Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office
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Welcome To The Idaho Fish And Wildlife Office

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service works with others to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife, plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people. We are both a leader and trusted partner in fish and wildlife conservation, known for our scientific excellence, stewardship of lands and natural resources, dedicated professionals and commitment to public service. For more information on our work and the people who make it happen, visit

The Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (IFWO) is a Pacific Region Ecological Services State Office, headquartered in Boise, Idaho.To assure statewide assistance, two additional Idaho Field Offices serve the public and other agencies.The Northern Idaho Field Office is located in Spokane, Washington, and the Eastern Idaho Field Office is in Chubbuck, Idaho. 

Idaho (IFWO) Conservation Success Stories

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Comment Period Reopens for Yellow-billed Cuckoo Proposed Listing

  Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Yellow-billed Cuckoo

The public comment period for the proposal to list the yellow-billed cuckoo in 12 western states has been reopened for 15 days. The new comment period closes April 25, 2014. The Service seeks information regarding any threats to the species and regulations that may address those threats.

For more information about the proposal and the information:

Northern Rocky Mountain (NRM) Gray Wolf Annual Report

Gray Wolf (canis lupus)
Gray Wolf

The 2013 Northern Rocky Mountain (NRM) Gray Wolf annual report is available to the public. The report is conducted as part of the Service's work to monitor the wolf population to ensure that it continues to exceed recovery goals under professional state management, and no longer requires federal protection under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The report is a cooperative effort by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, Wyoming Fish and Game, the Nez Perce Tribe, National Park Service, Blackfeet Nation, Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, Wind River Tribes, Colville Tribe, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Utah Department of Natural Resources, and USDA Wildlife Services.

NRM Annual Report
Additional Wolf Information

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Reaffirms Proposed Listing, Revises Proposed Critical Habitat for Slickspot Peppergrass

Slickspot Peppergrass (Lepidium papilliferum)
Slickspot Peppergrass
Ian Robertson

The public is requested to provide comment on the Service's revised definition of "foreseeable future" as it pertains to the plant. The public is asked to submit new information about slickspot peppergrass and its habitat that has become available since the 2009 status review, including population status, trends or threats. Public comment is also requested on the proposed revised critical habitat; previous comments do not need to be resubmitted. The public comment period closes March 14, 2014.

Press Release
Federal Register Notices
Revised Proposed Critical Habitat Maps

Last updated: April 9, 2014