Table of Contents
 

 MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR AND DEPUTY DIRECTOR

 MISSION STATEMENT

 Partnerships are the Building Blocks of Success

 VISION STATEMENT

 INTRODUCTION TO THE STRATEGIC PLAN

 The Planning Process

 Conducting the Stakeholder Assessment

 Analyzing Stakeholder/Employee Input

 Long-Term Goals

 Key Assumptions

MISSION GOALS

 Goal 1. Sustainability of Fish and Wildlife Populations

Migratory birds, endangered fish, wildlife and plant species, interjurisdictional fish,
marine mammals and species of  international concern are conserved, protected,
enhanced or restored. The Service is participating in conservation of other species
when its expertise, facilities or lands can enhance state, tribal or local efforts.

Long-Term Goals

 1.1 Migratory Birds

 1.2 Imperiled Species

 1.3 Interjurisdictional Fish

 1.4 Marine Mammals

 1.5 Species of International Concern

 External Factors Affecting Mission Goal One
 

 Goal 2. Habitat Conservation: A Network of Lands and Waters

An ecologically diverse network of lands and waters--of various ownerships--is conserved
in cooperation with others to provide habitats for migratory birds, imperiled species,
interjurisdictional fish, marine mammals and species of international concern associated
with those ecosystems.

Long-Term Goals

 2.1 Habitat Conservation On Service Lands

 2.2 Infrastructure Stewardship On Service Lands

 2.3 Habitat Conservation Off Service Lands

 External Factors Affecting Mission Goal 2
 

 Goal 3. Public Use and Enjoyment  

Our citizens and guests have the opportunity to understand and participate in the
conservation and use of fish and wildlife resources.

Long-Term Goals

 3.1 Greater Public Use On Service Lands

 3.2 Opportunities for Participating in Conservation On Service Lands

 3.3 Greater Public Use Off Service Lands

 3.4 Greater Opportunities for Participating in Recreational Fishing
 
 External Factors Affecting Mission Goal 3
 

 DELIVERING THE STRATEGIC PLAN THROUGH THE ANNUAL PLAN

 Assessing the Results

 Annual Performance Reporting Process

 Strategic Goals

 Linking Cross-Agency Long-Term Goals and Measures
 

APPENDICES I-III

 I. Key Legislative Authorities and Executive Orders for Mission Goals I

 II. Glossary of Terms II

 III. Summary of Selected Studies and Evaluations Used in Developing FWS's Strategic Plan III


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