“Fulfillment of the Service’s conservation mission requires the effective enforcement of wildlife protection laws both on Service lands and the country at large.”
— Dale Hall, Former Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Federal Wildife Officers (FWO) are entrusted with protecting natural resources, visitors and employees on National Wildlife Refuge System lands.
Here you'll find information about the range of roles and responsibilities fulfilled by Federal Wildlife Officers as well as information about career opportunities in Federal Wildlife Law Enforcement.