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…..
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…..
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…..
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…..
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…………
New statistics recently released by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) show hunters and anglers generated $1.1 billion in 2014.
As 11 Western states anxiously await the end of September, when the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will decide whether to list the range-wide population of greater sage-grouse under the Endangered….
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………
Pheasants Forever and partners have permanently conserved wildlife habitat and created more outdoor public access with a 196-acre addition to the Boyer Lake Waterfowl Production Area (WPA) in Becker..
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 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.
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 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 US Fish and Wildlife Service has released a draft plan to guide management of the James River National Wildlife Refuge for the next 15 years and needs your comments…
PF and the MNDNR recently dedicated a 112-acre addition to Rich Valley Wildlife Management Area near Hutchinson, Minn., in honor of the legend Dr. Virgil Voigt.
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 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 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.