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
Dear Friends and Neighbors,
Private landowners, large and small, play a vital role conserving habitat for fish, wildlife, and plants. In
fact, more than two- thirds of the nation’s threatened and endangered species use habitat found on...
“ 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...
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
Adults; Children; Connecting people with nature; Education; Education outreach; Environmental education; Interpretation; Leisure activities; Public access; Recreation; Vegetation; Visitor services; Wildlife refuges; Work of the Service; Youth;
Children really get to experience the life of a bear. One of the many programs available at the refuge.
Mark Madison speaks with Buddy Huffaker at the Sc3 at the NCTC in Shepherdstown, WV. Buddy is the executive director of the Aldo Leopold Foundation in Baraboo, Wisconsin, where he works on a variety of land management issues, including the...
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...
This is a status assessment of the double-crested cormorant in North America as of 2001. It includes general information on the bird, biological information and area-specific population information for throughout North America.
Art; Aquatic animals; Endangered species; Rivers and streams;
This is a poster about freshwater mussels. One side displays a subaquatic environment featuring mussels and various fish, while the reverse side describes the mussels' life cycle and ecosystem role as well as what is being done to protect them.
Eli Hopkins is a nationally-renowned sculptor who lives and works in Colorado. In 2002 Hopkins released his first bronze sculptures. His set of stylized horses was well received and, since that time, Hopkins has been able to move forward at a...
Robert Michael Pyle (born July 19, 1947 in Denver, Colorado) is a lepidopterist and author who has published twelve books and hundreds of papers, essays, stories and poems. He has a Ph.D. from the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies at...
Biodiversity; Biological control; Wilderness; Podcast; Public Lecture;
Mark Madisoin speaks with Tom Butler at the Sc3 Conference held at the NCTC in Shepherdstown, WV. Tom is the editorial projects director for the Foundation for Deep Ecology, and a long-time conservation activist focused on wilderness and...
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...