For rare, native trout, “it’s like backing up your data. You store off-site what’s precious, and we’re confident that this is good for Apache trout conservation.”
A male (upper) and female (lower) Arctic Grayling at Red Rock Creek, Mont. (Photo by Jim Mogen/USFWS) Saturday, April 21 is World Fish Migration Day. Participate in a related event near you, or visit a local national wildlife refuge or national fish hatchery. And explore the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Fish Migration Station website to learn more about the importance of fish passages, aquatic habitat conservation, and…
(Photo courtesy of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)DENVER – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced earlier this week that a scientific review of the Canada lynx in the contiguous United States concludes that the animal may no longer warrant protection under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and should be considered for delisting due to recovery. The recommendation is the…
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service expands hunting, fishing opportunities at 10 national wildlife refuges
Includes Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge as well as Wisconsin’s Fox River National Wildlife Refuge and Horicon National Wildlife Refuge.
A chestnut-collared longspur. (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service/Rick Bohn)A new, voluntary wildlife conservation opportunity designed with Montana ranchers in mind is now open for public comment, and the benefits to five species of birds in need could be significant, according to a news release from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. According to the release, interested landowners will receive regulatory certainty…
The Wildlife Restoration Act of 1937 was supported by organized sportsmen and sportswomen, state fish and game agencies, and industry to tax firearms and ammunition with the proceeds going specifically to wildlife conservation. So, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, when you buy that new firearm, arrows or a new bow, a box of shotgun shells or fishing…
Recently finalized conservation strategy will support continued economic growth through proactive habitat conservation across public and private lands.
The Partners Program contributed $500 to the project, which in total cost more than $15,000, meaning each dollar spent by the Partners Program was matched 30-to-1, allowing the Partners Program to financially assist more landowners and restore more acres overall.
(U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)National Great Outdoors Month is the time when hundreds of national wildlife refuges, parks and other public lands host special events and welcome droves of visitors. Each year, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service hosts more than 50 million visitors, helping create outdoor memories that last a lifetime. Under the Great Outdoors Month umbrella, National Trails Day was June 3, but a…
The Potholes and Prairies Birding Festival, scheduled June 14-18 in Carrington, N.D., drew 90 birders from 29 continental states and British Columbia last year.
Held in Minnesota this year, Youth Game Warden Camp aims to provide youth with an opportunity to connect their love of the outdoors and conservation with meaningful careers and raises awareness for the need to respect wildlife and the habitats that they call home.
Located in Lake Michigan, off the tip of Wisconsin’s Door Peninsula, this essential stopover habitat for birds and other migratory species consists of five islands and is framed by two states — Wisconsin and Michigan.
Release is a large step forward in conserving the are yellow trout.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that Refuge special use permits and trap tags for the 2016-2017 furbearer trapping season on the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge will be issued beginning October 3, 2016 at locations in MN, WI and IL.
Two Wisconsin men fined, hunting rights suspended
First graduating class of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service enforcement canines will help in battle to halt protected species trafficking.