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    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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)

    • 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...
    • Consultations with federal agencies: Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act

    • Endangered species; Habitat conservation; Policies; Work of the Service; Human impacts;
    • This is a fact sheet describing the requirements of federal agencies under Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act to ensure their activities in no way adversely affect any endangered or threatened species, or any species proposed for the...
    • 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...
    • Protecting endangered species on military lands: the Sonoran pronghorn

    • Endangered species; Partnerships; Recovered; Work of the Service; Policies; Military
    • The Sonoran pronghorn (Antilocapra americana), federally listed as an endangered species in 1967, is the fastest land mammal in North America, clocking speeds of up to 60 miles per hour. The species, however, can no longer outrun the myriad threats...
    • 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)

    • 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)

    • 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...
    • American alligator: alligator mississippiensis

    • Endangered species; Reptiles;
    • This is a wildlife fact sheet describing the American alligator. It explains some biological information on the animal, and describes briefly its move from endangered status to full recovery.
    • Northern aplomado Falcon (Falco femoralis septentrionalis)

    • Raptors; Grasslands; Birds; Birds of prey; Deserts; Prairies; Partnerships; Military
    • Aplomado falcons (Falco femoralis) inhabit desert grasslands and savannas of Latin America, and formerly inhabited desert grasslands and coastal prairies of Texas, New Mexico, and southeastern Arizona. The falcon ranges through most of South...

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