Pacific Region Highlights


Judy Lantor
Judy Lantor USFWS

Congratulations to Our 2017 Recovery Champions!


 Recovery Champions are U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service staff and their partners whose work is advancing the recovery of endangered and threatened species of plants and animals in the United States.


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The winning 2018 Junior Duck Stamp art, an acrylic painting of an emperor goose by Rayen Kang

The winning 2018 Junior Duck Stamp art, an acrylic painting of an emperor goose by Rayen Kang USFWS Photo

Service Announces Winner of National Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest!


An 18-year-old from Georgia, took first prize and $1,000 for her rendition of an emperor goose.  Rayen Kang's entry into the Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest was not without competition.  Daniel Billings of Missouri, took second and Larissa Weber of Indiana, received third.  Be sure to check out all the fabulous paintings from the competition, including Rayen's.  Her winning entry will grace the 2018-2019 Junior Duck Stamp, which will go on sale June 29.


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Greater sage-grouse strut

Male sage-grouse have danced at leks across their 173 million-acre, 11-state range for hundreds of thousands of years. USFWS

Lek Cam Offers Streaming Video of the Sage-Grouse Strutting Their Stuff


Have you ever seen a sage-grouse strut? For the fourth straight year, you can witness the greater sage-grouse dancing to find a mate on a live-streaming wildlife camera. Located on a breeding ground called a lek, these birds puff out their chests and fan their tail feathers every morning from approximately 5 a.m. to 9 a.m. PDT. Tune in to the camera on The Nature Conservancy page see the their amazing dance moves.


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