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
Environmental Defense, a nonprofit organization, was
the key in reaching out to Long and provided funding
for biologists to conduct population surveys for the
toad on his property. Long is helping Environmental
Defense and the Service promote...
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 ‘...
What are the benefits?
For the landowner: Allows private landowners
to submit project proposals directly to the Fish
and Wildlife Service and offers a low cost- share
ratio to assist landowners in...
Aerial photography; Buildings, facilities and structures; Education; Rivers and streams; Training;
Aerial view of the National Conservation Training Center, showing the facility buildings and roads, the Potomac River with low clouds and surrounding woodlands. For more information about the Training Center visit http://training.fws.gov .
Aquatic animals; Aquatic environments; Biological control; Habitat conservation; Invasive species; Population control; Work of the Service;
This is a plan to prevent zebra mussels and other aquatic nuisance species from spreading westward. This document includes background on the issue, including the current and potential impacts, ecological, economic and otherwise, the spread of these...
Two manatee nuzzling noses together in Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge. Note scars on back on one manatee from boat propeller. For more information about manatees visit
Manatee playing with a crab trap line in Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge. Trap lines pose a common danger of entrapment for manatee.
For more information about manatees visit
Two manatee surfacing to breathe in Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge. Note scar on back of one manatee from boat propeller. For more information on manatees visit http://www.fws.gov/northflorida/manatee/manatees.htm
The basis for this HSI model was developed in a workshop that included the following waterfowl biologists form the Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Jamestown, ND: Leo Kirsch (retired), John Lokemoen, and George Swanson. These individuals...