The California Tiger Salamander is protected. Credit: Adam Clause
The California Tiger Salamander is protected. Credit: Adam Clause

App Addition Will Help Public Identify and Document Imperiled Species.

August 03, 2015
The Fish and Wildlife Service has partnered with the producers of angling app FishBrain to add a feature enabling citizen scientists identify and log 50 threatened, endangered and candidate species. This information will help in the conservation of native wildlife for future generations.
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Pintail in flight at William L. Finley National Wildlife Refuge, Credit: George Gentry
Pintail in flight at William L. Finley National Wildlife Refuge Credit: George Gentry

Service Announces Waterfowl Hunting Season 2015 -2016 Frameworks

August 03, 2015
The Service today proposed continued liberal waterfowl hunting season lengths and bag limits for the 2015-2016 late seasons. The agency also announced it is streamlining the process by which it sets annual migratory game bird hunting seasons and bag limits.
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Orchid Research team 2015: From left to right: Ashlee O'Connor, Wendy Mazuk, Shannon Sharka, Justin Mably, Mark Danaher, Ernesto Mujica. Credit: USFWS
Orchid Research team 2015: From left to right: Ashlee O'Connor, Wendy Mazuk, Shannon Sharka, Justin Mably, Mark Danaher, Ernesto Mujica. Credit: USFWS

New Relations with Cuba Lead to Better Understanding of South Florida’s Ghost Orchids

July 28, 2015

A lunchtime chat between scientists a few years ago at an orchid conference began a relationship that brought Ernesto Mujica from the Cuba’s Ministry of Science ECOVIDA Research Center to Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge this month to lend his expertise in conservation work for the rare ghost orchid.
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