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SFWO Field Supervisor Jennifer Norris works with staff and partners to conserve Sierra ecosystems. Photo credit: Scott Norris.
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SFWO Biologist Leif Goude supports herpetological conservation. Photo credit: Veronica Davison, USFWS.
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SFWO and Oakland Zoo staff work together to conserve Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frogs. Photo credit: Bobby Castagna.
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SFWO Field Supervisor Jennifer Norris and Recovery and Listing Division Chief Josh Hull join National Park Service staff in support of native species. Photo credit: Rachel Mazur.
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SFWO Biologist Valerie Hentges is working to conserve vernal pool habitat.
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Habitat is key for SFWO Deputy Field Supervisor Jan Knight who encourages conservation of “landscapes.” Photo credit: Veronica Davison, USFWS.
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SFWO Sierra Cascades Division Chief Rick Kuyper and Biologist Ian Vogel collaborate with Yosemite National Park Aquatic Ecologist Rob Grasso to protect California Red-legged frogs, but the one pictured here is a paper cut-out. Photo credit: Lisa Acree, Yosemite National Park.
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SFWO Senior Biologist Valerie Layne works with Caltrans to conserve vernal pool landscapes
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SFWO staff collaborate with representatives from Ridge Top Ranch LLC and WRA Environmental Consultants to support wildlife and plant species at Ridge Top Ranch Conservation Ban. Photo credit: Veronica Davison, USFWS.
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Nick Etcheverry's partnership with the Service helps to establish and maintain important habitat for endangered species.
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Avid hunter Wyatt Milne supports conservation by reporting banded waterfowl. Photo credit: Veronica Davison, USFWS.
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Caleb Greenwood Elementary School students use their schoolyard habitat to conserve water. Photo credit: Anna Symkowick-Rose
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SFWO Wildlife Biologist Valerie Hentges supports conservation of habitats for the California tiger salamander and California red-legged frog. Photo credit: Veronica Davison, USFWS.
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Students at California State University, Sacramento show their support for science-based conservation.
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SFWO's Josh Hull supports conservation of national parks. Photo credit: Josh Hull
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ICF Wildlife Biologist Amy Poopatanapong supports conservation of burrowing owls. Photo credit: Veronica Davison, USFWS.
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Westervelt Ecological Services is a key contributor in efforts to conserve the threatened valley elderberry longhorn beetle. Photo credit: McKenney Houck
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SFWO's Kellie Berry shows support for vernal pool conservation at Mather Field. Photo credit: Veronica Davison.
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Grassland Ecologist Diana Jeffrey at Ring Mountain working on conservation of native plants. Photo credit: Valary Bloom, USFWS.
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PG&E employees show their support for conservation of listed species and natural resources. Photo credit: Veronica Davison, USFWS.
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SFWO's Valary Bloom supports conservation of the endangered showy Indian clover. Photo credit: Diana Jeffery.
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SFWO partner Westervelt Ecological Services partner supports conservation of vernal pool species. Photo credit: Matt Gause.
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Henry Hahler and Holley Kline support vernal pool conservation. Photo Credit: Jason Peters.
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SFWO works closely with Westervelt Ecological Services on projects that protect vernal pools and grassland areas. Photo credit: Tara Collins.
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SFWO staff work with the Sonoma County Water Agency, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, California Department of Water Resources, HT Harvey and Associates, Gold Ridge RCD, and Area West Environmental on California Tiger Salamander conservation.
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SFWO partner Westervelt Ecological Services creates mitigation banks that provide habitat for the threatened giant garter snake. Photo credit: Sarah Correa.
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California Department of Fish & Wildlife's Serge Gushkoff supports conservation of the threatened California tiger salamander. Photo credit: Veronica Daviso, USFWS.
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SFWO partners like Westervelt Ecological Services are critical to advancing conservation efforts throughout Northern California in support of the California tiger salamander. Photo Credit: Tara Collins.
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California State University, Sacramento graduate student Colleen Moore supports native salmonid conservation.
Join us in celebrating Earth Day
on April 22 by supporting wildlife conservation. Consider volunteering
on public lands near you. There are over 500 wildlife refuges and hatcheries across the nation that offer volunteer opportunities. Locate your nearest refuge
and get involved. Visit the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s 10 eco tips
webpage for more activities that benefit wildlife on Earth Day and year-round.