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.
Ankeny NWR, Dallas, Oregon: Ankeny National Wildlife Refuge is one of three northwest Oregon refuges set aside in the mid-1960s to protect the declining population of dusky Canada geese. The entire population of duskies winter here and at the other...
Seventy-five years of successful
wildlife management is the
remarkable legacy of the
Restoration Act, and the cause
of our 75th celebration. Along
with the Dingell-Johnson Sport
Fish Restoration Act, it is the
William Finley and friends coming ashore at Three Arch Rocks during the summer of 1912. William Finley's friend Dalla Lore Sharp, at the time an English professor at Boston University, visited Finley in Oregon for the summer with his son, Dallas Jr.
Hand painted glass slide of William Finley and friends coming ashore with photography gear at Three Arch Rocks during the summer of 1912. William Finley's friend Dalla Lore Sharp, at the time an English professor at Boston University, visited...
Endangered species; International affairs; Law enforcement; Tourism;
This is a booklet describing laws pertinent to the importation and exportation of endangered animals--alive or dead--and animal parts and products. It includes contact information for obtaining more specific information on the subject.
"In New England, the specific job is to spread consumption more uniformly over the nearly 80 species of fish and shellfish that are brought, into local ports each year. Production records 'of the fishing industry show a serious lack of...
Inspectors clear legal imports and
exports, and stop shipments that
violate the law. They make sure that
wildlife imports and exports are
accompanied by the required permits
and licenses, and verify that the
contents of shipments match the
In response to increased interest in the quality of playa lakes and their recognition of valuable wildlife habitat, the Arlington Field Office of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, initiated a multi-year contaminants survey of playa lakes of the...