Work of the Service; Youth; Education outreach; Environmental education; Volunteers; Connecting people with nature; Employees (USFWS); Leisure activities; Partnerships;
Engaging, educating, and employing our nation’s youth in conservation are major priorities for the Department of the Interior (Department), and in 2009 the Youth in the Great Outdoors (YGO) initiative was established.
Work of the Service; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Land development; Roads;
Executive summary , DOI DES 12-8. Congress authorized the Secretary of the Interior to exchange lands within the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge for lands owned by the State of Alaska and the King Cove Corporation for the purpose of constructing...
Work of the Service; Wildlife management; Wildlife restoration; Conservation; Conservation science;
Gap analysis provides an overview of the distribution and conservation status of several components of biodiversity. There are five major objectives of the national Gap Analysis Program: (1) map actual vegetation as closely as possible to the...
Work of the Service; Wildlife management; Wildlife refuges; Conservation; Conservation science; Writing;
May 27, 2007 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Rachel Carson, one of the world’s foremost leaders in conservation. Her work as an educator, scientist and writer revolutionized America’s interest in environmental issues.
Work of the Service; History; Recreation; Wildlife management
This is a report that describes various programs successfully implemented and various tasks completed, by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service through the Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Programs, Division of Federal Assistance. Articles include...
Work of the Service; Conservation; Land development; Landscape conservation; Policies;
The purpose of this brochure is to introduce some of the landowners who are using two innovative conservation tools: Safe Harbor Agreements and Candidate Conservation Agreements with Assurances. Although these tools only came into use within the...
This is a fact sheet describing the United States Fish and Wildlife Service. It briefly describes the mission and history of the Service and the Service's current conservation work and plans for the future.
Elk River, in West Virginia, provides habitat for the endangered species clubshell mussel. For more information about threatened and endangered mussels visit http://www.fws.gov/midwest/endangered/clams/mussels.html
Tygart River in Elkins, West Virgiinia, provides habitat for endangered mussels. For more information about threatened and endangered mussels visit http://www.fws.gov/midwest/endangered/clams/mussels.html
The Ohio River, running between Ohio and West Virginia, provides habitat for endangered mussels. For more information about threatened and endangered mussels visit http://www.fws.gov/midwest/endangered/clams/mussels.html
Lesage Island in the Ohio River provides habitat for the endangered pink mucket pearlymussel.
For more information about threatened and endangered mussels visit http://www.fws.gov/midwest/endangered/clams/mussels.html