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    • 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...
    • Endangered species recovery program

    • Recovered; Threatened species; Endangered species; Policies;
    • Recovery is the process that stops the decline of an endangered or threatened species by removing or reducing threats. Recovery ensures the longterm survival of the species in the wild. At that point, the species is recovered, and protection of the...
    • Why save endangered species?

    • Habitat restoration; Habitat conservation; Environmental education; Endangered species; Employees (USFWS); Scientific personnel (USFWS);
    • Conservation actions carried out in the United States under the Endangered Species Act have been successful in preventing extinction for 99 percent of the species that are listed as endangered or threatened. However, species loss on a global scale...
    • Red-cockaded woodpecker (Picoides borealis)

    • Endangered species; Policies; Work of the Service; Birds; Trees;
    • In the world of North American woodpeckers, red-cockaded woodpeckers stand out as an exception to the usual rules. They are the only woodpeckers to excavate nest and roost sites in living trees. Living in small family groups, red-cockaded...
    • The road back: endangered species recovery success with partners

    • Endangered species; Partnerships; Recovered; Work of the Service; Policies; History
    • This is dedicated to Mollie Beattie, the former Director of the Fish and Wildlife Service, who lost her personal struggle with brain cancer on June 27, 1996. During her three-year tenure as Director, Mollie challenged the Service to adopt an...
    • Red-cockaded woodpecker (Picoides borealis)

    • Endangered species; Employees (USFWS); Habitat conservation; Habitat restoration; Proposed Endangered; Proposed Threatened; Birds; Biologists (USFWS);
    • Prior to European settlement, it is estimated that the red-cockaded woodpecker (RCW) (Picoides borealis) population totaled approximately 1.0 to 1.5 million groups of birds. Its historic range extended from Texas north to Missouri and east through...

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