Science Applications Program

Welcome to Science Applications!

What We Do

Science Applications is a non-regulatory program within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that tackles conservation issues no single Service program or partner can address alone. We bring partners together to identify shared conservation priorities and deliver scientific information and tools partnerships need to achieve conservation goals across the landscape. With a foundation of climate adaptation, our work sits at the nexus of landscape conservation, inclusive collaboration, and science support.

Our Projects & Initiatives

Science Applications leads or supports a variety of projects and initiatives across the country. Our role and level of engagement is customized to the needs of each partnership we work with. The common thread throughout our work is that each project or initiative focuses on an environmental challenge that is urgent, complex, occurs across a large geographic area, and involves a wide array of stakeholder groups. Examples of issues we work on include, but are not limited to:

Internally, Science Applications coordinates critical aspects of Service work, including scientific integrity policies and a robust data management and science approach.

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Last updated: November 12, 2021

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