Bureau of Reclamation

National FWS Programs They Work With

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In 2023, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Bureau of Reclamation issued $4.7 million in grants to several projects that support endangered species recovery in the Central and San Joaquin Valleys. The grants are funded through the Central Valley Project Conservation Program and the Central...
Representatives from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, members of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe, and other partners pose for the Numana Dam groundbreaking.
On September 13, the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service broke ground to commence construction on a fish passage project at Numana Dam in northern Nevada. Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Reclamation, Nevada Department of Wildlife and other partners joined the Service...
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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to remove the native Arizona Apache trout from the List of Endangered and Threatened Species. Collaboration and partner-driven habitat conservation, non-native trout removal, and reintroduction efforts helped save the Apache trout from the brink of...
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From delisting the first fish, to using DNA to help bull trout return to their natal waters, and joining forces with botanists to use DNA to conserve a threatened plant, Abernathy Fish Technology Center's work in conservation genetics has informed important decisions for threatened and endangered...
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The San Joaquin River Restoration Program, a multi-agency effort to restore the upper 152-miles of the San Joaquin River from Friant Dam to the confluence with the Merced River, recently received the Department of the Interior’s highest honor for environmental restoration.
A man with two girls and a boy stand in front of trees, all 3 kids holding huge trout.
At Winthrop National Fish Hatchery's Kids Fishing Day event in 2022, kids often caught fish so big, they could barely lift them. After two years of Covid that closed public events, the trout had gotten enormous!
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After more than two decades of teamwork, an alliance to open new waters for endangered pallid sturgeon on the Lower Yellowstone River finally came to fruition in April 2022, and the results are optimistic. In the first month alone, a total of 9 pallid sturgeon (3 wild and 6 hatchery-raised) have...
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*** A Joint News Release Issued by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife; the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; and the Bureau of Reclamation*** State and federal biologists have begun moving endangered adult winter-run Chinook salmon to the upper reaches of Battle Creek and threatened...
Chinook salmon fry juvenile fish in murky green-brown water with vegetation on both sides.
Success on the first try. That’s what transpired this past December and January, when the Coleman National Fish Hatchery transported smaller fry for release into the Sacramento River. A total of two million juvenile fall-run Chinook salmon to be exact.

Partner Category

We work with other federal agencies to help them meet their legal responsibilities as well as their mission.

Other Partners

Here are just a few of our National Partners. You can view the full list of FWS partners, along with the regions and areas of focus our work together entails.

Partnership Services

Through our partnerships we are able to expand our capabilities through the inclusion of services in areas such as:

  • Grant opportunities
  • Sponsorship of grants
  • Cooperative Agreements

To find out more about how our partner provides services view our partner services below.