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Gulf-Restoration

  • 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...

  • A sea turtle hatchling on its trek across the sand to reach the Gulf of Mexico.
    Information icon A sea turtle hatchling makes its way across the sand to reach the Gulf of Mexico. Photo by Becky Skiba, USFWS.

    The journey to restore the Gulf of Mexico

    Watch videos aboute the Department of the Inerior’s journey to restore the Gulf of Mexico  Learn more...

  • Row crops planted in a field.
    Information icon Seeding strips of native prairie into cropland to reduce soil loss and improve water quality at Neal Smith NWR. Photo by USFWS.

    Upper Mississippi River Watershed

    The Service collaborates with partners and other stakeholders to conserve, protect and enhance the fish, wildlife, plants and habitat of the Upper Mississippi River Watershed.  Learn more...

Infographic

Wildlife

  • 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...

  • A Florida manatee calf sticks close to its mother in shallow water
    Information icon A Florida manatee calf sticks close to its mother in shallow water. Photo: Keith Ramos, USFWS

    West Indian manatee

    Manatees are large, elongated marine mammals with paired flippers and a large round or spoon-shaped tail. They can reach lengths of over 14 feet and weights of over 3,000 pounds  Visit the species profile...

  • A duck with long green and brown feathers on its head in the shape of a backwards-hat
    Information icon A wood duck at Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge. Photo by Robin Koch, USFWS volunteer.

    Wood duck

    Taxon: Anseriformes, Anatidae Range: Wood ducks are common year-round in the Southeastern United States and during summer and autumn throughout the Eastern United States and Canada. Wood ducks breed in most states east of the Rocky Mountains and throughout the Pacific Northwest, but they migrate from northern states and provinces to southern areas during early fall. Status: Not listed, low concern – Although breeding population estimates are not available for wood ducks based on breeding surveys, perhaps as many as 3 million breeding pairs exist across North America.  Visit the species profile...

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