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Articles

  • Two finely manicured hands reach for a tiny gopher tortoise hiding in its shell on sandy soil.

    Florida couple dedicates property to conservation

    July 20, 2017 | 2 minute readBen and LouAnn Williams own approximately 3,400 acres of pinelands interspersed with bottomland hardwoods in Putnam County, Florida, between Jacksonville and Daytona Beach. Their property contributes to conservation on a regional scale because it is adjacent to publicly owned conservation areas, creating an important link in a chain of conservation lands from central Florida to the Georgia state line. Sandhill after prescribed burn. Photo by Ben Williams. In 2012, the Williams’ began establishing longleaf pine on their property and reintroduced prescribed burning. Learn more...

    A gopher tortoise hiding in its shell. Photo by Ben Williams.

  • Fuzzy yellow and purple flowers emerging from a green grass-like stalk.

    Recovery progress for the American chaffseed

    June 27, 2017 | 2 minute readAmerican chaffseed is a perennial herb that has been listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Act since 1992. As part of an ongoing recovery effort, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) recently introduced 70 seedlings in Dorchester County, South Carolina. The project included Service Partners for Fish and Wildlife biologist Joe Cockrell, Service botanist April Punsalan, and Jeff Glitzenstein, a research associate with Tall Timbers. The seedlings were planted in an open area of restored longleaf pine forest and near the edge of a restored freshwater depressional wetland on an Audubon chapter preserve. Learn more...

    American chaffseed © Robert Sincliar. Copyright release form S://EA/Photo Permissions/american-chaffseed.pdf

  • A biologist in a red shirt poses in front of a display with a corn snake.

    Partners for Fish and Wildlife goes “wild”

    May 22, 2017 | 2 minute readFor the past 35 years, Charleston, South Carolina, has gone wild during the month of February. In what has become known as the largest event of its kind in the nation, the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition never fails to disappoint. The three-day art and wildlife exposition exceeded attendance records this year with over 43,000 attendees. Chris Hernandez, South Carolina Field Office’s Coastal Program Biologist, with Penny, the corn snake. Photo by Whitney Wiest, USFWS. Learn more...

    Whitney Wiest, South Carolina Field Office’s Fish and Wildlife Biologist, with Penny, the corn snake. Photo, Chris Hernandez, USFWS.

Podcasts

  • A group of children runs through shallow water with a net in the foreground.

    Economic impact of the Partners for Fish and Wildlife program

    May 26, 2014 | 2 minute readTranscript Greetings and welcome to the Southern Appalachian Creature Feature. We all stood on the bank of Mitchell County’s North Toe River, watching as the track hoe chipped away at the old, decrepit Spruce-Pine dam. Removing the crumbling dam allowed fish to move upstream and take advantage of that habitat, and removed a safety hazard for local paddlers. The dam’s removal was paid for in part by Partners for Fish and Wildlife, a program of the U. Learn more...

    Collecting fish in the North Toe River. Photo by Gary Peeples, USFWS.

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