Montana Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office biotech, Jason Marsh, holding a male Arctic Grayling collected from Red Rock Creek, Red Rock Lakes National Wildlife Refuge in Montana. Credit: USFWS
Montana Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office biotech, Jason Marsh, holding a male Arctic Grayling collected from Red Rock Creek, Red Rock Lakes National Wildlife Refuge in Montana. Credit: USFWS

Private Landowners Keep Arctic Grayling from Needing Federal Protection

August 20, 2014

Significant conservation by private landowners has allowed Arctic grayling populations to more than double since 2006, when much of the work began. Thanks to these conservation partnerships, the Fish and Wildlife Service has determined that the fish does not require protection under the Endangered Species Act.

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The Fish and Wildlife Service helped fund a conservation easement on more than 170 acres on Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay’s Camp Grove Point in Earleville, Maryland. CREDIT: USFWS

The Fish and Wildlife Service helped fund a conservation easement on more than 170 acres on Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay's Camp Grove Point in Earleville, Maryland. Credit: USFWS

Service Works with Girl Scouts to Protect Threatened Beetle

August 19, 2014

The Girl Scout mission is to develop girls who “make the world a better place.” Did you know that includes a better world for bugs, too? With an easement providing permanent protection on a Girl Scout camp in the Chesapeake Bay area, Girl Scouts are giving the federally threatened Puritan tiger beetle a strong boost toward recovery.

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Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and partners at San Diego National Wildlife Refuge Complex sharing the wonders of nature with budding, urban scientists. Credit: DOI

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and partners at San Diego National Wildlife Refuge Complex sharing the wonders of nature with budding, urban scientists. Credit: DOI

Secretary Jewell Announces Additional $1 Million to Fund Urban Engagement Efforts at Southern California Wildlife Refuges

August 13, 2014

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today announced that the San Diego National Wildlife Refuge Complex will receive an additional $1 million in funding to reach new audiences and engage Southern California urban communities and youth in conservation and outdoor recreation. The refuge is the first among the nation's urban national wildlife refuges to receive this new award through a Service-wide competition.

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