What benefits do inspectors earn?
Wildlife inspectors enjoy all the
benefits of Federal employment,
including a generous retirement
plan with substantial investment
opportunities. Inspectors earn 13 to
26 days of annual leave each year
“ Conservation districts have long
advocated that natural resources
conservation must come from
voluntary, incentive- based approaches.
For species conservation, it is clear
that success lies in flexible tools and
incentives that promote...
A Texas Cattle Rancher Who “ Became a Believer”
“ We’re just ‘ wildlifing’ it all over the place, and we’re
happy to do it,” Bob Long said. Long is enhancing
habitat on his 550- acre property to benefit the Houston
Environmental Defense, a nonprofit organization, was
the key in reaching out to Long and provided funding
for biologists to conduct population surveys for the
toad on his property. Long is helping Environmental
Defense and the Service promote...
Karner Blue – A Butterfly Captivates Wisconsin
“ Instead of hearing, ‘ I don’t have that butterfly on
my property,’ I hear, ‘ How can I get some of that wild
lupine seed?’ ‘ You should see the lupine patch
I have going!’ or ‘...
A One- on- One Relationship with
Fish and Wildlife
What is the Partners for
Fish and Wildlife Program?
Through voluntary agreements the Partners
program provides expert technical assistance
and cost- share...
Izembek National Wildlife Refuge lies between the highly productive waters of the Bering Sea and the Gulf of Alaska. Within the heart of the Refuge is Izembek Lagoon, a 30-mile long and 5-mile wide coastal ecosystem that contains one of the world's...
animals; aves; Birds; Birds; Deschutes National Forests;Oregon; passerines;
Clark's nutcracker feeds on conifer seeds year-round; also insects and spiders, small animals, and has been known to occasionally feed on carrion. Its long, sharp, beak enables it to open pine cones and forage for insects. For more information on...
In response to increased interest in the quality of playa lakes and their recognition of valuable wildlife habitat, the Arlington Field Office of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, initiated a multi-year contaminants survey of playa lakes of the...
Biologists conducting research studies in late April for the Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Recovery Program (Recovery Program) reported the captures of endangered fishes in sections of historic habitat on the Colorado and Yampa rivers where...