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Conservation-Tools

  • A screen shot of an interactive map showing areas of high priority across the south Atlantic coast.
    A screen capture of the South Atlantic LCC Conservation Planning Atlas Blueprint Simple viewer.

    Conservation Planning Atlas (CPA)

    A Conservation Planning Atlas (CPA) is a science-based mapping platform where conservation managers and LCC members can go to view, retrieve, and perform analyses on spatial information with specific conservation goals in mind.  Learn more...

  • A screencapture showing locations of barrier removals across the country.
    Information icon Each fish icon on the GeoFIN mapper represents a barrier removed from a stream across the country.

    Geospatial Fisheries Information Network (GeoFIN)

    The GeoFIN mapper is an interactive mapping tool that allows you to view barriers to fish passage across the U.S. as well as model their removal in your watershed. It also generates profiles and reports for a given geographic area and can search the USFWS fish passage barrier database.  Learn more...

Gis

Lafayette

  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

    The Louisiana Field Office utilizes the latest GIS applications to provide spatial analyses to all programs; Civil Works, Coastal Restoration & Protection, Conservation Planning Assistance, Endangered Species, Environmental Contaminants, and Partners for Fish & Wildlife. These tools provide the capability to look at landscape conservation and ecosystem management; assess habitat suitability, wildlife habitat management, and where to best put limited resources towards protection and recovery. We also provide GIS and GPS (global positioning system) support to national wildlife refuges for management plans, oil and gas exploration, elevation and geodetic benchmark surveys, remote sensing and habitat mapping.  Learn more...

News

  • A street map of Orange, Tx.
    Information icon A portion of the map of Orange, Texas, which was hit hard by Hurricane Harvey. Map by Josh O’Connor, USFWS.

    Fish and Wildlife Service responders add technology to aid Hurricane Harvey response, bolster safety

    September 2, 2017 | 3 minute read

    Josh O’Connor, a fire specialist for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service at the Department of the Interior, wanted to help search-and-rescue teams in five Texas counties that were in Hurricane Harvey’s devastating path. He had a powerful piece of technology that he had used to aid in fighting wildland fires that he believed could be adapted to help Texas emergency management responders speed their response activities and do it safely.  Read the full story...

Science

  • Birds splashing water as they fly off of a lake.
    Information icon Mallards taking flight. Photo by Tom Koerner, USFWS.

    Science Support Partnership Project Map

    Through the Science Support Partnership (SSP) Program, the Service partners with USGS to provide the critical science information required to effectively manage our nation’s resources.  Learn more...

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