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Cranes at sunset at Bosque del Apache NWR. Credit: USFWS. Cranes at sunset at Bosque del Apache NWR. Credit: USFWS.

Southwest Region Stories

Here is news and stories of our employees, partners, events and conservation efforts in the Southwest Region. The dedication and passion for our natural resources that is attributed to the employees of this region, will allow future generations of Americans to enjoy our wild places. Scroll down this list of recent stories from the Southwest Region site.


January 31, 2018   First Deer Hunt at Buffalo Lake Wildlife
January 31, 2018   Roosevelt's Game Preserve
December 4, 2017   Mussel Building: A gathering on mussel conservation sets a stage for success in conserving native Texas mussels
November 22, 2017   Public Lands: Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge Consistently Produces Quality Deer
October 25, 2017  

Turkey Hunting and the Psalm of Life

September 28, 2017   See with a Hunter’s Heart
September 2017   It's a Wrap: A new graphic vinyl wrap covers the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Southwest Region’s fish distribution truck.
September 2017   Developing Future Conservationists at the University of Texas at San Antonio 
August 2017   Hawaiian Hawk Hatched at Comanche Nation Aviary
August 2017   Two Texas Songbird Populations Improving Thanks to Efforts by Largest U.S. Army Installation


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Phoebe Comeau
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Lesli Gray
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John Bradley
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Craig Springer
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Migratory Birds
Jeff Humphrey
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Arizona / New Mexico
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Joe Early
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Lisa Whittle
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Beth Ullenberg
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Al Barrus
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Last updated: February 20, 2018