This report on the National Wildlife Refuge System is the culmination
of a year-long process involving teams of Service employees who
examined the System within the framework of Wildlife and Habitat,
People, and Leadership. The report was the focus...
Endangered species; Policies; Work of the Service;
Frequently asked questions about a wide range of information for threatened, endangered, candidate, and other at risk species is available at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) Endangered Species website, http://www.fws.gov/endangered/.
Version 1.3 was updated June 2010. Recovery planning has evolved considerably over the years as we have learned more about the root causes of endangerment and what it takes to recover species. Species’ biological needs and responses to specific...