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The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will purchase 1,533 acres of land in the Glacial Lake Wisconsin Recovery Unit for the Karner blue butterfly. Photo credit: Melanie Cota / USFWS

With $35 Million in Grants, Service Promotes Cooperative Efforts to Conserve Imperiled Species

Nearly $35 million in grants from the Fish and Wildlife Service will enable 20 states to work with interested parties to make conservation happen for threatened and endangered fish, wildlife and plants...
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California condor. Credit: USFWS

Condor Watch

Biologists studying the endangered California condor have launched a new web site to enlist the help of citizen scientists in research aimed at reducing lead poisoning, the primary threat to condors in the wild.

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Indiana bat

Indiana Bat

Indiana bats are found over most of the eastern half of the United States. Almost half of them hibernate in caves in southern Indiana.

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Light-footed clapper rail

Light-footed Clapper Rail

The San Diego Zoo has a long history of involvement in the conservation, captive breeding, and return to the wild of light-footed clapper rails. In this interview Mike Mace talks about the efforts to recover this species

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Partnership Stories

Razorback sucker spawning. Credit: USFWS

Endangered Razorback Sucker Spawning

One of the largest suckers in North America, the razorback sucker can grow to three feet in length and can live for more than 40 years. To help bolster wild populations, partners spawn and breed the endangered fish in captivity

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Last updated: September 9, 2014