Ways to Get Involved
The Arlington, Texas, Ecological Services Field Office frequently works with individual citizens, schools, local communities, public and private organizations, and state and other federal agencies. Volunteers and college students have assisted our office with research projects and ongoing conservation efforts. Our partnerships with private landowners are particularly vital to conserving and protecting our federal trust resources. Our office takes advantage of several national, youth-oriented internship programs offered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, including the Directorate Fellowship Program, Pathways Program, and Student Conservation Association. Please reach out to our office to find out more about these programs or to see how you can get involved!
Our Field Office values working with volunteers and partners interested in the conservation, management, and restoration of fish and wildlife resources. Opportunities to volunteer can vary seasonally and by project. We encourage anyone interested in volunteering to contact our office to find out if opportunities are currently available.
The Arlington, Texas, Ecological Services Field Office works with a variety of partners who have an interest in conserving and protecting threatened and endangered species, or other at-risk species, and their habitats. Enduring partnerships with private landowners are vital to conserve these habitats in a state where more than 98% of land is in private ownership. Our existing partnerships are as wide-ranging and diverse as the Texas landscape itself, spanning every county in north Texas, and we are always looking for new partners with which to collaborate. Please contact our office if you are interested in finding out more about partnership opportunities with the Service.
Our office frequently attends a variety of community-based outreach events and festivals throughout the year, including Earth Day in Dallas. Our office also has information on a variety of programs and ongoing conservation available to the public. Opportunities for public participation and interaction with our office varies based on our conservation workload, time of year, and resources. If you are interested in learning more about upcoming events or getting involved, please contact our office for more details.