Endangered species; International affairs; Law enforcement; Tourism;
This is a booklet describing laws pertinent to the importation and exportation of endangered animals--alive or dead--and animal parts and products. It includes contact information for obtaining more specific information on the subject.
Seventy-five years of successful
wildlife management is the
remarkable legacy of the
Restoration Act, and the cause
of our 75th celebration. Along
with the Dingell-Johnson Sport
Fish Restoration Act, it is the
This is a fact sheet about the caribou. It gives a physical description of the animal, as well its breeding habits and range. It briefly explains the status of caribou populations in the United States.
Law enforcement; International affairs; Employees (USFWS);
General brochure about wildlife inspection as a career. Wildlife inspectors of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service are the front-line defense against the illegal wildlife trade, a criminal enterprise that threatens species worldwide. These...
Seagrass beds have come to be known as extremely productive and valuable coastal wetland resources. They are critical nursery areas for a number of fish, shrimp, and crab species, and support the adults of these and other species that forage...
Seagrass meadows are recognized today as one of the most important communities in shallow coastal waters. Rapidly growing seagrass leaves serve as the basis of a productive grazing and detrital food web, while the canopy structure formed by these...
Employees (USFWS); Endangered species; International affairs; Law enforcement; Personnel; Work of the Service
This is a brochure describes the roles and responsibilities of United States Fish and Wildlife Service wildlife inspectors. It gives information on what must be done to pursue a career as a wildlife inspector.
Inspectors clear legal imports and
exports, and stop shipments that
violate the law. They make sure that
wildlife imports and exports are
accompanied by the required permits
and licenses, and verify that the
contents of shipments match the