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...
Fish and Wildlife Programs
More than one tool may describe the status of species on your property and meet your specific goals.
To assist you in learning our language, a glossary of terms is on page 22.
Question Your Needs and Concerns Tool
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...
Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife refuge is in Ajo, Arizona. In the desert, the word is "patience." If you're just passing through, you are not likely to see any wildlife. But if you stop and sit in the shade of a boulder, a large cactus,...
Coachella Valley NWR, Thousand Palms, California: Coachella Valley National Wildlife Refuge was established specifically to protect the endangered Coachella Valley fringe-toed lizard. As you can see, this fascinating little creature blends in...
David Warnberg with a nice pink salmon caught in Alexander Creek, Alaska. The pink is also known as the Humpy. You can see where this salmon gets the nickname when you look at this large male specimen. The pink is an aggressive fish and is known...
David Warnberg with a very nice fly rod caught red (sockeye) salmon taken on the Kenai River near the confluence of the Russian River. This is one of the most popular fisheries in Alaska. Although you can use a spinning or baitcasting rod, if you...
National Conservation Training Center; West Virginia; U.S. Fishes and Wildlife Service
Lots of things happen at the National Conservation Training Center! When you visit NCTC, you’ll have the chance to attend an evening lecture in our auditorium by a noted conservationist ... attend special conservation-themed workshops and...