SEC. 2. (a) FINDINGS.—The Congress finds and declares that—
(1) various species of fish, wildlife, and plants in the United States have
been rendered extinct as a consequence of economic growth and development
untempered by adequate concern and...
Endangered species; Habitat conservation; Policies; Threatened species; Work of the Service
This article in the Endangered Species Bulletin November/December, Vol. XXIV no. 6. explains how a species becomes listed under the Endangered Species Act. The Endangered Species Act of 1973 gives the Secretary of the Interior responsibility for...
This is a flow chart describing the petition process. Petitions are formal requests to list a species as endangered or threatened under the Endangered Species Act. The ESA requires that we make and publish specific findings on the petition.
The Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended, is one of the most far reaching wildlife conservation laws ever enacted by any nation. Congress, on behalf of the American people, passed the ESA to prevent extinctions facing many species of fish,...
The following is a time line of significant events that have affected the land and ownership of the property now comprising the National Conservation Training Center (NCTC), with an emphasis on the period from early European settlement until...
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.
Document; Planning; Wildlife refuges; Rivers and streams; Environments (Natural);
The Bear River travels a 500-mile course from its headwaters in Utah’s Uinta Mountains through Wyoming and Idaho, eventually terminating its horseshoe-shaped route in Utah’s Great Salt Lake, the largest inland sea in the Western Hemisphere.
Donald Worster oral history interview with Lisa Mighetto as part of an American Society for Environmental History (ASEH) founders series. Note that Mr. Worster is not an employee with the Fish and Wildlife Service.