Mountain-Prairie Region
Mountain-Prairie Region
The Mountain-Prairie Region of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service consists of 8 states in the heart of the American West.
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Least Chub. Credit: Mark Belk.

Service Expands Urban Conservation Program


The Service announced it will partner with communities, corporations and nonprofits to help restore the natural environment and boost opportunities for residents in six cities to connect with nature.

Wolverine. Credit: NPS.

Guides Guilty in Hunting Conspiracy


Big game hunting outfitter pleads guilty to felony conspiracy charge in connection with illegal mountain lion and bobcat hunting activities.

Greenback cutthroat trout in bucket. Credit: USFWS.

Conservation Agreement Amendment Allows Service to Remove Least Chub from the Candidate Species List


The Service announced today that it has removed the least chub from the Candidate Species List.


Regional Newsletter

Spring 2014 Newsletter

Peaks to Prairies is the Mountain-Prairie regional interactive online newletter. The Spring 2014 edition is available now!

Species Spotlight
Whooping Cranes
Prairies Conservation Campaign
image of a grassland prairieA coordinated, partner-driven campaign to bring public attention to the dramatic conversion of grasslands and wetlands to cropland in one of America's last intact grassland ecosystems - the prairie pothole region.
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Greater Sage-grouse Campaign
Greater sage-grouse
Credit: Tatiana Gettelman

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service supports efforts to keep the greater sage-grouse off the endangered species list by protecting its habitat to increase sage-grouse numbers. Find out about the benefits of conservation steps that Westerners are taking - to conserve the big open spaces that sage-grouse and other sagebrush species need.


The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with
Others to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, plants and
their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American People.
August 28, 2014
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