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Tiny Catfish Hangs On
At just 3 inches long, the Neosho madtom (Noturus placidus) is hard to find. Today, these small catfish are extremely scarce — just four populations remain in the wild.
Successful Recovery Efforts Prompt Service Proposal to Delist Gray Wolf
Four decades of work by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and its partners to protect and recover the gray wolf have brought the species back from the brink of extinction in the lower 48 states.
MBCC Approves Acquisition of 9,000 Acres of Wetlands
The Migratory Bird Conservation Commission today approved $28 million in funding to conserve, restore and enhance vital wetlands, including acquisition of more than 9,000 acres of waterfowl habitat in the National Wildlife Refuge System.
Peaks to Prairies is the Mountain-Prairie regional interactive online newletter. The Spring 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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