National Park Service

National FWS Programs They Work With

The California Condor Recovery Program (Recovery Program) is a multi-entity effort, led by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, to recover the endangered California condor. Partners in condor recovery include the U.S. Forest Service, National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, Arizona Game and...
We provide national leadership in the recovery and conservation of our nation's imperiled plant and animal species, working with experts in the scientific community to identify species on the verge of extinction and to build the road to recovery to bring them back. We work with a range of public...

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, are hosting two hiring events to quickly fill 200 wildland firefighter and support positions in California and parts of Nevada, for the 2023 wildland fire year.
When you close your eyes and think of a healthy forest, you may picture one that’s thick with trees. But a healthy forest is complex, just like the plant and animal species that live there.
With a record number of threatened loggerhead sea turtle strandings occurring on the Texas coast this year, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and local partners are urging citizens to report any turtles seen on the beaches or shorelines so that they can be rescued, transported and cared for by...
Following a 60-day public comment period, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has finalized a recovery plan for the endangered acuña cactus (Echinomastus erectocentrus var. acunensis), a small, spherical, usually single-stemmed succulent that occurs in valleys and on small knolls and gravel ridges...
Biologists from the Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office went out to the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Peninsula Watershed with Commission staff to collect seeds of summer lupine (Lupinus formosus), one of three native lupine species that feeds the caterpillar of the mission blue...
Marron bacora, a rare flowering plant native to the Virgin Islands and known only from a few locations on St. John and more recently, Tortola, is now protected as an endangered species. The plant is also gaining the protections of designated critical habitat on St. John.
Fires have swept through large portions of habitat used by the southern Sierra Nevada distinct population segment of fisher over the past several years. By examining how fisher are using post-burn forest, the Service hopes to learn more about the needs and habits of this elusive endangered species.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that it will receive $7.5 million to help protect threatened and endangered Hawaiian forest birds from extinction. Hawaii’s forest birds face a myriad of threats including avian malaria, a disease that is transmitted by invasive mosquitoes. The funding...
Grizzly bear 399 has successfully weaned her four offspring, which is normal for female grizzly bears with two-year-old cubs. These young bears will eventually disperse to establish individual home ranges. Residents of Teton County should expect that these bears, and other recently weaned...
Using eDNA, biologists find traces of a tiny, endangered crustacean that has remained elusive since it was discovered in Washington D.C. in 1938
In March 2022, biologists from the Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office accompanied Rob Grasso, aquatic ecologist from Yosemite National Park, in collecting California red-legged frog eggs from a lake owned by a longtime conservation partner. 
With sea turtle nesting season beginning along the Texas coast in early April, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) is urging everyone using Texas beaches to do their part to help detect and protect threatened and endangered sea turtles on the beach.
In Spring of 2021 a team of archeologists confirmed the discovery of the homestead of Ben Ross, Harriet Tubman's father, on a newly acquired 2,691 acres of Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge. Learn more about how conservation is helping archeologists and historians piece together a previously...

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.