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...
A Texas Cattle Rancher Who “ Became a Believer”
“ We’re just ‘ wildlifing’ it all over the place, and we’re
happy to do it,” Bob Long said. Long is enhancing
habitat on his 550- acre property to benefit the Houston
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 ‘...
Montana: Endangered Species Grants
Help Keep “ Big Sky Country” Big
“ That’s one of the most productive bull trout streams
in the country,” said Fish and Wildlife Service
biologist Bob Lee of the headwaters of the Bull River
Conserving the Elusive Louisiana Pine Snake:
Partners Take Action
What are CCAs?
one or more parties that
address the conservation
needs of candidate or
at- risk species. Both
Federal and non-...
Species Status categories:
at- risk species — species of plants and animals that are
Federal candidate species and those that the Service
has not identified as candidate species, but are facing
threat( s) and are potential...
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...
Aquatic animals; Aquatic environments; Environmental education; Fisheries management; Fishes; Fish hatcheries; Habitat conservation; Podcast; Public Lecture;
Phil Pister retired in February 1990 following 38 years as a fishery biologist with the California Department of Fish and Game. He studied wildlife conservation and zoology under A. Starker Leopold at the University of California (Berkeley) and...
Biologists feared that the Wyoming toad was extinct until 1987 when a fisherman discovered a population at Mortenson Lake on Swanson’s land. The discovery created excitement about a chance to save the species and its habitat, and it led Swanson...
Biologists conducting research studies in late April for the Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Recovery Program (Recovery Program) reported the captures of endangered fishes in sections of historic habitat on the Colorado and Yampa rivers where...
This is a status assessment of the double-crested cormorant in North America as of 2001. It includes general information on the bird, biological information and area-specific population information for throughout North America.
Biography; Employees (USFWS); History; Military; Management; Work of the Service; Wildlife refuges; Resource management; Native Americans; Realty;
John Doebel oral history transcript as conducted by Norman Olson. Along with working at various refuges, John also spent time at the following offices: Atlanta Regional Office as the Bicentennial Land Heritage Program planner; Olympia, Washington...
This is a preliminary biological assessment of Kirwin National Wildlife Refuge. Stimulation for the report was based on the concept that future decisions related to the biological portion of the Comprehensive Conservation Plan will be based on the...
This report is an initial biological assessment of wetland conditions on Long Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Slade National Wildlife Refuge, and Florence Lake National Wildlife Refuge that was conducted as part of the pre-planning phase for...
Salt marshes, especially the muddy, wet, intertidal portions of them that are described in this report, have often been considered wastelands--areas to be filled to make useful land or to be dredged to make useful water. From the scientific point...