Our conservation roots run deep. In 1871, people recognized that America’s fisheries were in trouble and called on congress to act. The United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries was formed on February 9, 1871. Their charge was clear - to determine if America’s fisheries were declining, and if...
Interested in seeing Federal Duck Stamps through the years? Browse our online stamp gallery and see how production techniques have changed the look - but not the conservation purpose - of the Federal Duck Stamp. You can also learn about the artists responsible for these miniature masterpieces.
Here you can find resources from across the Fish and Wildlife Service about threatened or endangered species.
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