Fish and Wildlife Programs
More than one tool may describe the status of species on your property and meet your specific goals.
To assist you in learning our language, a glossary of terms is on page 22.
Question Your Needs and Concerns Tool
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...
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.
Sunkhaze Meadows National Wildlife Refuge and Carlton
Pond Waterfowl Production Area are managed by the U.S. Fish and
Wildlife Service (USFWS, Service, we, our) as part of the National Wildlife Refuge System
(Refuge System). The Refuge System...
Nantucket National Wildlife Refuge (NWR), though diminutive in size, is an
important part of a larger area aptly named Great Point. It has great value to
the wildlife that uses its beaches, from coastal birds including piping plovers and