Blue-winged Teal (Anas discors; BWTE) are the
second most abundant duck (family Anatidae)
species in North America and are widely distributed
(Rowher et al. 2002). Its breeding range stretches from the southern high-plains of New Mexico
SEC. 2. (a) FINDINGS.—The Congress finds and declares that—
(1) various species of fish, wildlife, and plants in the United States have
been rendered extinct as a consequence of economic growth and development
untempered by adequate concern and...
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service prepared this bibliography to assist those interested in the reestablishment and restoration of bottomland hardwood forests on previously disturbed sites such as abandoned farm land or surface-mined areas. ...
This is a status assessment of the double-crested cormorant in North America as of 2001. It includes general information on the bird, biological information and area-specific population information for throughout North America.
Joe has been a field biologists for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Bureau of Land Management for twenty-nine years. He has taken every opportunity to study eagles and ospreys. All his observations have been along river systems using a...
Congress passed the Endangered Species Preservation Act in 1966, providing a means for listing native animal species as endangered and giving them limited protection. The Departments of Interior, Agriculture, and Defense were to seek to...
Recovery is the process that stops the
decline of an endangered or threatened
species by removing or reducing
threats. Recovery ensures the longterm
survival of the species in the wild.
At that point, the species is recovered,
and protection of the...