Alabama Ecological Services Field Office
Southeast Region

 

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Office Facts

  • Established: 1982
  • Budget: $2.6 Million
  • Assigned Staff: 24

Office Highlights

  • Conserve, protect, and enhance Service trust resources and their habitats. Service trust resources are defined as Service lands; federally listed threatened, endangered species, and candidate species; migratory birds; and interjurisdictional fish.
  • Implement recovery actions for threatened and endangered species in Alabama.
  • Review approximately 1,500 federally funded, licensed, or permitted projects annually for impacts on fish and wildlife resources.
  • Consult on projects which potentially impact the more than 100 federally listed endangered and threatened species in Alabama.
  • Investigate, prevent, and remediate effects of environmental pollution to maximize quality habitat for Service trust resources.
  • Work with public and private organizations to protect, conserve, and recover threatened and endangered species.
  • Work with private landowners on a voluntary basis to implement positive, on-the-ground conservation measures.
  • Inform the public about fish and wildlife conservation issues.

USFWS at work. Credit: USFWS

 

Last updated: March 17, 2014