Employee Pocket Guide
Office of External Affairs

Conserving the Nature of America

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Employee Pocket Guide is a tool for every employee. It provides useful information to help you spread the word about America's natural resources and the Service's role in conserving them.


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Table of Contents

Endangered Species Act

Introduction to FWS

FWS Fundamentals


Program Information

Regional Map

Regional Contacts and Field Locations

State and Territorial Fish and Wildlife Agency Contacts

DOI Organization Chart

Climate Change

Invasive Species

Science Excellence

Permits Programs


Monthly Calendar

Major Event Dates

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Frequently Used Laws, Regulations, and Manuals

Employee Travel Tips

Tips for Working with the Media

Guidance on Lobbying, Advertising, Donations, and Photography Rights

FWS Literature Search Service

Tools for Employees

Office of Workers Compensation

Weights and Measurements Chart

Frequently Used Abbreviations

Last updated: November 21, 2017
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