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; 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 refuges; Wildlife management; Wildlife impacts; Pesticides; Birds; Chemical industry;
Pesticide research at Patuxent had two principle objectives. One was to appraise new or accepted chemicals to which wildlife might be exposed. The other objective was to study major problems that arose from field applications of pesticides. ...
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...
Wetlands; Plants; Plant species introduction; Biologists (USFWS);
The National List of Plant Species That Occur in Wetlands represents the combined efforts of many biologists over the last decade to define the wetland flora of the United States. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service initially developed the list in...