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
Wildlife inspectors work closely
with Service special agents and
counterparts from the U. S. Customs
Service and other Federal agencies
that police international trade.
They staff special enforcement
task forces that conduct inspection
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
CO, KS, MT, NE,
ND, SD, UT, WY
Assistant Regional Director for
Law Enforcement, Region 6
U. S. Fish & Wildlife Service
P. O. Box 25486- DFC
Denver, Colorado 80225
Telephone: 303/ 236 7540
Assistant Regional Director for
“ 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...
Fish and Wildlife Programs
More than one tool may describe the status of species on your property and meet your specific goals.
To assist you in learning our language, a glossary of terms is on page 22.
Question Your Needs and Concerns Tool
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...
What are the benefits?
For the landowner: Allows private landowners
to submit project proposals directly to the Fish
and Wildlife Service and offers a low cost- share
ratio to assist landowners in...
Fish and Wildlife
Who can participate?
Any privately owned land is potentially
eligible for restoration. Most applicants are
individual landowners. For the purposes
of this program, “ privately owned” means
Aquatic animals; Aquatic environments; Biological control; Habitat conservation; Invasive species; Population control; Work of the Service;
This is a plan to prevent zebra mussels and other aquatic nuisance species from spreading westward. This document includes background on the issue, including the current and potential impacts, ecological, economic and otherwise, the spread of these...
Art; Children; Education outreach; Environmental quality; Estuarine environments; Illustrations; Habitat conservation; Human impacts; Illustrations; Pollution; Water Pollution; Connecting people with nature
This is a children's coloring book featuring "Chessie," a fictional friendly monster inhabiting the Chesapeake Bay. Chessie narrates a rhyming story simply describing the bay, the issues plaguing it, and what children (and others) may do...
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...
David Janes oral history interview as conducted by Dorothe Norton. Along with working at various refuges, David Janes worked out of the regional offices in Region 5 and Region 6. He retired in 1997 as a GS-12 Land Acquisition Planning Biologist...
John Opie oral history interview as conducted by Lisa Mighetto. Note that Mr. Opie is not an employee with the Fish and Wildlife Service, but is one of the founders of the American Society of Environmental History (ASEH).
Dr. George Finney oral history interview as conducted by David Smith. Dr. George Finney started out with the Federal Service in Canada in 1977 as a senior biologist looking at native harvest and eventually moved his way into management as a a...
This is a preliminary biological assessment of Kirwin National Wildlife Refuge. Stimulation for the report was based on the concept that future decisions related to the biological portion of the Comprehensive Conservation Plan will be based on the...