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Gulf-Restoration

  • Sunset over a wetland with birds flying overhead.
    Information icon Sunset on the Funk Waterfowl Production Area in the Rainwater Basin. Photo by Jeff Drahota, USFWS.

    Rainwater Basin

    The Service collaborates with partners and other stakeholders to conserve, protect and enhance the fish, wildlife, plants and habitat of the Rainwater Basin.  Learn more...

  • A flock of hundreds birds of various species in a marsh on the Chenier Plain.
    Information icon Mixed flock on the Cheneir Plain. Photo by Woody Woodrow, USFWS.

    Resources

    A list of resources used to produce the Next Steps document.  Learn more...

  • Four bright white birds with blue round eyes and long curved orange beaks.
    Information icon Quartet of white ibis. Photo by Mark Danaher, USFWS.

    Southwest Florida

    The Service collaborates with partners and other stakeholders to conserve, protect and enhance the fish, wildlife, plants and habitat of Southwest Florida.  Learn more...

  • A white bird on the edge of a body of water with hundreds of out of focus birds in the background.
    Information icon Heron in front of a mixed flock at Bolivar Flats. Photo by Woody Woodrow, USFWS.

    Species List

    Trust Resources Trust resources include migratory birds, species listed as threatened and endangered under the Endangered Species Act, interjurisdictional fishes, marine mammals, wetlands, and lands managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, such as national wildlife refuges. Common Name Scientific Name Taxa Alabama beach mouse Peromyscus polionotus ammobates Mammal Alabama shad Alosa alabamae Fish Alligator gar Atractosteus spatula Fish American avocet Recurvirostra americana Bird American bittern Botaurus lentiginosus Bird American black duck Anas rubripes Bird American crocodile Crocodylus acutus Reptile American eel Anguilla rostrata Fish American oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus Bird American wigeon Anas americana Bird American woodcock Scolopax minor Bird Attwater’s greater prairie chicken Tympanuchus cupido attwateri Bird Bachman’s sparrow Peucaea aestivalis Bird Baird’s sparrow Ammodramus bairdii Bird Bald eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bird Black rail Laterallus jamaicensis Bird Black skimmer Rynchops niger Bird Black tern Chlidonias niger Bird Bladderworts Utricularia spp.  Learn more...

  • A manatee with algae on it's back swims above a school of fish.
    Information icon The federally endangered West Indian manatee. Photo by Keith Ramos.

    Tampa Bay

    The Service collaborates with partners and other stakeholders to conserve, protect and enhance the fish, wildlife, plants and habitat of the Tampa Bay region.  Learn more...

  • A pastel sky over a grassy prairie.
    Information icon Coastal prairie. Photo by Woody Woodrow, USFWS.

    Texas Mid Coast

    The Service collaborates with partners and other stakeholders to conserve, protect and enhance the fish, wildlife, plants and habitat of the Texas Mid-Coast region.  Learn more...

Infographic

  • Southeast snapshot

    This infographic provides an overview of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Southeast Region (Region 4), which serves Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Region 4 includes most of the Gulf of Mexico and includes 131 National Wildlife Refuges, the majority of which are open to the public for hunting and fishing. It also includes 13 Environmental Services Offices and 13 National Fisheries.  Learn more...

  • The Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and the North American Wetlands Conservation Fund

    This infographic focuses on the $100 million fine BP paid to the North American Wetlands Conservation Fund for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill’s impact on birds. It includes photos of a male mallard duck; duck eggs in a nest; and a female mottled duck with ducklings. There are also headshots of several of the 63 species of birds injured by the oil spill (green-winged teal, mallard, piping plover, and interior least tern).  Learn more...

Wildlife

  • A close up photo of a yellow mussel shell
    Information icon Adult rough pigtoe in the Green River in Kentucky. Photo by Monte McGregor, Center Mollusk Conservation, Kentucky DFWR.

    Rough pigtoe

    The rough pigtoe is a medium sized mussel, dark to yellowish brown in color, that is native to the Ohio River system. It is found in Alabama, Indiana, Kentucky and Virginia, with experimental populations in Tennessee, and is protected as an endangered species.  Visit the species profile...

  • Two dark gray mussels with striations on a red towel next to a ruler for scale.
    Information icon Suwannee moccasinshells. Photo by USFWS.

    Suwannee moccasinshell

    The Suwannee moccasinshell is a small freshwater mussel that rarely exceeds 2 inches in length found only in the Suwannee River Basin in Florida and Georgia.  Visit the species profile...

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