federal, tribal, and private conservation organizations use Partners for Fish and Wildlife
to achieve common habitat objectives. Partners' support will remain high as long as high
quality habitat projects are produced with a minimum of red tape and delay.
Wildlife has been heralded as one of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's most accepted
programs. It has turned adversaries into cooperators."
Matthew B. Connolly, Jr.
Former Executive Vice President
Ducks Unlimited, Inc.
Wildlife) does not increase federal land ownership, regulations or condemnations. It is
one of the tools required for biodiversity and ecosystem management, in which agencies
recognize their stake in the treatment of resources outside the boundaries of federal
ownership, and which hinges on the cooperation among federal, state, local, and private
interests in the management of ecosystems."
Jean Hocker, President
Land Trust Alliance
"(The) Farm Bureau
wants to conserve true functioning wetlands and Partners for Wildlife is a program that
accomplishes this. The beauty of the program is that people go into it for all the right
reasons. They want to leave a legacy to their children or grandchildren or enjoy the
aesthetic values associated with wetlands. The fact that private landowners control their
property is one of the true benefits of the program."
Deputy Executive Director