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Kevin Enge, left, FWC, and Travis Thomas, UF, right, pose while holding a large male Suwannee alligator snapping turtle with their boat and Suwannee River in the background. This is the 15th year the two men have been trapping and monitoring the Suwannee alligator snapping turtle to conserve and protect them.
The Suwannee alligator snapping turtle inhabits the tannin-rich black waters of the Suwannee River, flowing from the headwaters of the Okefenokee Swamp. After decades of hunting, they have struggled to recover because they are slow to mature and reproduce. Today it’s accidental deaths from fishing...
manatees in pool with people
So just what does it take to get over 6,500 pounds of manatees to new homes? A lot of muscle. A lot of planning. And a lot of like-minded hearts. And that is where the story begins.

Partner Category

We frequently partner with academia to further the conservation of and research into the stewardship of many species.

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.