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.
The USFWS is proud to announce that Jennifer Miller, an artist from Olean, N.Y., is the winner of the 2014 Federal Duck Stamp Art Contest.
The AZGFC voted to take several actions related to Mexican wolf conservation in light of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s recent release of the draft Environmental Impact Statement.
Secretary Jewell, Director Ashe Announce $35 Million in Grants to Boost State Endangered Species Conservation Efforts Funding to 20 states will help collaborative efforts for conservation.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Multinational Species Conservation Funds Semipostal Stamp Reauthorization Act, requiring the USPS to resume sales of the Save Vanishing Species stamp.
The West Virginia DNR is excited to announce that it has received a grant for addressing White-Nose Syndrome in bats.
Pheasants Forever is excited to announce that it has promoted Eran Sandquist to the position of Minnesota State Coordinator.
The USFWS has awarded a contract to conduct a review of the Eastern North Carolina non-essential, experimental red wolf population to the Wildlife Management Institute of Cabot, Virginia.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is excited to announce that it will partner with communities, corporations and nonprofits to help restore the natural environment, and more.
The USFWS is excited to announce that Paul Souza has been selected to be the Assistant Director for Science Applications for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
The USFWS announced today that it is withdrawing a proposal to list the North American wolverine in the contiguous United States as a threatened species under the ESA.
The USFWS has announced a proposal to hunting season lengths and bag limits for the upcoming waterfowl seasons.
Nebraska has partnered with Wyoming Game & Fish Department to protect habitat for eight imperiled bat species, including the Northern Long-eared, considered for Federal listing as an endangered species…
Results from a survey based on the nation’s mourning dove hunters were released by the AFWA, National Flyway Council and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s competitive State Wildlife Grants program helped raise a total of $5.6 million in grants for 16 projects in 12 states.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed a new policy that would give landowners credit for voluntary conservation actions for at-risk species.
The USFWS has approved the 2014-2015 Texas dove season, including a 70-day season and 15-bird daily bag statewide, and a 16-day early teal and Canada goose season.
Rangers talk about creepy myths and other wildlife fears sparked by active imaginations or fuzzy senses of geography.
The USFWS has released the annual “Trends in Duck Breeding Populations 2014″ report, Duck populations have increased in overall abundance over last year, and their habitat conditions have improved.
According to a new report, wetlands in the Prairie Pothole Region have declined by an estimated total of 74,340 acres between the last 12 years.
Expect USFWS to throw some small bones towards special interests who are Administration supporters, such as musicians, but we still anticipate that the enforcement rules will prove impractical…
The USFWS will host five public meetings in various locations around the country and to work towards revising a rule governing how permits are issued for the aimless take of bald and golden eagles.
The new federal duck stamp debuted at a special event hosted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Bass Pro Shops at the Department of the Interior in Washington, D.C.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has named former Justice Department Acting Assistant Attorney General Robert G. Dreher as its new Associate Director, beginning May 18.
By implementing a near complete ban on trade in elephant ivory, we are effectively closing loopholes and eliminating the cover provided by legal commercial trade…
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced Tribal Wildlife Grants Program awards to federally recognized tribes in 15 states to fund a wide range of fish and wildlife conservation projects.
Most comprehensive data set yet of wetlands in U.S. states and territories will aid developers, city planners, regulators in advancing wetland conservation, economic development.
Migratory birds throughout the Western Hemisphere will benefit from $3.6 million in grants for 29 collaborative conservation projects across the Americas…
The USFWS is reopening the public comment period for 15 days for the proposal to list the western distinct population segment of the yellow-billed cuckoo as a Threatened Species under the ESA.