Endangered species; Birds; Birds of prey; Captive breeding; Reintroduction; Raptors;
1976, (41 FR 187). Long recognized as a vanishing species (Cooper 1890, Koford 1953, Wilbur 1978), the California condor remains one ofthe world’s rarest and most imperiled vertebrate species. Despite intensive conservation...
A One- on- One Relationship with
Fish and Wildlife
What is the Partners for
Fish and Wildlife Program?
Through voluntary agreements the Partners
program provides expert technical assistance
and cost- share...
Fish and Wildlife
Who can participate?
Any privately owned land is potentially
eligible for restoration. Most applicants are
individual landowners. For the purposes
of this program, “ privately owned” means
“ Conservation districts have long
advocated that natural resources
conservation must come from
voluntary, incentive- based approaches.
For species conservation, it is clear
that success lies in flexible tools and
incentives that promote...
This booklet provides information for citizen stewards and
landowners, who embody President Bush’s vision of cooperative
conservation— a vision built upon innovation, local ideas, inspiration
and incentives, and on- the- ground...
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 ‘...
"On 6/25/10, Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge Wildlife Biologist Jackie Isaacs explained the importance of habitat for foraging shorebirds and pointed out proactive measures taken by refuge staff soon after the spill began. Across Ivan Cut,...
A pair of antlers lay in the meadow by a lone pine tree. In a remote corner of northwestern Alaska lies Selawik Refuge, a special place of extreme climate, free-flowing rivers, and abundant wildlife. Here where the boreal forest of Interior Alaska...
A pasque flower in the South Dakota prairie in the heart of the Dakota Grassland Conservation Area. The area – which encompasses 1.7 million acres of grassland and 240,000 acres of wetland across a swath of eastern South Dakota, North Dakota and...
videography; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; coastal environments; wildlife refuges; aquatic environments; estuarine environments
A Place for Nature. The Aransas and Matagorda Island Refuges were established to protect a variety of vanishing coastal Texas wildlife, including many types of birds, as well as mammals and reptiles.
This video production contains music that has...
videography; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; wildlife refuges; wildlife conservation
A Place for Wildlife and People. Wildlife plays the starring role on a stage of stunning habitats in this captivating story of America's National Wildlife Refuge System.
Journey from the tropics of Hawaii to the rocky shores of Maine, for the rich...
A spiderwort wildflower in the South Daokta prairie in the heart of the Dakota Grassland Conservation Area. The area – which encompasses 1.7 million acres of grassland and 240,000 acres of wetland across a swath of eastern South Dakota, North...
About a decade ago the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources developed a programmatic Safe Harbor Agreement for the Red-cockaded Woodpecker (RCW), encouraging conservation on non-Federal lands through technical assistance, funding, and...
Scenics; Landscape photography; Wildlife refuges; Mountains; Wetlands; Water management;
Aerial view showing many waterways at Selawik NWR. In a remote corner of northwestern Alaska lies Selawik Refuge, a special place of extreme climate, free-flowing rivers, and abundant wildlife. Here where the boreal forest of Interior Alaska meets...