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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Division of Ecological Services
1 Federal Drive
Fort Snelling, MN 55118
Phone: (612) 713-5467
E-Mail: Tom_Magnuson@fws.gov


  • This link opens in a new windowU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

    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.

  • This link opens in a new windowU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Region 3

    The Great Lakes-Big Rivers Region of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service includes the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, and Wisconsin. The Region manages 1.2 million acres in refuge land and water on 46 national wildlife refuges and 9 wetland management districts, including more than 240,000 acres in waterfowl production areas. The region also manages 6 national fish hatcheries, 9 fisheries stations, 10 ecological services field offices, and 18 law enforcement field offices.

  • This link opens in a new windowNorth America Ecoregions Map

    The USDA Forest Service recently published a revised version of the ecoregions map of North America by Robert G. Bailey in cooperation with The Nature Conservancy and the U.S. Geological Survey. The revised map can be used to address environmental issues that transcend agency, watershed, and political boundaries and borders.

  • This link opens in a new windowDescription of the Ecoregions of the United States

    In 1993, as part of the Forest Service's National Hierarchical Framework of Ecological Units (ECOMAP 1993), ecoregions were adopted for use in ecosystem management. They will also be used in the proposed National Interagency Ecoregion-Based Ecological Assessments.

  • This link opens in a new windowGreat Lakes Coastal Program

    The Coastal Program's Mission is to conserve healthy coastal ecosystems for the benefit of fish, wildlife and people. It accomplishes this through cooperative partnerships that identify, restore and protect habitat in priority coastal areas. It works with a variety of partners, including other Federal and State agencies, local and tribal governments, businesses, conservation organizations and private landowners.

Last updated: August 6, 2015