Is to efficiently achieve voluntary habitat restoration on private lands, through financial and technical assistance, for the benefit of Federal Trust Species.
The Partners for Fish & Wildlife Program was established in 1987 with a core group of biologists and a small budget for on-the-ground wetland restoration projects on private lands. This successful, results-oriented program has garnered support through the years and has grown into a larger and more diversified habitat restoration program assisting thousands of private landowners across the Nation. Click here for a history of the Partners for Fish & Wildlife Program. Click here for a summary of partnership accomplishments that have achieved impressive local results. October 3, 2006 Congress unanimously approved and the President signed the document, Partners for Fish & Wildlife Act.
Wednesday 2/26/13, private landowner and Partners for Fish & Wildlife Program cooperator Verlene Chervanka honored Senator James Inhofe (R-OK), recognizing his leadership in promoting private lands stewardship of our Nation's natural resources. The award was presented on behalf of private landowners across the country that have partnered with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to protect and restore habitats that benefit threatened and endangered species, migratory birds and interjurisdictional fish species on their land.
Published on Dec 21, 2013 In November 2013, river conservationists united to remove Goodwin's Mill Dam from Big Canoe Creek of the Coosa River. The former grist mill dam was built in the 1880s and abandoned in the 1940s. Partners in the removal included US Fish & Wildlife Service, The Nature Conservancy, The Friends of Big Canoe Creek, Coosa Riverkeeper, Geological Survey of Alabama, Alabama Department of Conservation & Natural Resources, and Alabama Power Company. Music: "Shorelines" by The Form Constant off their EP "k."