Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)
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Mission: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's mission is, working with others, to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife, and plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.

Before contacting us via e-mail, please see if the answer to your question appears below.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is a bureau within the Department of the Interior. Many of the requests for information are answered in our list of Frequently Asked Questions, below.

We suggest that you review this list before contacting us; the information you are seeking might be found below. And don't forget to use our Index and list of National Programs, plus the Search Engine for finding Web pages with specific keyword(s) such as California wildlife.

***Note*** We're not trying to create an online wildlife encyclopedia, or replace the reference librarians. Please consider contacting those sources, reviewing the State Natural Resource Agency pages, or using the many search engines on the Web for wildlife-related information not found on our pages. If you need additional information after reviewing this list, please contact us.


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Last updated: July 14, 2015
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