Birds; Birds of prey; Endangered species; Migratory birds; Raptors;
This is a fact sheet describing the peregrine falcon in North America. It outlines the history of the bird, its decline in the mid-twentieth century due to DDT, and its successful recovery in the years since.
Birds; Monitoring; Predators; Predator control; Species of concern; Statistics;
These are the results of the 2003 peregrine falcon monitoring plan. The plan was established after the species' de-listing from the endangered species list, and takes place every three years. The report includes a description of methodology as...
This publication is designed to introduce visitors to the plants and animals that can be found at the National Conservation Training Center (NCTC) in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. Plants, mammal, birds, amphibians and reptiles, various...
Recovery is the process that stops the
decline of an endangered or threatened
species by removing or reducing
threats. Recovery ensures the longterm
survival of the species in the wild.
At that point, the species is recovered,
and protection of the...
Raptors; Species of concern; Document; Wildlife refuges; Work of the Service;
The Post-delisting Monitoring Plan (Plan) will monitor the status of the bald eagle by collecting data on occupied nests over a 20-year period with sampling events held once every 5 years starting in early 2009. The Plan will continue the nest...
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.