The Mountain-Prairie Region of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service consists of 8 states in the heart of the American West.Read More >>
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New Report Reveals Continuing Coastal Wetlands Losses in U.S.
The United States is losing wetlands in coastal watersheds at a significant rate, according to a new report released today by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Landmark Study Reveals Low National Rate of Frog Abnormalities on Wildlife Refuges
An unprecedented 10-year-study by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shows encouraging results for frogs and toads on national wildlife refuges.
Service Announces No Fish Hatchery Closures This Year, Issues Report Highlighting Ongoing Budget Challenges
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced that it does not intend to close any of the nation's national fish hatcheries in the current fiscal year, but warned that closures may be necessary in FY 2015.
Peaks to Prairies is the Mountain-Prairie regional interactive online newletter. The Summer 2013 edition is available now!
By contrasting stunning wildlife and landscape photography with compelling human interest stories, our Open Spaces blog highlights the profound impact the natural world has on us all. Through our conservation work, we and our partners seek to preserve a priceless piece of our American heritage.
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National wildlife refuges provide free and low-cost recreational opportunities for all age groups, year-round. From paddle trips to fishing to snowshoeing, refuge lands offer something for everyone. The great news? There's a refuge within an hour drive of most major cities, so find one near you today!
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