“ 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...
This booklet provides information for citizen stewards and
landowners, who embody President Bush’s vision of cooperative
conservation— a vision built upon innovation, local ideas, inspiration
and incentives, and on- the- ground...
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
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
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...
Species Status categories:
at- risk species — species of plants and animals that are
Federal candidate species and those that the Service
has not identified as candidate species, but are facing
threat( s) and are potential...
Biologists feared that the Wyoming toad was extinct until 1987 when a fisherman discovered a population at Mortenson Lake on Swanson’s land. The discovery created excitement about a chance to save the species and its habitat, and it led Swanson...
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.
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...
Biological control; Biologists (USFWS); Diseases; Environmental education; Farms and farming; Podcast; Public Lecture;
In 1941 the Food and Drug Administration approved the use of diethylstilbestrol (DES), the first synthetic chemical to be marketed as an estrogen and one of the first to be identified as a hormone disruptor—a chemical that mimics hormones. Its...
Salt marshes, especially the muddy, wet, intertidal portions of them that are described in this report, have often been considered wastelands--areas to be filled to make useful land or to be dredged to make useful water. From the scientific point...
Birds; Biologists (USFWS); Scientific personnel (USFWS); Population control;
On 12-13 April 1988 a workshop on the analysis of avian population trends was held at the Patuxent Wildlife Research Center in Laurel, Maryland. The workshop was cosponsored by the Branch of Migratory Bird Research of the Patuxent Wildlife...