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Restored Mispillion Wetland of Delaware Offsets Losses from Superfund Site

Along the Mispillion River in Kent County, Del., an eroded, degraded marsh has been transformed into vital habitat for local wildlife. The 56-acre private site consists of one of the river’s original meanders and associated wetland with more than 2,000 feet of river frontage. Today, representatives from the public-private partnership…


Kempthorne Announces Proposal to Protect 48 Hawaii Species

New Ecosystem-based Approach Provides Hope HONOLULU, HI – Applying a newly developed, ecosystem-based approach to species conservation, the Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne today announced a proposal to add 48 species found only on the island of Kauai to the federal endangered species list and designate critical habitat. This…


Reward Offered for Information on Illegal Shooting of a Sandhill Crane near Wisconsin Rapids

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is offering a reward and asking the public for information regarding the illegal shooting of a sandhill crane. The crane is believed to have been shot in late August in the vicinity of U.S. Highway 54 and 32nd Street in Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. The…


Celebrate National Wildlife Refuge Week in Your State October 12-18, 2008

Whether it’s taking a walk among the fall colors, spotting a rare bird species, or learning about the cultural resources that are part of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s conservation mission, National Wildlife Refuge Week, October 12-18, 2008, celebrates the diversity and resources of America’s 548 national wildlife refuges. …


The California and Nevada Region of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Awards $2.1 Million in Conservation Grants

The California and Nevada Region of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has awarded $2,101,027 to the California Department of Fish and Game, Nevada Division of Forestry and Nevada Department of Wildlife under Section 6 of the Endangered Species Act for conservation projects that protect candidate, proposed or listed species….


Celebrate National Wildlife Refuge Week in Your State October 12-18, 2008

Whether it’s taking a walk among the fall colors, spotting a rare bird species, or learning about the cultural resources that are part of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s conservation mission, National Wildlife Refuge Week, October 12-18, 2008, celebrates the diversity and resources of America’s 548 national wildlife refuges. …


Arkansas in Second Year of Project to Test Convenience of Electronic Duck Stamp

LITTLE ROCK – In an effort to make federal duck stamp purchasing more convenient, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is beginning the second year of a three year program to test electronic stamps. The AGFC, in partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, is testing the pilot program…


Brood Stock Atlantic Salmon Offer Exciting Fall Fishing In New Hampshire

CONCORD, N.H. — Anglers looking for some challenging catch-and-release sport fishing while they’re enjoying the fall foliage should head to the Merrimack and Pemigewasset rivers to hook the “King of Fish.”  October and November are prime months for fall Atlantic salmon fishing in New Hampshire. Expect some great salmon fishing…


Grand Opening Celebration for Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge Rapids Lake Unit Education and Visitor Center to be held October 19

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge Trust will celebrate the completion of the Rapids Lake Unit of Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge on Sunday, October 19, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Festivities will include the dedication of the new Education and Visitor…


Grants Totaling $ 1.509 Million to Fund Improvements to Wildlife Habitat in California’s Central Valley

Two grants totaling more than $1.5 million will help fund two wildlife habitat restoration and conservation projects in California, Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne announced Monday (Sept. 15). Funded under the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA), these two projects will help protect, restore and enhance more than 8,600…