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Conserving the Nature of America
A group of fourth grade students along with their teacher and one of our Service Refuge managers take a group picture. Behind them there are tall trees. Some of the students are sitting and kneeling on the group, while others are standing up.
Fourth-graders came to John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum in Philadelphia on May 9 with a mission: Clean up the marsh! Credit: USFWS

Conservation Comes to Cities

October 22, 2018
More and more of the nation lives in cities, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working to connect urban dwellers with nature. In the Northeast Region, the Service works closely with nine cities to establish urban partnerships as a way to engage new audiences and share our natural resources.
Storymap Highlighting Accomplishments »
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 Agreementh

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 »