Our Library includes collections containing a variety of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service publications, reports, fact sheets, media and documents along with other reference material.


A hand holding a green felt tipped pen coloring in an illustration in a sketchbook of a mountainous scene
A packet of children's activity and coloring books are available here for download. Learn more about species of the Rocky Mountains and Pacific Northwest through these materials. English and Spanish downloads are available.
A fish with a hump on its upper back being held with two hands above the surface of a stream.
The goal of the Endangered Species Act is the recovery of listed species to levels where federal protection is no longer necessary for survival. Toward that goal, we work with partners to develop and implement recovery plans, conduct periodic status reviews to assess ongoing conservation efforts of...
Butterfly rests on tall flowering plant.
This library collection includes general information regarding interagency consultations under the Endangered Species Act, as well as national guidance and policies.
Monarch butterfly sitting on flower
This library collection includes information related to species that are candidates for Endangered Species Act protection, voluntary prelisting conservation, and current policies and regulations.
A pile of freshwater mussels of varying size.
This library collection includes policies and regulations related to section 4 of the Endangered Species Act, guidance documents, and other information related to the Listing and Classification Program.
Child taking close up picture with camera
National wildlife refuges are wonderful places to practice your skills in nature photography. No matter if you're new to photography or a seasoned pro, you'll find lots to train your lens on. This collection includes stories that may help or inspire you.
2023-2024 Junior Duck Stamp featuring a hooded merganser painted by Mila Linyue Tong from Virginia. (c) USFWS
The Junior Duck Stamp is a pictorial stamp produced by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to recognize the conservation efforts of young people and support environmental and conservation education programs in the United States. The art competition is the culmination of students' study of waterfowl...
IFWO 2022 Report .pdf