Pacific Region Highlights


Hunting at the Max McGraw Wildlife Foundation in Dundee, Illinois;
Hunting at the Max McGraw Wildlife Foundation in Dundee, Illinois; Credit: Molly J. Good

A Boon(e) for Stewardship: Club Membership Teaches Conservation


Did you know that The Boone and Crockett Club is America's oldest conservation organization? Service biologist Molly Good shares how her membership deepened her appreciation for natural resources and her connection to conservation.


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Water Connects Us All: Fish & Aquatic Conservation's Annual Highlights


Help us celebrate some of the contributions made by over 400 partners, 280 employees, and 876 tireless volunteers in 2018- 2019. We worked across tens of thousands of miles of salt and fresh water that include four states, six time zones, 23 major Pacific Northwest watersheds, and 365 perennial streams in the southern Hawaiian archipelago to ensure that native aquatic species and their habitats are part of our way of life for generations to come.


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Geese at Willapa National Wildlife Refuge

"Hunting and fishing are a part of our American history, and we continue to ensure we provide opportunities for these activities which epitomize our American heritage." -- Service Director Aurelia Skipwith. Brent Lawrence / USFWS

Historic Expansion of Hunting, Fishing Opportunities on Public Lands


The Department of Interior has announced increased hunting and fishing opportunities at 13 National Wildlife Refuges and National Fish Hatcheries in Idaho, Oregon and Washington. Nationally, it includes more than 850 hunting and fishing opportunities across more than 2.3 million acres at 147 national wildlife refuges and national fish hatcheries. This rule is the single largest expansion of hunting and fishing opportunities by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in history.


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List of new opportunities


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