Mountain-Prairie Region
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Amanda Horvath releases banded duck. Credit: USFWS.

Trumpeter Swan Survey Results Summarized


The National Elk Refuge completed a summary of the 2014 trumpeter swan nesting season this week, bringing with it good news regarding nesting pairs on the refuge.

Grayling Creek Restoration. Credit: Jim Mogen/USFWS.

Denver Joins U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Urban Bird Treaty Program


Denver Parks and Recreation and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today the implementation of an Urban Conservation Treaty for Migratory Birds, also known as the Urban Bird Treaty..


Prescribed Fire at Teton National Wildlife Refuge. Credit: Lori Iverson/USFWS.

Duck Banding in Canada Proves Informative and Inspirational for Regional Biologist


In August, Amanda Horvath, Fish and Wildlife Biologist in the Mountain-Prairie Region, was assigned to a four-person banding crew based in Saskatchewan, Canada.

Regional Newsletter

Summer 2014 Newsletter

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

Species Spotlight
Grizzly Bear
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.
October 17, 2014
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