Dear Friends and Neighbors,
Private landowners, large and small, play a vital role conserving habitat for fish, wildlife, and plants. In
fact, more than two- thirds of the nation’s threatened and endangered species use habitat found on...
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 ‘...
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
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
The shallows along an Alaskan sandbar or lake edge were a convenient put-down location for a “Widgeon” seaplane engaged in spot checks of Alaska anglers in 1949. Here, C.L. Anderson, director of Alaska’s Territorial fisheries department and...
Ambystoma cingulatum; flatwoods salamander; Endangered species species; amphibian; Georgia; Ft. Stewart Military Base; fire-dependent habitat; Prescribed burninging; Wetlands; isolated Wetlands; values of isolated Wetlands; Department of Defense...
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...
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...
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...
The habitat suitability index (HSI) model in this report on the Forster's tern is intended for use in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's (1980) habitat evaluation procedures for impact assessment and habitat management. The model was developed...
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.
This is a fact sheet about work completed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Coastal Program which is designed to help manage coastal habitat. It includes information regarding work completed in many coastal areas of the United States.
Art; Aquatic animals; Endangered species; Rivers and streams;
This is a poster about freshwater mussels. One side displays a subaquatic environment featuring mussels and various fish, while the reverse side describes the mussels' life cycle and ecosystem role as well as what is being done to protect them.
Art; Children; Education outreach; Illustrations; Education outreach; Connecting people with nature; Parks
This is a children's coloring storybook. It follows Mark Trail as he explains to young Rusty the importance of taking care of America's park lands. It also includes several games and activities. Note: The Mark Trail/Ed Dodd in Gainesville, GA is...
Jim King oral history interview as conducted by Mark Madison and Mary Lou King. Jim King was the first refuge manager at Clarence Rhode National Wildlife Refuge, which is now Yukon Delta. He also did the first report on a seabird colony at Cape...