Inspectors clear legal imports and
exports, and stop shipments that
violate the law. They make sure that
wildlife imports and exports are
accompanied by the required permits
and licenses, and verify that the
contents of shipments match the
Wildlife inspectors work closely
with Service special agents and
counterparts from the U. S. Customs
Service and other Federal agencies
that police international trade.
They staff special enforcement
task forces that conduct inspection
June 28, 2010 nest relocation: A steady hand is a must during a nest excavation. Changing the orientation of the embryo in the egg can drastically affect the development of the turtle. Photo by Bonnie Strawser, USFWS.
Fish hatcheries; Fisheries management; Fishes; Biologists (USFWS); Employees (USFWS); Work of the Service; Tagging; Threatened species; Monitoring;
Brian Davis measures a steelhead before it gets tagged. It must be more than 75 millimeters long to get tagged. Biologists use this tracking information to see if the hatchery fish that are spawning here are affecting the survival and productivity...
Work of the Service; Moose; Regional Office; Winter; Mammals; Anchorage; Alaska; Employees (USFWS)
Employees at the Region 7 (Alaska) Regional Office in mid-town Anchorage, must use caution when entering or exiting the building during the long winter months. Moose often times are found bedded down near the parking lot or browsing on birch trees...
“ 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...