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
“ 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...
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 ‘...
Birds of prey; Raptors; Legislation; Economics; History
A study of the economics of the bald eagle was prompted largely by the need for information to appraise the need for merits of bounty and other legislation affecting the eagle in the territory of Alaska.
Wildlife Refuges; Employees (USFWS); Service patch; Landscape photography; Law enforcement; Fishes;
A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employee netting fish at Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge. Today, the refuge has a global conservation role - to instill regard for bears, salmon, and other wildlife; to protect interdependent species of fish,...
A white flower among gray rocks.An image of a white flower among red rock. Western North Dakota is the easternmost limit of the range of the beautiful gumbo lily. The plant occurs in nearly all of our western states.
This short, tufted plant is...
Wildlife viewing; Connecting people with nature; Habitat conservation; Landscape conservation; Wildlife refuges; Roads; Transportation
America’s Byways™ provide
opportunities to experience the beauty,
histor y, and natural heritage of our
country. The mission and goals of the
National Scenic Byways Program are
consistent with those of the National
Wildlife Refuge System.
Endangered species; Conservation; Connecting people with nature; Insects; Policies; Work of the Service;
An article in the Endangered Species Bulletin July/August 2000 Vol. XXV No. 4, by Lisa Mandell explains how endangered Karner blue butterflies (Lycaeides melissa samuelis) in Wisconsin will be protected by the first comprehensive statewide...
An image of a white flower among red rock. Western North Dakota is the easternmost limit of the range of the beautiful gumbo lily. The plant occurs in nearly all of our western states.
This short, tufted plant is a nearly stemless perennial from...