Pheasants Forever was recently presented with the National Land Protection Award by USFWS for the organization’s pheasants, waterfowl conservation.
A petition to list the lesser prairie-chicken as endangered and another to list the leopard as endangered throughout its range in Africa will move to the next phase.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is responsible for managing more than 850 million acres of lands and waters in the National Wildlife Refuge System, including five marine national monuments…..
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe today announced the agency will expand fishing and hunting opportunities on 13 refuges throughout the Service’s National Wildlife Refuge System.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe today announced the appointment of Paul Rauch as the Service’s new Assistant Director for Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration (WSFR).
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has issued new regulations closing 77 million acres of land in Alaska to state wildlife management…
The skies of North America today provide the backdrop for celebrating a century of conservation of one group of Earth’s most treasured animals: migratory birds.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced its final methodology for improving the way it identifies and prioritizes pending Endangered Species Act (ESA) status reviews, the scientifically…..
The Departments of Interior, Agriculture and Defense joined with state and federal partners today to announce the designation of three new Sentinel Landscapes to benefit working lands, wildlife…..
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is accepting a 30-acre conservation easement donation west of Brigham City, Utah, from the Ferry Ranch and Farm family.
Hunters, birders, conservationists and stamp collectors celebrated today as the new Federal Duck Stamp went on sale.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe today announced the appointment of Teresa R. Christopher as the agency’s new Associate Director, beginning June 27.
Obama Administration Takes Bold Step for African Elephant Conservation: Completes Near-Total Elephant Ivory Ban to Cut Off Opportunities for Traffickers.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today celebrates World Turtle Day by addressing the growing threat of unsustainable and illegal trade in native freshwater turtles through a final rule…..
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe today announced that Paul Souza will be the agency’s new Regional Director for the Pacific Southwest Region beginning in August 2016.
The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish sought a temporary restraining order in the 7th Judicial District Court requiring the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to comply with state…..
The department alleges the USFWS ignored state & federal laws last month by releasing two Mexican wolves in NM…
The 11th annual international Endangered Species Day will be celebrated on May 20, 2016, with special events and programs that recognize our nation’s efforts to conserve and protect America’s…..
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe today announced the appointment of Gregory Siekaniec as the agency’s Regional Director for Alaska…
The proposed changes include modifications to the regulations governing permits for incidental take of bald and golden eagles…
Given the nature of the primary threats facing the species and the potential harm of publishing its hibernation locations, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has determined that designating…
In consideration of feedback from the public and stakeholder groups, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Marine Fisheries Service (the Services) have revised their proposed…..
In an effort to strengthen protections for certain captive tigers under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has finalized a rule declaring that captive…..
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced that due to 24 years of dedicated recovery efforts by a broad array of partners, the Louisiana black bear—the inspiration for the teddy bear…..
The idea that getting outdoors — on national wildlife refuges, for example — can improve your state of mind and, with it, your physical well-being isn’t exactly new. But there’s a large and…..