The 2016 Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest is open for submissions.
The Fish and Wildlife Service’s Coastal Wetlands Grants provide critical funding in the effort to protect some of our most fragile and at-risk wildlife habitats…
Native American leaders and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) officials gathered on Wednesday; January 20th, to recognize new measures to strengthen the agency’s 20-year-old policy…..
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced a draft methodology to better identify and prioritize pending Endangered Species Act (ESA) “status reviews,” the process by which the Service…..
In an effort to conserve the northern long-eared bat, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced a final rule today that uses flexibilities under section 4(d) of the Endangered Species…..
To help prevent a deadly fungus from killing native salamanders, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today declared 201 salamander species as injurious wildlife under the Lacey Act.
New birder or old hand? No matter. It’s hard not to be moved by the sight of more birds erupting in flight than you’ve ever seen in your life.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has completed initial reviews for 17 petitions to list or delist species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) today released the Candidate Notice of Review, a yearly status appraisal of plants and animals that are candidates for Endangered Species Act…..
In response to the dramatic decline of lion populations in the wild, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) today announced it will list two lion subspecies under the Endangered Species Act…..
Here’s a cure for winter blues: Explore scenic nature trails by snowshoe or cross-country ski at a national wildlife refuge.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced a proposed rule and draft environmental impact statement (EIS) to update 50 year-old regulations governing the management of non-federal…..
Head outdoors and enjoy some of the country’s most magical places — America’s national wildlife refuges offer unparalleled opportunities to experience the great outdoors and see a rich…..
As a result of steady or improving population numbers, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) today announced it is proposing continued liberal game bird season lengths and bag limits for…..
To protect our nation’s native aquatic resources, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced a proposed rule to list 10 nonnative freshwater fish species and 1 non native freshwater…..
Celebrating Thanksgiving in the city needn’t mean giving nature the slip.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has signed an historic partnership agreement with the oldest and largest Latino advocacy organization in the United States, the League of United Latin…..
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) completed status reviews for 17 species that were candidates for listing under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and found that all are now doing well…..
Delaware’s Wildlife Action Plan (DEWAP) for 2015-2025, two years in the making through a wide range of partnerships and public input, has been submitted to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for…..
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) today announced it is listing the military and great green macaws as endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).
To celebrate the nation’s enduring connections to the natural world and the unique ways nature touches everyone’s lives, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) is celebrating National…..
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced $900,000 in grants under the Wolf Livestock Demonstration Project Grant Program.
Comments are due on Monday, September 28, 2015, to oppose the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (FWS) Proposed Rule Change that would implement a domestic ivory ban affecting millions of…..
An unprecedented, landscape-scale conservation effort across the western United States has significantly reduced threats to the greater sage-grouse across 90 percent of the species’ breeding…..
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) announced today that the range-wide population of greater sage grouse does not warrant protection under the Endangered Species Act.
A Look at four standout nature photographers – each hooked on prowling a favorite refuge in hopes of locking eyes with a bird or fox, capturing light & color, and probing the mystery of nature…
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…..