Science and Science Policy Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I find FWS policy concerning staff publishing in scientific journals?

Read the requirements for employees publishing scientific information in any outlet, including Service reports, reports for other agencies, Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management, North American Fauna, and non-Service peer-reviewed journals.

As a FWS employee can I be associated with a University through an affiliate or adjunct appointment?

Yes, the Service encourages employees to collaborate with academic institutions. Participation is covered under 212 FW 11.

What is Service policy on my membership in Professional Societies?

Read the policy on Participating in Professional Societies and Non-Federal Organizations.