FWS FOIA Reading Room

Welcome to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's FOIA Reading Room. This site contains documents specifically identified for inclusion by the Freedom of Information Act Amendments of 1996. We expect that this page will continue to grow as we add more information.

As required under 5 U.S.C. 552(a)(1) . . .

NOTE: The FOIA Logs are listed by Program, for information on the contents of the FWS FOIA Library, or for questions regarding accessibility or assistance, please contact fwhq_foia@fws.gov

You may access our open and closed request at the FOIAonline site. Click Search > Advanced Search > Look Up By >Tracking Number = FWS 

You can download the report and filter, as needed. 

Division of Management Authority (DMA) - Import/Export Permits

Division of International Conservation (DIC)

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Southern Border Issues

Recently Added Material
FWS FOIA Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Response
Original Request Release Letter Responsive Records Reacted
FWS-2019-00574 Original Request, Response Letter, Elephant Records Redacted, LE Consult Elephants Redacted, Lion Records Redacted
Final Response Letter Interim Response Letter Final Release Combined Redacted Incoming Request
This Collection includes: Arctic NWR Request and Records - Parts 1 - 29, Records Relating to Oil and Gas Assessment, Exploration and Potential Development, and 56 Case Report Proposed Incidental Harassment Authorization for Polar Bears.
DOI-FWS-2022-005390: 1st Interim Letter, 1st Interim Records, and Original Request.