Endangered species; Policies; Work of the Service;
This glossary is intended to give the meaning of key words but does not necessarily provide a legal definition or thorough description. To locate the legal definitions of Endangered Species Act terms, please see the end of this document.
Freshwater fishes; Fishes; Fisheries management; Fish hatcheries;
The Circulars are technical publications of general interest intended to aid conservation and management. Publications that review in considerable detail and at a high technical level certain broad areas of research appear in this series.
The Cooperator Science Series was initiated in 2013. Its purpose is to facilitate the archiving and retrieval of research project reports resulting primarily from investigations supported by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), particularly...
The purpose of the National Fish, Wildlife and
Plants Climate Adaptation Strategy is to inspire
and enable natural resource administrators,
elected officials, and other decision makers
to take action to adapt to a changing climate.
Version 1.3 was updated June 2010. Recovery planning has evolved considerably over the years as we have learned more about the root causes of endangerment and what it takes to recover species. Species’ biological needs and responses to specific...
Joe Piehuta oral history interview as conducted by Mark Madison and Flavia Rutkosky. Mr. Piehuta worked in the Office of the Secretary-Supervisory Training, for Fish and Wildlife Service-Training Officer, and as the National Conservation Training...
This is a 30-second mp3 audio clip of a whale "blowing." What do we mean when we say a whale "blows?" While a whale is holding its breath, air is compressed in its chest. Upon reaching the surface, the air is exhaled through the whale's blowholes....
This is a preliminary biological assessment of Kirwin National Wildlife Refuge. Stimulation for the report was based on the concept that future decisions related to the biological portion of the Comprehensive Conservation Plan will be based on the...
Sam Hamilton oral history interview as conducted by Jay Slack. This is a transcript of the broadcast conducted by the National Conservation Training Center featuring Sam Hamilton, Director of Fish and Wildlife Life Service from 2009-2010.
Fishes; Fisheries management; Fish hatcheries; Species of concern; Conservation; Management;
The purpose of this document is to propose a framework for the development of these partnerships and to define the Service's
role in the management and conservation of the Nation's paddlefish and sturgeon resources.
Joe Spicciani oral history interview with Ed Grossman. It should be noted that, at the time of this interview, Mr. Spicciani was still employed with the Fish and Wildlife Service as the Skipper of the research vessel Curlew.