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    • Rachel Carson: a conservation legacy

    • Rachel Carson: a conservation legacy
    • Work of the Service; Wildlife management; Wildlife refuges; Conservation; Conservation science; Writing;
    • May 27, 2007 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Rachel Carson, one of the world’s foremost leaders in conservation. Her work as an educator, scientist and writer revolutionized America’s interest in environmental issues.
    • Conservation profiles: landowners help imperiled wildlife

    • Conservation profiles: landowners help imperiled wildlife
    • Work of the Service; Conservation; Land development; Landscape conservation; Policies;
    • The purpose of this brochure is to introduce some of the landowners who are using two innovative conservation tools: Safe Harbor Agreements and Candidate Conservation Agreements with Assurances. Although these tools only came into use within the...
    • Land protection plan: Bear River Watershed Conservation Area

    • Land protection plan: Bear River Watershed Conservation Area
    • Wildlife refuges; Water; Water management; Land development;
    • The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is establishing a conservation area for the Bear River watershed in Idaho, Utah, and Wyoming. The Bear River Water-shed Conservation Area project will work with private landowners to establish up to 920,000 acres...
    • Final report: a landscape-scale approach to refuge system planning

    • Final report: a landscape-scale approach to refuge system planning
    • Wildlife refuges; Landscape conservation; Planning; Strategic habitat conservation;
    • This report addresses one of the recommendations as outlined by the Conserving the Future: Wildlife Refuges and the Next Generation, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s 21st century strategic vision for the National Wildlife Refuge System. It...
    • National Bald Eagle management guidelines

    • National Bald Eagle management guidelines
    • Wildlife management; Work of the Service; Writing; Raptors; Legislation;
    • The bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) is protected by the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act (Eagle Act) and the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA). The MBTA and the Eagle Act protect bald eagles from a variety of harmful actions and impacts....
    • Ten years of Pittman-Robertson wildlife restoration 1938 to 1948

    • Ten years of Pittman-Robertson wildlife restoration 1938 to 1948
    • Wildlife management; Fisheries management; Game management; Grants;
    • Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act of 1937, now referred to as The Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act, as amended (16 U.S.C. 669-669k), provides federal assistance to the 50 States, the Commonwealths of Puerto Rico and the Northern...
    • Delaware wetlands status and changes from 1992 to 2007

    • Delaware wetlands status and changes from 1992 to 2007
    • Wetlands; Wetland restoration; Management; Conservation; Maps; Work of the Service; Wildlife refuges;
    • This report summarizes the 2007 status of wetlands across Delaware, details findings from the trends analysis of how and where wetlands were gained or lost between 1992 and 2007, and provides perspective on how those changes affect wetland...
    • Hydropower: regulatory history

    • Hydropower: regulatory history
    • Water; Water conservation; Water management; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Energy; Dams; Wildlife impacts; Wildlife management; Work of the Service;
    • Prior to 1920, hydropower developers needed a special act of Congress to build and operate a project on navigable streams of Federal lands. In 1920, in response to increased demand for electricity during World War I, Congress enacted the Federal...
    • Hydropower: service expertise

    • Hydropower: service expertise
    • Water; Water conservation; Water management; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Energy; Dams; Wildlife impacts; Wildlife management; Work of the Service;
    • The Federal Power Act authorizes the Service to condition a non-Federal hydropower license with fish passage facilities and, if the project is in Service managed land (e.g., utilizes part of a hatchery water intake system), to require measures that...
    • Hydropower: Service involvement

    • Hydropower: Service involvement
    • Water; Water conservation; Water management; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Energy; Dams; Wildlife impacts; Wildlife management; Work of the Service;
    • Service involvement in relicensing actions typically begins two years before an application is filed with FERC. During this pre-filing process, an applicant is required to consult with the Service regarding the types of resources that may be...
    • Survey Methods for Frog Abnormalities on National Wildlife Refuges

    • Survey Methods for Frog Abnormalities on National Wildlife Refuges
    • Videography;Environmental Education;aquatic animals;wildlife conservation;education;amphibians; Wildlife management;
    • This training video is designed for technicians and biologists who are sampling wetlands to determine the percentage of abnormal-appearing frogs, primarily at USFWS National Wildlife Refuges. The purpose of this video is to show the proper survey...
    • DRAFT guidance on selecting species for design of landscape-scale conservation

    • DRAFT guidance on selecting species for design of landscape-scale conservation
    • Surrogate species; Species of concern; Conservation science; Conservation; Planning; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Biologists (USFWS); Strategic habitat conservation; Adaptive management; Climate change
    • The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) and its State, Federal, and Tribal government partners are entrusted by law with conserving, protecting, and enhancing fish and wildlife and their habitats for the American people. Together, we work with...

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