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Conserving the Nature of America
A blooming deseret milkvetch.
A post-delisting monitoring plan will track the status of Deseret milkvetch after delisting. Credit: Bekee Hotze/USFWS

Unique Utah Plant Flourishes Under a Conservation Agreementth

October 17, 2018
A substantial population increase has prompted the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to remove the Deseret milkvetch from the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Plants. An agreement with Utah partners protects approximately 74 percent of the total Deseret milkvetch habitat and establishes goals for the long-term survival of the species.
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Kansas City Chiefs defensive end Allen Bailey talks to one of the anglers as they both sit close to water as they fish.
Kansas City Chiefs defensive end Allen Bailey talks to one of the anglers. Credit: UAO TV

Service, Football Team Go Fish with Kansas City Youth

October 16, 2018
Urban American Outdoors TV’s National Urban Kids Fishing Derby Tour stopped in Kansas City, Kansas, on October 8, bringing together the Service, the Kansas City Chiefs and others to engage Kansas City youth in one of the nation's great outdoor pastimes.
Introducing People to Fishing, Conservation »
A mother bear and her  two cubs peaking out their heads in a field of tall grasses.
A mother bear and her cubs at Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge. Credit: Lisa Hupp/USFWS

TV Series Showcases Alaska Refuges

October 12, 2018
Be sure to tune in October 15, at 9 p.m. ET/PT to Animal Planet for the first episode of Into Alaska, a new series highlighting Kenai and Kodiak National Wildlife Refuges. The 10-part series takes viewers deep into these spectacular refuges and shows some of the extraordinary challenges Service employees meet while they work to keep these stunning places wild and safe.
Alaska Refuges and Staffs Get Ready for Their Close-up »
6 Epic Adventures on Alaska Refuges »