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    • Conservation profiles: landowners help imperiled wildlife

    • Conservation profiles: landowners help imperiled wildlife
    • 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...
    • Black-footed ferret recovery plan (Original approval: June 14, 1978).

    • Black-footed ferret recovery plan (Original approval: June 14, 1978).
    • Wildlife; Endangered species; Wildlife restoration; Captive breeding; Reintroduction;Rare species
    • Published August 8, 1988. The Black-footed Ferret Recovery Plan outlines steps for recovery of the black-footed ferret (Mustela niorioes) throughout its historical range. Evidence suggests that the ferret was widely distributed and was probably...
    • Destruction by Oil Exploration

    • Destruction by Oil Exploration
    • Wildlife refuges; Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge; Trans-Alaska Pipeline; TAPS; ARLIS; Alaska
    • Clarence Rhode NWR. "This oil exploration activity, although located outside the range bounday is an example of the type of development that would not be compatible with wildlife management objective or wilderness."
    • Land protection plan: Bear River Watershed Conservation Area

    • Land protection plan: Bear River Watershed Conservation Area
    • Wildlife refuges; Water; Water management; Land development;
    • The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is establishing a conservation area for the Bear River watershed in Idaho, Utah, and Wyoming. The Bear River Water-shed Conservation Area project will work with private landowners to establish up to 920,000 acres...
    • National Bald Eagle management guidelines

    • National Bald Eagle management guidelines
    • Wildlife management; Work of the Service; Writing; Raptors; Legislation;
    • The bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) is protected by the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act (Eagle Act) and the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA). The MBTA and the Eagle Act protect bald eagles from a variety of harmful actions and impacts....
    • Waterfowl management handbook

    • Waterfowl management handbook
    • Wildlife management; Waterfowl; Work of the Service; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts;
    • Waterfowl nutritional needs during the annual cycle and the nutritional values of natural foods and crops are discussed.
    • Peacock Larkspur

    • Peacock Larkspur
    • Wildflowers; Prairies; Vegetation; Valleys; Species of concern;
    • The peacock larkspur is found only in the Willamette Valley of Oregon. Presently, the natural vegetation of the Willamette Valley is experiencing a threat not altogether different in magnitude from the Missoula Floods - human development. Since...
    • Asian Elephant Conservation Fund

    • Asian Elephant Conservation Fund
    • Recreation; International affairs; Endangered species; Employees (USFWS); Habitat conservation; Habitat restoration; Proposed Endangered; Proposed Threatened; Budgets;
    • This fact sheet discusses how 16,000 Asian elephants are presently tamed and in captivity in the range countries. Today, very few countries use captive elephants as beasts of burden, and captive elephants in many instances face problems including...
    • Spotted Owl Habitat Clear-cutting

    • Spotted Owl Habitat Clear-cutting
    • old growth; Oregon; Spotted Owl; clear cutting; clear-cut; logging; habitat loss; habitat destruction;
    • This is an example of a logging method known as clear-cutting. In clear-cutting, all the trees are taken from a specific area, as opposed to a select cut, in which only certain trees are taken from an area, thereby leaving some habitat remaining....
    • Oil spill curriculum

    • Oil spill curriculum
    • Oil spills; Shorebirds; Wildlife refuges;
    • The Shorebird Sister Schools Program presents an activity that explores the impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Gulf Oil Spill on coastal birds and the work of many dedicated professionals helping in species recovery, with a focus on career...


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