“ 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...
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-...
What are the benefits?
For the landowner: Allows private landowners
to submit project proposals directly to the Fish
and Wildlife Service and offers a low cost- share
ratio to assist landowners in...
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
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...
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.
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.
This is a children's coloring book of various endangered species. It provides images of each species for coloring, as well as educational information on the species. The animals included are: Bald Eagle, California red-legged frog Karner Blue...
Eli Hopkins is a nationally-renowned sculptor who lives and works in Colorado. In 2002 Hopkins released his first bronze sculptures. His set of stylized horses was well received and, since that time, Hopkins has been able to move forward at a...
Robert Michael Pyle (born July 19, 1947 in Denver, Colorado) is a lepidopterist and author who has published twelve books and hundreds of papers, essays, stories and poems. He has a Ph.D. from the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies at...
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...