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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Northern Rocky Mountain Gray Wolf / Photo Credit: USFWS.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, State Agencies Release 2013 Northern Rocky Mountain Wolf Population Numbers


The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, in collaboration with other federal, state and tribal agencies, is announcing the 2013 Northern Rocky Mountain Gray Wolf Population numbers.

Photo: Gunnison sage-grouse male showing thick patch of philoplumes. Credit: © Lance Beeny

Service Provides More Than $47 Million in Grants to States, Territories for Sensitive, Imperiled Species


Sensitive and imperiled species across the nation will benefit from $47,877,598 in grants through the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's State Wildlife Grants program.

Best of Show – Nadezhda Lyapunova (18), Erie, CO.

Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Winners of the 2014 Colorado Junior Duck Stamp Contest


The Service today announced Nadezhda Lyapunova, an 18-year-old student from Erie, took top honors again by winning the "Best of Show" in Colorado at the 2014 Junior Duck Stamp Contest.

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Stamp out Extinction

Peaks to Prairies is the Mountain-Prairie regional interactive online newletter. The WInter 2013 edition is available now!

Species Spotlight
Gray Wolf
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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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!


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.
April 4, 2014
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