the importance of habitat for foraging shorebirds and pointed out proactive measures taken by refuge staff soon after the spill began. Across Ivan Cut,...
A Filney and Bohlman hand painted glass slide of California gull's in Klamath Marsh, 1905. "It seems to me that the gull is more nearly at the head of class than any other bird, when it comes to intelligence... he lives s simple, easy life,...
Sport Fishing; Rainbow Trout; Outdoors; Recreation; Family; Kenai National Wildlife Refuge
A four year old Alaska youth poses with his first fish. The 17 inch rainbow give him quite a time as it made several long runs, jumped a foot or more into the air many times and then dove for the bottom. The youngster still talks of the fish and...
A FWS biologist is observing a condor in captivity at the Patuxent Research Refuge. The California condor is one of the largest flying birds in the world, with a wing span of more than nine feet. Condors can soar and glide for hours without...
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...
Wildlife Refuges; Employees (USFWS); Service patch; Landscape photography; Law enforcement; Fishes;
A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employee netting fish at Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge. Today, the refuge has a global conservation role - to instill regard for bears, salmon, and other wildlife; to protect interdependent species of fish,...
Adults; Children; Connecting people with nature; Education; Education outreach; Environmental education; Interpretation; Leisure activities; Public access; Recreation; Vegetation; Visitor services; Wildlife refuges; Work of the Service; Youth; Fire...
A young girl finally gets her chance to extinguish the wall of fire, depicted by streamers and balloons.
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 .
Albatross adult and two chicks uncovered alive in the tsunami aftermath. The 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,...
Adults; Buildings, facilities and structures; Emblems; Employees (USFWS); Maintenance; Personnel; Public access; Service patch; Structures; Uniforms; Visitor services; Wildlife refuges; Work of the Service;
Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge employees rebuild a wall to help ensure a more pleasant experience for refuge visitors.