Stationed at the
ocean ports, and border
inspectors monitor an
annual trade worth
more than $ 1.4 billion.
They stop illegal
smuggled wildlife and
Inspectors clear legal imports and
exports, and stop shipments that
violate the law. They make sure that
wildlife imports and exports are
accompanied by the required permits
and licenses, and verify that the
contents of shipments match the
Animal industry; Water management; Wildlife restoration; Work of the Service;
Rising global demand for rhino horn – both for alleged medicinal value and ornamental use – has led to an epidemic of poaching in Africa, as well as theft and illegal trade in rhino horns from museums and private collections. Illegal...
This is a status assessment of the double-crested cormorant in North America as of 2001. It includes general information on the bird, biological information and area-specific population information for throughout North America.
This is a children's coloring book of various endangered species. It provides images of each species for coloring, as well as educational information on the species. The animals included are: Bald Eagle, California red-legged frog Karner Blue...
Biography; History; Military; Employees (USFWS); Fish hatcheries; Management;
Galen Butterbaugh oral history transcript as conducted by John Cornely. Galen also spent time at Manchester National Fish Hatchery in Iowa, Crawford National Fish Hatchery in Nebraska and was regional director in the Denver regional office (Region...
Birds; Endangered species; Indigenous populations; International affairs; Islands; Threatened species; Work of the Service; Tropical environments
This is a fact sheet abou tthe Winged Ambassadors, a conservation initiative of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The program helps protect the many unique avifauna species endemic to the Caribbean. It briefly explains the situation with these...
Connecting people with nature; Environmental education; Recreation
This special edition of Fish & Wildlife News provides a glimpse of what Service employees from coast to coast are already doing to reconnect children with nature. From the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge, where youngsters...
Sam Hamilton oral history interview as conducted by Jay Slack. This is a transcript of the broadcast conducted by the National Conservation Training Center featuring Sam Hamilton, Director of Fish and Wildlife Life Service from 2009-2010.