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

NWF, Fish & Wildlife partner to sow seeds of conservation with youths

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A partnership between the National Wildlife Federation and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is giving students in the Denver area and across the country a hands-on knowledge of native ecosystems, wildlife and more.

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DNA Analysis Complete for Wolf Killed in Utah

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After an extensive analysis by the University of Idaho, it has been confirmed that the gray wolf (Canis lupus) killed in Utah on December 28, 2014 is the same wolf seen in the Grand Canyon area last year.

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

Reward for Information on Bald Eagle Shooting

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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Office of Law Enforcement, and the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism, are investigating the shooting of a bald eagle in Marion County, Kansas, near the Marion Reservoir Dam.

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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Get Your Goose On! Campaign
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.
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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.
March 2, 2015
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