This report on the National Wildlife Refuge System is the culmination
of a year-long process involving teams of Service employees who
examined the System within the framework of Wildlife and Habitat,
People, and Leadership. The report was the focus...
This is a 30-second mp3 audio clip of a whale "blowing." What do we mean when we say a whale "blows?" While a whale is holding its breath, air is compressed in its chest. Upon reaching the surface, the air is exhaled through the whale's blowholes....
Seventy-five years of successful
wildlife management is the
remarkable legacy of the
Restoration Act, and the cause
of our 75th celebration. Along
with the Dingell-Johnson Sport
Fish Restoration Act, it is the
Wildlife management; Fisheries management; Game management; Grants;
Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act of 1937, now referred to as The Pittman-Robertson
Wildlife Restoration Act, as amended (16 U.S.C. 669-669k), provides federal assistance to the 50 States,
the Commonwealths of Puerto Rico and the Northern...
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.
Prior to European settlement, it is estimated that the red-cockaded woodpecker (RCW) (Picoides borealis) population totaled approximately 1.0 to 1.5 million groups of birds. Its historic range extended from Texas north to Missouri and east through...
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) and its State, Federal, and Tribal government partners are entrusted by law with conserving, protecting, and enhancing fish and wildlife and their habitats for the American people. Together, we work with...