Favorable Forecast for 2017 Shrimp Season in South Carolina
2017 Trout Fishing Opportunities Await Anglers at State’s Castalia Fish Hatchery
Wildlife Commission Deploys Fish Attractors in Sutton Lake, N.C.

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Grants to 27 States for Sewage Pumpout Facilities for Boaters

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director H. Dale Hall announced that more than $13.6 million in grants funding will be awarded to 27 states under the Clean Vessel Act grant program in 2008. The grants will be used to fund the construction and installation of sewage pumpout facilities and floating…


National Wetlands Maps Debut on Google Earth

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service maps of the National Wetlands Inventory are now available for viewing using Google Earth. The wetlands inventory includes wetlands data for approximately 60 percent of the conterminous U.S., as well as portions of Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico. The mission of the Service’s National Wetlands…


Public Recreation in Riparian Areas Closed Due to Fire Danger at Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge

From April 22 – May 5, certain areas at Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge will be closed to public recreation due to extreme fire danger.  Specifically, units A, B, C, and D are affected by the closure.   Units A-D are bosque areas along the Rio Grande that are home to…


Celebrate Earth Day – Let’s Go Outside!

In celebration of Earth Day and National Children & Nature Awareness month, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is encouraging you to get outside and enjoy the beauty and spring-time wonders of the natural world.  The Service recently launched its Let?s Go Outside! initiative to encourage Americans to spend time…


National Junior Duck Stamp Contest Wings its Way West April 17 to the San Diego Zoo

The Federal Junior Duck Stamp Contest is coming to the San Diego Zoo Thursday, April 17, marking the first time judging for this national wildlife art competition will be held outside of the Washington, D.C. area since it began in 1991. The event begins at 10 a.m. at the San…