skip to content

Tag: Gulf

The content below has been tagged with the term “Gulf.”

Gulf-Restoration

  • A sunset over a pond in winter.
    Information icon Wetland habitat of the Mississippi Alluvial Valley. Photo by Steve McKnight, USFWS.

    Mississippi Alluvial Valley

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

  • Two narrow legged birds looking for food on the shore.
    Information icon Western sandpiper and juvenile. Photo by Mark Danaher, USFWS.

    Mississippi River Coastal Wetlands and Barrier Islands

    The Service collaborates with partners and other stakeholders to conserve, protect and enhance the fish, wildlife, plants and habitat of the Mississippi River Delta, coastal wetlands and barrier islands.  Learn more...

  • A colorful landscape with a big lake and a farm house.
    Information icon Prairie Pothole area in the Kulm Wetland Management District. Photo by Krista Lundgren, USFWS.

    Prairie Potholes

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

  • 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...

Infographic

  • National Wildlife Refuge System

    This infographic shows a mountain view of a refuge, a white-tailed deer and successful young fisherman. More people visited national wildlife refuges in the Southeast than any other Region in the United States. National wildlife refuges increased visitation by 750,000 to 15.2 million visitors. Hunting visits increased by 14,700 to over 800,000 hunters on 86 different refuges. Fishing on refuges increased by 200,000 to over 3.7 million anglers. We have 46 friends groups and 75 other community partners.  Learn more...

Wildlife

  • A Louisiana black bear standing in a grassy clearing
    Information icon Louisiana black bear. Credit: Pam McIlhenny, used with permission.

    Louisiana black bear

    The Louisiana black bear is the state mammal for Louisiana, and it is one of 16 subspecies of the American black bear. While the American black bear can be found across North America, the Louisiana black bear subspecies is only known to occur in Louisiana, East Texas and western Mississippi. Compared to other black bears, the Louisiana black bears skull is longer, narrower and flatter, with larger molar teeth.  Visit the species profile...

  • Male and female mallard ducks on a lake
    Information icon Mallards at Morris Wetland Management District in Minnesota. Photo by Alex Galt, USFWS.

    Mallard

    Taxon: Anseriformes, Anatidae Range: Mallards occur year-round throughout North America, but most individuals are migratory and breed in the northern United States and Canada and winter in the Southern United States and Mexico. Most of the breeding population occurs in the Prairie Pothole Region of the north-central United States and central Canada. Status: Not listed, low concern – In 2018, the breeding population size exceeded 10 million in the traditional and eastern survey areas of North America.  Visit the species profile...

  • Eight northern pintails including two females and six males on a cold, winter lake
    Information icon Northern pintails at Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge. Photo by Clayton Ferrell, USFWS.

    Northern pintail

    Taxon: Anseriformes, Anatidae Range: Northern pintail typically breed in the Prairie Pothole Region of the north-central United States, central Canada, and Alaska. They spend their winters in the southern United States and Mexico, especially along the Texas and Louisiana coasts of the Gulf of Mexico. Status: Not listed, low concern – More than 2.3 million northern pintail were estimated in the breeding population in 2018. However, substantial declines since the 1950s has resulted in restricted harvest regulations for this species.  Visit the species profile...

  • 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...

Contact Us:

Looking for a media contact? Reach out to a regional spokesperson.

Share this page

Tweet this page on Twitter or follow @USFWSsoutheast

Share this page on Facebook or follow USFWSsoutheast.

LinkedIn

Share this page on LinkedIn