Library

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.

Featured

Two Hawaiian stilt walk through shallow water. They have black feathers on their back and their bodies are white. Their reflection is shown on the glass like surface of the water.

The Animal Avoidance and Minimization Measures (AMMs) has been developed to provide guidance to minimize the impact on animals that are protected under the Endangered Species Act. This document was developed to protect animals native to Hawaiʻi, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana...

Colorful reef fish - Pennantfish, Pyramid and Milletseed butterflyfish - school in great numbers at Rapture Reef, French Frigate Shoals.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recommends the following measures to be incorporated into project planning to avoid or minimize impacts to fish and wildlife resources. Best Management Practices (BMPs) include the incorporation of procedures or materials that may be used to reduce either...

Feral pigs roam grass areas

To avoid and minimize invasive species potential impacts to fish and wildlife resources, we recommend incorporating invasive species biosecurity protocols into your project planning. We recommend biosecurity protocols be incorporated when project activities occur within any area containing...

A Hawaiian petrel flies above the ocean
Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for Kauaʻi Island Utility Cooperative Habitat Conservation Plan

Agency Docket No. FWS-R1-ES-2022-0068

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is preparing an Environmental Impact Statement to...

In accordance with Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, this letter documents the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s assessment of select conservation practices by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service applied in the main Hawaiian Islands, the...

Kōlea tree has greenish-yellow leaves. It has a rough looking barked branch.

Plant Avoidance and Minimization Measures are guidelines that are implemented to mitigate the impact human activities and development have on plant species that are protected under the Endangered Species Act. This document was developed to protect plants native to Hawaiʻi, Guam, the Commonwealth...

In accordance with Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, this programmatic informal consultation documents  the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s assessment of regularly conducted Federal Highways Administration actions as part of either  preservation, construction or...