Ecological Services
Conserving the Nature of America
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Jenny Marek discusses clean-up of the Refugio Oil Spill and wildlife recovery efforts. Photo by USFWS.

In sunny California, along the southern and central coast made up of mountain ranges and beaches, Jenny Marek and team work to support a bright future for both people and wildlife...

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What We Do


The Ecological Services Program is a leader in conserving our nations' imperiled species and their habitats, ensuring that sustainable populations of fish, wildlife, and plants continue to thrive for future generations.

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With offices in all 50 states, the Ecological Services Program is working with you to meet the challenge of conserving the nature of America. Click on the map to find an Ecological Services Field Office in your state.

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News

Puerto Rico harlequin butterfly. Credit: USFWSFederal Agencies Propose Revisions to Candidate Conservation Agreements with Assurances Policy under the Endangered Species Act

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and NOAA Fisheries today proposed revisions to the Candidate Conservation Agreements with Assurances (CCAAs) policy under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The revisions, which do not change requirements of participating landowners, will simplify the process of developing and approving CCAAs, which provide incentives for the public to implement specific conservation measures for declining species before they are listed under the ESA.

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Last updated: May 3, 2016