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.
Work of the Service; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Land development; Roads;
Executive summary , DOI DES 12-8. Congress authorized the Secretary of the Interior to exchange lands within the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge for lands owned by the State of Alaska and the King Cove Corporation for the purpose of constructing...
Work of the Service; Wildlife management; Wildlife restoration; Conservation; Conservation science;
Gap analysis provides an overview of the distribution and conservation status of several components of biodiversity. There are five major objectives of the national Gap Analysis Program: (1) map actual vegetation as closely as possible to the...
Work of the Service; Wildlife management; Wildlife refuges; Conservation; Conservation science; Writing;
May 27, 2007 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Rachel Carson, one of the world’s foremost leaders in conservation. Her work as an educator, scientist and writer revolutionized America’s interest in environmental issues.
Work of the Service; History; Recreation; Wildlife management
This is a report that describes various programs successfully implemented and various tasks completed, by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service through the Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Programs, Division of Federal Assistance. Articles include...
Work of the Service; Conservation; Land development; Landscape conservation; Policies;
The purpose of this brochure is to introduce some of the landowners who are using two innovative conservation tools: Safe Harbor Agreements and Candidate Conservation Agreements with Assurances. Although these tools only came into use within the...
This is a fact sheet describing the United States Fish and Wildlife Service. It briefly describes the mission and history of the Service and the Service's current conservation work and plans for the future.
Wood ducks are secretive little birds. They prefer to while away the hours among the brush and tangle of a beaver pond, button bush swamp, or a willow break. This brochure describes the materials and procedures for making and erecting a wood duck...
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.
Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Wildlife impacts; Pesticides; Birds; Chemical industry;
Pesticide research at Patuxent had two principle objectives. One was to appraise new or accepted chemicals to which wildlife might be exposed. The other objective was to study major problems that arose from field applications of pesticides. ...