This report shares a history of acquisition in the National Wildlife Refuge System
and how it may shape our future
direction. It establishes a baseline from
which our work in creating new policy
flows. Given the costs and time factors to...
This classification, to be used in a new inventory of wetlands and deepwater habitats of the United
States, is intended to describe ecological tax, arrange them in a system useful to resource managers,
furnish units for mapping, and provide...
The purpose of the National Fish, Wildlife and
Plants Climate Adaptation Strategy is to inspire
and enable natural resource administrators,
elected officials, and other decision makers
to take action to adapt to a changing climate.
Water; Water conservation; Water management; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Energy; Dams; Wildlife impacts; Wildlife management; Work of the Service;
Prior to 1920, hydropower developers needed a special act of Congress to build and operate a project on navigable streams of Federal lands. In 1920, in response to increased demand for electricity during World War I, Congress enacted the Federal...
Employees (USFWS); Law enforcement; Oil production; Petroleum industry; Work of the Service; Uniforms;
Previously entitled; "OIL WELL CHECKING ON A REFUGE." The Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 authorizes oil and gas leasing on refuge lands withdrawn from the public domain. In 1994, 35 units of the Refuge System, reported active gas.