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Idaho Fish and Wildlife Success Stories


The Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office works with landowners, tribes, states, nongovernmental organizations and other federal agencies to conserve the fish, wildlife, plants, and their habitats in the Gem State. These are some of the successes achieved through a collaborative approach to conservation.

  • Bee Bingo Creates a Buzz in Biologists' Backyards

    Bingo for the bees caused quite a buzz in the Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office. The inaugural conservation game pitted staff against one another in an effort to attract and document a row of mason bees (Megachilidae; Osmia) in mason bee boxes posted in the competitors’ backyards.

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  • Floating Island Buoys Hope for Trumpeter Swans in Idaho

    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program partnered with the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes on a project within the Fort Hall Reservation to deploy artificial islands to deliver real habitat for trumpeter swans.

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  • Raptor Rapture: Bird Enthusiasts Play Biologist for a Day

    For one day a group of citizen-scientists experienced what it’s like to work as a biologist on the conservation of raptors during a trip to the Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area in southwest Idaho.

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  • Native Trout Conservation of Henrys Lake in Idaho Creates Strong Partnership

    Working with the Henrys Lake Foundation, Partners for Fish and Wildlife biologist Cary Myler contributed to the conservation of native cutthroat trout in Henrys Lake, Idaho.

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