Wetlands; Wildlife management; Human impacts; Coastal environments;Estuarine environments; Coastal environments
Tidal marshes of the United States cover about 13,000 square miles, approximately the combined area of Connecticut and Massachusetts. From a global perspective, marshes form a narrow fringe of intertidal flats along ocean coasts. They are vegetated...
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...
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...
This classification, to be used in a new inventory of wetlands and deepwater habitats of the United
States, is intended to describe ecological tax, arrange them in a system useful to resource managers,
furnish units for mapping, and provide...
When most people hear the term endangered species, they think of manatees, grizzly bears, whales, and other charismatic species. If
these animals don't live in your area, you might think there is nothing you can do to help. However, more than...
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 draft conservation plan for the Sacramento Mountains checkerspot butterfly represents a collaborative effort between Federal agencies and local governments. The most current information on the butterfly’s life history, habitat needs, and...