Endangered species; Fisheries management; Fishes; Fishing; Overfishing; Population control; Work of the Service; History
This is a description of the inception, history and continuing work of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Fisheries Program. It explains briefly what the program is doing to help remove overfished species from the endangered species list.
Document; Planning; Wildlife refuges; Rivers and streams; Environments (Natural);
The Bear River travels a 500-mile course from its headwaters in Utah’s Uinta Mountains through Wyoming and Idaho, eventually terminating its horseshoe-shaped route in Utah’s Great Salt Lake, the largest inland sea in the Western Hemisphere.
Biologists (USFWS); Work of the Service; Mollusks; Endangered species; Species of concern;
Fish and Wildlife Service biologists working alongside state (Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa and Illinois) and Federal (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and National Park Service) biologists had the privilege of helping bring a species back from near...
Art; Aquatic animals; Endangered species; Rivers and streams;
This is a poster about freshwater mussels. One side displays a subaquatic environment featuring mussels and various fish, while the reverse side describes the mussels' life cycle and ecosystem role as well as what is being done to protect them.
Henry Loomis oral history interview with George Gentry. Many of Mr. Loomis' family are also included. The interview was conducted with Mr. Loomis, his family, and several non-family members as they toured the St. Vincent's Island National...
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...
The purpose of the National Fish, Wildlife and
Plants Climate Adaptation Strategy is to inspire
and enable natural resource administrators,
elected officials, and other decision makers
to take action to adapt to a changing climate.
This publication is designed to introduce visitors to the plants and animals that can be found at the National Conservation Training Center (NCTC) in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. Plants, mammal, birds, amphibians and reptiles, various...
Aquatic animals; Aquatic environments; Biological control; Habitat conservation; Invasive species; Population control; Work of the Service;
This is a plan to prevent zebra mussels and other aquatic nuisance species from spreading westward. This document includes background on the issue, including the current and potential impacts, ecological, economic and otherwise, the spread of these...