Listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act, wood stork populations in Florida have been expanding north in recent years to Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina. This is due in part to wetland restoration efforts by the Service and partners on public and private lands, and to places like Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge in Georgia.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service began work to keep invasive Asian carp out of the Great Lakes more than a decade ago because we saw a grave environmental danger. If a self-sustaining carp population became established in the Great Lakes, it would devastate native fish and recreational opportunities.
An artist in residence with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shows her intimate bond with Alaska Native people on national wildlife refuges through her striking drawings.
|Fish and Wildlife Service Federal Register Notices Final Rule Proposed Rule Notice|
|05/08/2020. Revision of Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp (Duck Stamp) Contest Regulations|
|05/05/2020. Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Endangered Status for the Island Marble Butterfly and Designation of Critical Habitat|
|04/30/2020. Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Draft Kauai Islandwide Recovery Plan|
|04/28/2020. Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for the Northern Mexican Gartersnake and Narrow-Headed Gartersnake|
|04/27/2020. Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Removing Arenaria cumberlandensis (Cumberland Sandwort) From the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Plants|