The Records and Information Management Branch, which falls under the Division of Information Resources and Technology Management, manages the Bureau’s Records Program. They support FWS to assure proper documentation of records for the organization, functions, policies, decisions, procedures, and essential transactions of the Service and designed to furnish the information necessary to protect the legal and financial rights of the Government and of persons directly affected by the Bureau’s activities. They ensure that the FWS operating units, develop, maintain, archive, or dispose of official records in conformance to law. They conduct audits and educates FWS employees regarding filing records, records retention, and disposition of federal records.