Midwest Region Conserving the nature of America

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The Midwest Region includes Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin. Find a location near you.

The Midwest Region includes Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin. Find a location near you and plan your visit today »

Conserving the Nature of America

The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with others to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, plants, and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.

Weekly Wrap-up: May 17 - 23, 2019

Collage featuring a snapping turtle, tree swallow and salamander.
Wildlife collage. Individual photo captions and credits within story.

Check out our best stories from around the web and social media. This week features happy turtles, sizable snappers, salamander sightings and more!

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Moving the needle toward recovery: Honoring midwest endangered species recovery champions

Portraits of four Recovery Champion award winners at work.
Recovery Champions Kris Lah, Mark Hove, Mike Davis and Bernard Sietman. Photos by Minnesota DNR, University of Minnesota and USFWS.

A breakthrough conservation discovery and a career devoted to finding solutions for at-risk species define the winners of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s 2018 Endangered Species Recovery champions for the Midwest Region. The midwest champions join individuals and teams across the United States who are recognized for their work with endangered and threatened species.

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Weekly Wrap-up: May 10 - 16, 2019

Collage featuring a ruby-crowned kinglet, spring beauties in bloom and a brightly colored beetle.
Wildlife collage. Individual photo captions and credits within story.

Check out our best stories from around the web and social media. This week features warbler migration, bright beetles, sharing your sightings and more!

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Weekly Wrap-up: May 3 - 9, 2019

Collage featuring a Baltimore oriole, red-winged blackbird and killdeer.
Wildlife collage. Individual photo captions and credits within story.

Check out our best stories from around the web and social media. This week features monarchs at the mall, sights and smells of spring, nesting cranes and more!

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