An investment in wildlife U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

The Babers Hagars knew they could have enjoyed a good income stream in retirement if they had kept the land as an industrial pine plantation. “We were in the generation that benefitted from a really good economy,” said Ron, …

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The Value of a Partners for Fish and Wildlife Project

(8 days ago) The Value of a Partners for Fish and Wildlife Project: Investing in a Community. Training the next generation of Service leaders. Print Friendly. The Value of a Partners for Fish and Wildlife Project: Investing in a Community. Field with large equipment machines working in the distance. Photo credit John Riens/USFWS.

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Salazar Underscores Economic Value of Investing in

(7 days ago) PORTSMOUTH, N.H. — Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today underscored the importance of investing in parks, refuges, and other public lands to promote economic growth and create jobs during a meeting with conservation and outdoor recreation leaders at an Eastern Mountain Sports store.

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Upper Midwest and Great Lakes to benefit from nearly $1

(1 days ago) The Upper Midwest and Great Lakes Landscape Conservation Cooperative (LCC) is investing $957,024 in funding this year to support five ongoing and six new stake-holder driven research projects targeting broad-scale natural resources issues across the upper Midwest and Great Lakes landscape.

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USGS and partners tracking and removing Burmese …

(9 days ago) In Fiscal year 2020, the Department of the Interior is investing more than $142 million in invasive species management activities, including prevention, early detection and rapid response, control, and research. The USGS, FWS and NPS are working together to conserve and protect the nation’s natural heritage for the continuing benefit of the

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Protecting military readiness and the iconic gopher

(7 days ago) Investing in the tortoise’s future. A baby gopher tortoise affectionately referred to as “Bob”. Photo by Chris Potin, Mississippi Army National Guard. The roar of a distant jet soon punctured the country calm. Moody Air Force Base, and its …

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Fire Management U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

(4 days ago) investing in fuels treatment projects to reduce costs of wildfire suppression and rehabilitation ; maintaining previously completed fuels-reduction projects ; leveraging funding sources and partnerships ; enhancing and promoting safety and security on Service-managed lands

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Santa Clara and Yolo Counties Get Big Financial Boost to

(2 days ago) "By strategically investing in projects that have a proven track record of success, we are putting our limited resources to the most effective use and building a sustainable conservation legacy." Nationally, the service is committing $44.8 million in grants from the fund to 20 states. The grants are funded in part by the Land and Water

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Projects and Partners

(4 days ago) Projects and Partners. The Urban Wildlife Conservation Program is a long-term investment of effort, passion, people and dollars in the Portland-Vancouver Metropolitan Area to ensure that the sustainable treatment of our shared natural resources, for the benefit of people and wildlife, becomes an intrinsic value across the entire community.

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Pacific Southwest Region

(9 days ago) INVESTING IN NATURE The economic benefits of protecting our lands and waters. Having a good estimate of nature’s value allows communities to make informed land management decisions and effectively advocate for land protection. That’s why more and more experts are quantifying the economic worth of nature’s benefits.

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Where We Are Working with Urban Communities

(9 days ago) Instead, we propose to incorporate a disciplined and deliberate approach that amplifies the work of the collective conservation community, rather than investing in disconnected, albeit well-intentioned, programs. Community Analysis Summary: Portland, OR – population 2,314,554

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Greater Sage-Grouse

(7 days ago) The Sagebrush Sea Documentary . Produced over three years by a team of biologists and filmmakers from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, The Sagebrush Sea is a one-hour documentary that looks at life in the sage through the eyes of the Greater Sage-Grouse, and explores our impact on the landscape. As the seasons change, we encounter the surprising diversity of life …

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Greater Sage-Grouse California

(1 days ago) Welcome to the California state page for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service greater sage-grouse website. Here you will find news, maps, conservation partners, and relevant information related to greater sage-grouse in the state.

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Endangered Species Program ESA Success Story

(7 days ago) "This project will enhance the site for people and wildlife and is an excellent example of what the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding was meant to be used for, providing jobs and investing in the improvement of local communities." In the end, the project truly was a win for people and for wildlife.

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