Endangered species; Birds; Birds of prey; Captive breeding; Reintroduction; Raptors;
1976, (41 FR 187). Long recognized as a vanishing species (Cooper 1890, Koford 1953, Wilbur 1978), the California condor remains one ofthe world’s rarest and most imperiled vertebrate species. Despite intensive conservation...
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...
Species Status categories:
at- risk species — species of plants and animals that are
Federal candidate species and those that the Service
has not identified as candidate species, but are facing
threat( s) and are potential...
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
"In New England, the specific job is to spread consumption more uniformly over the nearly 80 species of fish and shellfish that are brought, into local ports each year. Production records 'of the fishing industry show a serious lack of...
"The Life and Legacy of Rachel Carson" by William Souder is from the National Conservation Training Center's Lecture Series. He discusses his book, which is about Rachel Carson, her life, and various aspects of her work.
A group of men who were fishing move away from a visiting bear. Alaska is a land of awe-inspiring beauty and fish and wildlife spectacles, and the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge is a microcosm of all this wonderful state has to offer.
A peregrine falcon is perched on the top of a tree. The Alaska Highway is the northern boundary of the 682,604 acre Tetlin Refuge for 65 miles northwest of Alaska-Yukon border. From scenic overlooks you can view wetlands important to breeding...
A segment of the new meandering channel of Fahys Creek constructed through the Smith Tract. Large woody debris and gravel was placed all along the new stream channel to diversify habitat and stream substrate. Piles of gravel were placed along the...
Plants; Invasive species; Habitat restoration; Training; Vegetation; Work of the Service;
A student enrolled in WLD2139 Invasive Plant Management, a course offered at the USFWS National Conservation Training Center removes jetbead, an invasive exotic shrub from Asia most likely spread from landscape plantings. Notice the leaves are...