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    • Conservation Legacy

    • 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...
    • Conserving the future: wildlife refuges and the next generation

    • Wildlife refuges; Planning; Management
    • 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...
    • National Bald Eagle management guidelines

    • Wildlife management; Work of the Service; Writing; Raptors; Legislation;
    • The bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) is protected by the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act (Eagle Act) and the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA). The MBTA and the Eagle Act protect bald eagles from a variety of harmful actions and impacts....
    • Ten years of Pittman-Robertson wildlife restoration 1938 to 1948

    • 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...
    • Tidal marshes:  the boundary between land and ocean

    • 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...
    • North American Wetlands Conservation Act Progress Report 2006-2007

    • Wetlands; Habitat conservation; Habitat restoration;
    • This document fulfills the requirements of Section 10 and 16 of the North American Wetlands Conservation Act of 1989. It is a biennial assessment of (A) the estimated number of acres of wetlands and habitat for waterfowl and other migratory birds...
    • Classification of wetlands and deepwater habitats of the United States

    • Wetlands; Ecosystem recovery; Estuarine environments; Floods; Habitat conservation;
    • 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...
    • Hydropower: regulatory history

    • Water; Water conservation; Water management; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Energy; Dams; Wildlife impacts; Wildlife management; Work of the Service;
    • Prior to 1920, hydropower developers needed a special act of Congress to build and operate a project on navigable streams of Federal lands. In 1920, in response to increased demand for electricity during World War I, Congress enacted the Federal...
    • DRAFT guidance on selecting species for design of landscape-scale conservation

    • Surrogate species; Species of concern; Conservation science; Conservation; Planning; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Biologists (USFWS); Strategic habitat conservation; Adaptive management; Climate change
    • The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) and its State, Federal, and Tribal government partners are entrusted by law with conserving, protecting, and enhancing fish and wildlife and their habitats for the American people. Together, we work with...
    • Marine Turtle Conservation Fund

    • Recreation; International affairs; Endangered species; Employees (USFWS); Habitat conservation; Habitat restoration; Proposed Endangered; Proposed Threatened; Budgets;
    • This fact sheet discusses all marine turtle species except the flatback are also listed as endangered or threatened under the U.S. Endangered Species Act. In 2004, the United States Congress passed the Marine Turtle Conservation Act (MTCA). The...
    • Robert Fields oral history transcript

    • Rangelands; Water management; Management; Employees (USFWS); Biography; Energy
    • Robert C. Fields oral history interview as conducted by Jerry Grover. Along with working at the locations listed, Robert served in Portland as Refuge Supervisor over California and Nevada. He has also worked on the Garrison Diversion Project, the...
    • North American Waterfowl Management Plan panel discussion

    • Policies; Wetlands; Waterfowl; Habitat conservation; Legislation; Prairies; Migration; Migratory birds; International conservation; Planning; History;
    • North American Waterfowl Management Plan (NAWMP) panel discussion conducted by John Cornely. The panel includes Dave Sharp, Dick Dyer, and Ray Whittemore.
    • Fulfilling the promise: the National Wildlife Refuge System

    • Planning; Wildlife refuges;
    • 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...
    • Inventory and monitoring initiative; Natural Resource Program Center

    • Planning; Conservation; Conservation science; Biologists (USFWS); Scientific personnel (USFWS); Habitat conservation; Wildlife refuges
    • Inventory and monitoring have long been a vital part of the biological program of the National Wildlife Refuge System (Refuge System) and have been used to inform local management actions. But the need to inform adaptation strategies at multiple...

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