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Gulf-Restoration

  • Wide-based cypress trees emerge from water in a swamp.
    Information icon Cypress swamp at Big Lake NWR. Photo by Jeremy Bennett.

    Atchafalaya Basin

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

  • A small bird with orange and black feathers perched on a branch in winter.
    Information icon LeConte’s sparrow. Photo by Woody Woodrow, USFWS.

    Central Gulf Lands

    The Service collaborates with partners and other stakeholders to conserve, protect and enhance the fish, wildlife, plants and habitat of the Central Gulf Lands of the Gulf of Mexico watershed.  Learn more...

  • Volunteers form a 'bucket brigade' to pass mesh bags full of rocks down a shoreline.
    Information icon Building an oyster reef in West Bay, St. Andrew Bay, Panama City Beach, Florida. Photo by Melody Ray-Culp, USFWS.

    Central Gulf and Florida Panhandle Coast

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

  • Ten plus monarch butterflies perched on a single yellow plant.
    Information icon Monarch butterflies gathering in Chenier Plain coastal prairie. Photo by Woody Woodrow, USFWS.

    Chenier Plain

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

  • Two bright white birds with red patches on their face and long slender legs standing in the a dormant grassy field.
    Information icon Whooping cranes. Photo by D. Serverson, USFWS.

    Coastal Bend

    The Service collaborates with partners and other stakeholders to conserve, protect and enhance the fish, wildlife, plants and habitat of the Texas Coastal Bend area.  Learn more...

  • Sandy patches emerge from slash pine growth.
    Information icon Pine rockland habitat found throughout the Florida Keys. Photo by Jonathan Mays, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

    Florida Keys

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

  • An orange and brown salamander on a log with large tufts behind its eyes.
    Information icon Frosted flatwoods salamander at St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge. Photo by US Geological Service.

    Florida Panhandle Lands

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

News

Podcasts

  • Two gloved workers wearing protective glasses soap up and clean an oiled bird.
    Two workers clean an oiled northern gannet. Photo by Bonnie Strawser, USFWS.

    Oil spill impacts that may be felt in the mountains

    May 25, 2010 | 2 minute read

    Transcript Greetings and welcome to the Southern Appalachian Creature Feature. The Deep Horizon oil spill continues to make headlines as oil keeps pouring into the Gulf of Mexico and the slick spreads. In a glimmer of good news, the Fish and Wildlife Service recently reported that the first two oiled birds found in the oil spill, a northern gannet and a brown pelican, were cleaned and released at Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, safely on the east coast of Florida.  Learn more...

Wildlife

  • A Florida panther walking on a gravel road with a slash pine forest in the background
    A Florida panther. Photo by Larry W. Richardson, USFWS.

    Florida panther

    The Florida panther is a subspecies of Puma concolor (also known as mountain lion, cougar, or puma) and represents the only known breeding population of puma in the eastern United States. It is protected as endangered under the Endangered Species Act.  Visit the species profile...

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