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.
Close up view of a birdwing pearly mussel. For more information go to http://fwie.fw.vt.edu/WWW/esis/lists/e404017.htm
The species is endangered wherever found
including the States of Alabama, Tennessee and Virginia.
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...
Endangered species; Fisheries management; Fishes; Fishing; Overfishing; Population control; Work of the Service; History
This is a description of the inception, history and continuing work of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Fisheries Program. It explains briefly what the program is doing to help remove overfished species from the endangered species list.
The Cooperator Science Series was initiated in 2013. Its purpose is to facilitate the archiving and retrieval of research project reports resulting primarily from investigations supported by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), particularly...
Salt marshes, especially the muddy, wet, intertidal portions of them that are described in this report, have often been considered wastelands--areas to be filled to make useful land or to be dredged to make useful water. From the scientific point...
Tygart River in Elkins, West Virgiinia, provides habitat for endangered mussels. For more information about threatened and endangered mussels visit http://www.fws.gov/midwest/endangered/clams/mussels.html
The Ohio River, running between Ohio and West Virginia, provides habitat for endangered mussels. For more information about threatened and endangered mussels visit http://www.fws.gov/midwest/endangered/clams/mussels.html
Lesage Island in the Ohio River provides habitat for the endangered pink mucket pearlymussel.
For more information about threatened and endangered mussels visit http://www.fws.gov/midwest/endangered/clams/mussels.html
Biologists (USFWS); Work of the Service; Mollusks; Endangered species; Species of concern;
Fish and Wildlife Service biologists working alongside state (Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa and Illinois) and Federal (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and National Park Service) biologists had the privilege of helping bring a species back from near...
This handbook was primarily developed to aid FWS and NMFS biologists implementing the section 7 consultation process. The purpose of the handbook is to provide information and guidance on the various consultation processes outlined in the...
Endangered species; Policies; Work of the Service;
This glossary is intended to give the meaning of key words but does not necessarily provide a legal definition or thorough description. To locate the legal definitions of Endangered Species Act terms, please see the end of this document.