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    • Red-cockaded woodpecker (Picoides borealis)

    • Red-cockaded woodpecker (Picoides borealis)
    • Birds; Endangered species; Threatened species; Relocation; Habitat restoration; Partnerships; Military
    • Prior to European settlement, it is estimated that the red-cockaded woodpecker (RCW) (Picoides borealis) population totaled approximately 1.0 to 1.5 million groups of birds. Its historic range extended from Texas north to Missouri and east through...
    • Greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus)

    • Greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus)
    • Birds; Endangered species; Threatened species; Relocation; Habitat restoration; Partnerships; Military
    • The greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) was first described by Lewis and Clark in 1805. Its original territory spanned over a dozen states throughout the western region of the United States. Currently, greater sagegrouse occur in...
    • Protecting endangered species on military land: the sonoram pronghorn

    • Protecting endangered species on military land: the sonoram pronghorn
    • Captive breeding; Endangered species; Habitat conservation; Mammals; Monitoring; Partnerships; Population control; Sanctuaries; Wildlife management;
    • This is a fact sheet describing the sonoram pronghorn. It briefly explains the history of the animal, as well as the cause and continuing solution to its population crisis. Information on collaboration between the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and...
    • Endangered species program contacts

    • Endangered species program contacts
    • Employees (USFWS); Endangered species;
    • This is a contact sheet listing key figures in endangered species program. It includes contact information for applicable offices in each region. **This material may be dated so check the FWS Resource link for most updated names and contacts.**
    • What you can do to help wildlife and plants

    • What you can do to help wildlife and plants
    • Endangered species; Education outreach; Human impacts; Connecting people with nature
    • This is a fact sheet describing the many courses of action people of all ages may take in order to preserve and help species in local areas flourish.
    • Red-cockaded woodpecker (Picoides borealis)

    • Red-cockaded woodpecker (Picoides borealis)
    • Endangered species; Employees (USFWS); Habitat conservation; Habitat restoration; Proposed Endangered; Proposed Threatened; Birds; Biologists (USFWS);
    • Prior to European settlement, it is estimated that the red-cockaded woodpecker (RCW) (Picoides borealis) population totaled approximately 1.0 to 1.5 million groups of birds. Its historic range extended from Texas north to Missouri and east through...
    • West Indian manatee: Trichechus manatus

    • West Indian manatee: Trichechus manatus
    • Endangered species; Marine mammals;
    • The West Indian manatee— sometimes called sea cow—is found along the coast of Florida and in the Caribbean. Most adult manatees are about 10 feet long and weigh 800 to 1,200 pounds, although some larger than 12 feet and weighing as much as...
    • Conservation lands as compatible use buffers

    • Conservation lands as compatible use buffers
    • Endangered species; Partnerships; Recovered; Work of the Service; Policies; Military
    • When the United States established military installations many years ago, they often were built away from population centers. As the Nation’s population has grown during the past few decades, residential areas and strip malls now abut many...
    • Safe harbor agreements for private landowners

    • Safe harbor agreements for private landowners
    • Endangered species; Policies; Monitoring; Land development; Partnerships
    • Because many endangered and threatened species occur exclusively, or to a large extent, on privately owned property, the involvement of the private sector in the conservation and recovery of species is crucial. Property owners are often willing...
    • Red-cockaded woodpecker (Picoides borealis)

    • Red-cockaded woodpecker (Picoides borealis)
    • Endangered species; Policies; Work of the Service; Birds; Trees;
    • In the world of North American woodpeckers, red-cockaded woodpeckers stand out as an exception to the usual rules. They are the only woodpeckers to excavate nest and roost sites in living trees. Living in small family groups, red-cockaded...
    • West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus)

    • West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus)
    • Endangered species; Policies; Work of the Service; Marine mammals;
    • Christopher Columbus was the first European to report seeing a manatee in the New World. To Columbus, and other sailors who had been at sea for a long time, manatees were reminiscent of mermaids—the mythical half-fish, half-woman creatures of the...

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