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Small samon falling out of a metal tub into a water truck.
This year, 40,000 winter-run are being raised at Mt. Lassen Trout Farm and 120,000 are being raised at Coleman National Fish Hatchery. Credit: Jake Sisco/USFWS

Private Trout Farm Works with Service, Others for Conservation

March 4, 2021

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Coleman National Fish Hatchery and conservation partner Mt. Lassen Trout Farm are working to raise endangered Sacramento River winter-run Chinoock salmon that could be released into Battle Creek in California as part of efforts aimed at reintroducing them to the watershed.

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Close-up of a male Kirtland’s warble on a tree branch.
A male Kirtland’s warbler. The once-endangered species recovered with help from the State Wildlife Grant Program. Credit: Joel Trick/USFWS

States Receive $55 Million to Protect Vulnerable Wildlife

February 26, 2021

Imperiled wildlife and their habitats will benefit from $55 million thanks to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s State Wildlife Grant Program. The program establishes a conservation partnership among state fish and wildlife agencies, their partners, and the Service. Funded projects accelerate the recovery of endangered species, like the Kirtland’s Warbler, and can prevent others from being listed under the Endangered Species Act. 

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Two anglers on a rocky beach. Purchasing fishing equipment supports conservation projects. Credit: Sam Stukel/USFWS

$1 Billion Sent to State Fish and Wildlife Agencies, Bolstering Conservation and Recreation Projects

February 25, 2021

State fish and wildlife agencies across the country will receive $1 billion thanks to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program, a partnership among state wildlife agencies, the outdoor industry and the Service. Generated by the hunting, angling and boating industries, in cooperation with outdoor enthusiasts, these funds are distributed by the Service to ensure all wildlife agencies receive support.  

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