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Fender's Blue Butterfly an Endangered Species
The Endangered Fender's Blue Butterfly FWS Image

FWS and Partners Celebrate 10th Annual Endangered Species Day


Celebrate the 10th annual national Endangered Species Day on May 15, 2015, with special events and programs that recognize our nation’s efforts to conserve and protect America’s most imperiled species.  The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plays a critical role protecting threatened, endangered and at-risk species and the ecosystems upon which they depend.  Join us as we celebrate the success of the Endangered Species Act and the prevention of hundreds of listed species from going extinct.  National wildlife refuges, parks, schools, zoos, museums, and conservation organizations will hold various activities on Saturday and throughout the month. 


About Endangered Species

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Endangered Species Day


Protect Habitat - Protect Birds
Protect Habitat - Protect Birds FWS Graphic

Habitat - it's for the birds!


Restaurar el Hábitat, Restaura las Aves
May 9th is International Migratory Bird Day. Join us as we celebrate birds and their habitat - habitat that is critical to the survival of every organism on earth. The U.S. Fish and Widlife Service is dedicated to enhancing and protecting existing habitat, combatting threats to the land and water, and focusing on the elements which birds and other wildlife depend. Take time this weekend to attend one of the many bird festivals or visit a National Wildlife Refuge near you.


2015 Bird Day!

Migratory Bird Program

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Habitat improvements benefit wildlife species

Habitat improvements benefit wildlife species FWS Image

Service Provides $85 Million to Benefit Recreationists and Local Economies


The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will distribute $1.1 billion in revenues generated by the hunting and angling industry to state and territorial fish and wildlife agencies throughout the nation. More than $85 million will be apportioned for conservation projects in Oregon, Idaho, Washington, Hawaii and Pacific Islands. These projects are essential in the support of fish, wildlife and habitat conservation efforts and are funded through the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration and Dingell-Johnson Sport Fish Restoration programs.


To Learn More about the Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program

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