Ecological Services
Conserving the Nature of America
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Jay Davis.

Salmon restoration in the Pacific Northwest and specifically the Puget Sound in Washington has long been a complex conservation problem. Contaminants toxicologist Jay Davis has been working on this problem for much of his career...

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The Ecological Services Program is a leader in conserving our nations' imperiled species and their habitats, ensuring that sustainable populations of fish, wildlife, and plants continue to thrive for future generations.

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With offices in all 50 states, the Ecological Services Program is working with you to meet the challenge of conserving the nature of America. Click on the map to find an Ecological Services Field Office in your state.

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Bird standing over a nest with eggs on a beachRecovery of America's Smallest Tern Prompts Proposal to Delist

When the interior least tern was listed under the Endangered Species Act in 1985, there were fewer than 2,000 birds and only a few dozen nesting sites scattered across a once-expansive range that covered America's Great Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley. Today there are more than 18,000 interior least terns at more than 480 nesting sites in 18 states...More »

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Last updated: October 25, 2019