Endangered and/or threatened; Policies; Work of the Service; Birds; Trees;
In the world of North American woodpeckers, red-cockaded woodpeckers stand out as an exception to the usual rules. They are the only woodpeckers to excavate nest and roost sites in living trees. Living in small family groups, red-cockaded...
Endangered and/or threatened; International affairs; Partnerships; Wildlife management; Wildlife restoration;
This is an overview of what Canada and the United States are doing together in order to help protect species the two countries deem as endangered. A description of the background of this partnership is given, followed by ten examples of individual...
Recovery is the process that stops the
decline of an endangered or threatened
species by removing or reducing
threats. Recovery ensures the longterm
survival of the species in the wild.
At that point, the species is recovered,
and protection of the...
About a decade ago the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources developed a programmatic Safe Harbor Agreement for the Red-cockaded Woodpecker (RCW), encouraging conservation on non-Federal lands through technical assistance, funding, and...
Oil spills; Relocation; Reptiles; Uniforms; Service patch;
Apalachicola, FL July 19, 2010. St. Vincent National Wildlife Refuge personnel excavate a sea turtle nest for transport to the Kennedy Space Center for hatching. www.fws.gov/home/dhoilspill/ Credit: Shawn Nagle/NPS