State and Federal conservation agencies came together here today to celebrate partnerships that are delivering conservation successes in eastern Kentucky…
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the appointments of 18 members to the Wildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation Council…..
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) seeks input from members of the public on a number of wildlife species being considered for submission to the world’s largest and most influential meeting…
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe today announced the agency will expand fishing and hunting opportunities on 21 refuges throughout the Service’s National Wildlife Refuge System.
One of this year’s grants will provide $500,000 to NJ for the acquisition of up to 48 acres to protect critical habitat for the federally listed Indiana bat…
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced it will continue to deny import of African elephant sport-hunted trophies taken from Tanzania into the United States in 2015.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is launching new partnerships in cities across the nation to boost opportunities for city residents to connect with nature and engage thousands of volunteers in…..
Leading African American sorority Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) today signed a historic memorandum of understanding in Washington, D.C., to work…..
Ruddy ducks took center stage today for hunters, conservationists and stamp collectors as the new Federal Duck Stamp went on sale.
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today joined U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) Director Dan Ashe and other leaders to destroy more than one ton of confiscated elephant ivory in New…
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe today announced a final rule to classify all chimpanzees, both wild and captive, as endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).
Today, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and its partners celebrate the 20th anniversary of the first ever Safe Harbor Agreement (SHA), created in 1995 to protect the endangered red-cockaded…..
A decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to expand hunting and angling opportunities on 21 national wildlife refuges across the country drew praise from Backcountry Hunters & Anglers…..
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe today announced as part of Great Outdoors Month the agency is proposing to expand fishing and hunting opportunities on 21 refuges throughout the…..
The monarch butterfly, Topeka shiner and gopher tortoise are among the imperiled species that will benefit from $5.7 million in grants to 11 states through the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s…..
Thanks to a highly successful public-private partnership spanning more than two decades, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal announced today that the…..
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe today announced the selection of Cynthia Martinez as the agency’s chief of the National Wildlife Refuge System. Martinez, a 21-year veteran of………
Migratory birds throughout the Western Hemisphere will benefit from $3.8 million in grants for 27 collaborative conservation projects across the Americas, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service…
How to make the most of your national park visit this summer? Pair it with a side trip to a nearby national wildlife refuge…..
The 10th annual national Endangered Species Day will be celebrated May 15, 2015, with special events and programs that recognize our nation’s efforts to conserve and protect America’s most…………
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has determined that the Bi-State population of greater sage-grouse does not require the protection……..
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Endangered Species Coalition, the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and the International Child Art Foundation proudly announce the winners of the 2015………
Nothing against birding or nature touring, but sometimes even die-hard nature enthusiasts want to break out of the mold.
A Texas hunter has received from the U.S. government a permit to bring home the taxidermy from a planned hunt for a black rhino in Namibia.
NOAA Fisheries and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed today to reclassify the green sea turtle under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), and list turtles originating from two breeding……….
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe and Wyoming Governor Matt Mead today announced the launch of the nation’s first conservation bank for greater sage-grouse.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe today announced the recipients of the 2014 Rachel Carson and Science Leadership awards for scientific excellence.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) today launched a major new campaign aimed at saving the declining monarch butterfly.
The budget also contains an additional $1.4 billion available under permanent appropriations, most of which will be provided directly to states for fish and wildlife restoration and conservation…
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe today announced the appointment of Jim Kurth as the agency’s new Deputy Director for Operations.
Few birds match America’s majestic bald eagle for inspiring awe.
Winter is prime viewing season for these incredible raptors,
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced it will be conducting a status review of the monarch butterfly under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced federal protection for the rufa subspecies of the red knot, a robin-sized shorebird, designating it as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.
The USFWS has recently released the Candidate Notice of Review, a yearly status appraisal of plants and animals that are candidates for Endangered Species Act (ESA) protection.
On behalf of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Dan Ashe commends the U.S. Senate for approving an increase in the price of the Federal Duck Stamp today.
The commission also recognized the contributions of Rep. John Dingell, who is retiring after an unprecedented 45 years of service as a member…
The USFWS has permitted the MDIFW for incidental captures of threatened species associated with state-regulated trapping program.
The Straight-Horned Markhor has rebounded from the brink of extinction thanks to a community conservation and hunting program.
According to the USFWS, Monarch butterflies are struggling with counts of the insects trending down so sharply that their migration is now under threat.
Secretary Sally Jewell has announced that due to concerted conservation efforts by landowners and other partners, the Delmarva Peninsula fox squirrel has recovered across many parts of its range.