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    • California condor (Gymnogyps californianus) recovery plan. Third revision.

    • Endangered and/or threatened; Birds; Birds of prey; Captive breeding; Reintroduction; Raptors;
    • 1976, (41 FR 187). Long recognized as a vanishing species (Cooper 1890, Koford 1953, Wilbur 1978), the California condor remains one ofthe world’s rarest and most imperiled vertebrate species. Despite intensive conservation...
    • Black-footed ferret recovery plan

    • Document; Planning; Recovered; Prairies; Mammals;
    • The Black-footed Ferret Recovery Plan outlines steps for recovery of the black-footed ferret throughout its historical range.
    • Leaving a lasting legacy: permits as a conservation tool

    • Document; Conservation; Planning; Wildlife refuges;
    • This report discusses the Service permit programs. Service permit programs review their activities to determine how well they serve the publc. The mission of the permit programs is to promote long-term conservation of animals, plants, and their...
    • African Elephant Conservation Fund

    • Recreation; International affairs; Endangered and/or threatened; Employees (USFWS); Habitat conservation; Habitat restoration; Proposed Endangered; Proposed Threatened; Budgets;
    • This fact sheet discusses the African Elephant Conservation Fund. In 1988, the United States Congress enacted the African Elephant Conservation Act to establish a fund to help protect, conserve, and manage African elephants. Special emphasis was...
    • Florida panther recovery plan. Technical/agency draft.

    • Endangered and/or threatened; Wildlife management; Wildlife restoration; Reintroduction;
    • First recovery plan approved 12/7/1981. First revision approved June 1987. Second revision approved: 3/13/1995. The Florida panther is the last subspecies of Puma still surviving in the eastern United States. Historically occurring throughout the...
    • Endangered red wolves

    • Endangered and/or threatened; Wildlife restoration; Mammals; Reintroduction; Predator control;
    • Original format brochure.
    • George Schaller oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Alpine environments; Forests; International affairs; Mammals; Mountains; Research; Wilderness; Wildlife management; Wildlife management
    • Oral history interview with George Schaller. Roger Kaye as interviewer.
    • Conserving the future: wildlife refuges and the next generation

    • Wildlife refuges; Planning; Management
    • For the past 18 months, the National Wildlife Refuge System has worked to create a vision that will guide the management of the Refuge System during the next decade and beyond. Conserving the Future is built on the foundation and inspiration of...
    • Permits for native species under the Endangered Species Act

    • Endangered and/or threatened; Partnerships; Recovered; Work of the Service; Policies;
    • Section 10 of the Endangered Species Act (ESA) is designed to regulate a wide range of activities that affect endangered and threatened plants and animals and the habitats upon which they depend. Unless specifically allowed by permit, the ESA...
    • Asian Elephant Conservation Fund

    • Recreation; International affairs; Endangered and/or threatened; Employees (USFWS); Habitat conservation; Habitat restoration; Proposed Endangered; Proposed Threatened; Budgets;
    • This fact sheet discusses how 16,000 Asian elephants are presently tamed and in captivity in the range countries. Today, very few countries use captive elephants as beasts of burden, and captive elephants in many instances face problems including...
    • Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Fund

    • Recreation; International affairs; Endangered and/or threatened; Employees (USFWS); Habitat conservation; Habitat restoration; Proposed Endangered; Proposed Threatened; Budgets;
    • 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...
    • Dr. Harry Robert Krear oral history transcript

    • Biography; History; Military; Wildlife management; Wildlife impacts; Conservation;
    • Dr. Robert Krear oral history interview as conducted by Chelsea Corcoran-Quadt. In this interview, Dr. Krear mainly focuses on how he first met Olaus and Mardy Murie and his relationship with them.
    • Proposed revision of CITES regulations

    • Endangered and/or threatened; International affairs; Law enforcement; Policies;
    • This is a fact sheet explaining the reasons and facts behind the proposed CITES regulations change during 2006.
    • Tiger

    • Ceremonies; Wildlife management; Wildlife viewing; Parks; Endangered and/or Threatened species;
    • The sumatran tiger makes an appearance at the Save Vanishing Species event to unvail the Tiger stamp for the First-Day-OF-Issue Ceremony at the Smithsonian National Zoological Park.

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