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
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.
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.
Note this is a 1998 wildlife fact sheet that may be dated regarding threatened and endangered status. The fact sheet gives a physical description of the animal, as well its breeding habits and range. It briefly explains the status of caribou...
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
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...
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...
This fact sheet discusses the wildlife conservation to protect and preserve rhinoceros and tigers in both Africa and Asia. Grants are awarded from this fund for antipoaching programs, habitat and ecosystem management, development of nature...