Work of the Service; Youth; Education outreach; Environmental education; Volunteers; Connecting people with nature; Employees (USFWS); Leisure activities; Partnerships;
Engaging, educating, and employing our nation’s youth in conservation are major priorities for the Department of the Interior (Department), and in 2009 the Youth in the Great Outdoors (YGO) initiative was established.
Work of the Service; Wildlife management; Wildlife refuges; Conservation; Conservation science; Writing;
May 27, 2007 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Rachel Carson, one of the world’s foremost leaders in conservation. Her work as an educator, scientist and writer revolutionized America’s interest in environmental issues.
Work of the Service; History; Recreation; Wildlife management
This is a report that describes various programs successfully implemented and various tasks completed, by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service through the Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Programs, Division of Federal Assistance. Articles include...
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...
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...
Wildlife viewing; Connecting people with nature; Habitat conservation; Landscape conservation; Wildlife refuges; Roads; Transportation
America’s Byways™ provide
opportunities to experience the beauty,
histor y, and natural heritage of our
country. The mission and goals of the
National Scenic Byways Program are
consistent with those of the National
Wildlife Refuge System.
This report focuses on only one of the values generated by national wildlife refuges: how recreational visitors impact local income and employment. Travel to participate in non-consumptive uses of the natural environment has been called...
For the past 18 months, the National Wildlife Refuge System has worked to create a vision that will guide the management of the Refuge System during the next decade and beyond. Conserving the Future is built on the foundation and inspiration of...
Using washed out rip-rap to make emergency repairs at west waterfowl unit no. 3 spillway. Note how water has cut away the new sugar-like fill below the spillway and is starting to go around end of wingwall.
Petroglyph Lake lies in the middle of Ian Mountain National Antelope Refuge in southeastern Oregon. The lake is on the backslope of Poker Jim Ridge. a fault block formation rising abruptly from the well-watered Wamer Valley.
Aldo Leopold - A Standard of Change” is a one-man play written by and starring storyteller Jim Pfitzer, Storyteller, writer, and actor Jim Pfitzer has worked as a naturalist and river guide, lived in Redwood National Park, and traveled 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...
McCarthy's pioneering work utilized historic photos and contemporary excursions to chronicle the significant changes occurring over the last hundred years in arctic landscapes. Forrest McCarthy has been a wilderness advocate and back country skier...