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.
In 1869, John Wesley Powell led a small party down the Green and Colorado Rivers in a bold attempt to explore the Grand Canyon for the first time. After their monumental expedition, they told of raging rapids, constant danger, and breathtaking...
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...
A One- on- One Relationship with
Fish and Wildlife
What is the Partners for
Fish and Wildlife Program?
Through voluntary agreements the Partners
program provides expert technical assistance
and cost- share...
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...
A Texas Cattle Rancher Who “ Became a Believer”
“ We’re just ‘ wildlifing’ it all over the place, and we’re
happy to do it,” Bob Long said. Long is enhancing
habitat on his 550- acre property to benefit the Houston
This is a fact sheet describing the United States Fish and Wildlife Service. It briefly describes the mission and history of the Service and the Service's current conservation work and plans for the future.