United States Fish and Wildlife Service

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Noun1.United States Fish and Wildlife Service - an agency in the Department of the Interior that conserves and protects fish and wildlife and their habitatsUnited States Fish and Wildlife Service - an agency in the Department of the Interior that conserves and protects fish and wildlife and their habitats; assesses the environmental impact of pesticides and nuclear power site and hydroelectric dams and thermal pollution
Department of the Interior, DoI, Interior Department, Interior - the United States federal department charged with conservation and the development of natural resources; created in 1849
bureau, federal agency, government agency, agency, office, authority - an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
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Fish and Wildlife Service today announced a final rule to open or expand opportunities across 132,000 acres on 10 national wildlife refuges.
Fish and Wildlife Service, support state conservation and outdoor recreation projects.
M2 EQUITYBITES-March 7, 2016-JetBlue, US Fish and Wildlife Service to help reduce demand for illegal wildlife trade
Fish and Wildlife Service recently expanded hunting and fishing opportunities throughout the National Wildlife Refuge System.
Fish and Wildlife Service has approved wildlife action plans for all 56 states and territories.
Scott Schliebe, a biologist and the polar-bear project leader for the Fish and Wildlife Service, notes in a recent essay that polar bears as a species have long had the advantage of having a relatively pristine habitat--one almost devoid of human presence.
Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), within the Department of the Interior, uses tax receipts from the sale of certain hunting, fishing, and boating equipment to fund the Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration programs, which provide grants to state fish and wildlife management agencies to restore, conserve, manage, and enhance wildlife and sport fish resources.
The closure of the mountain yellow-legged frog's habitat is described as temporary, but its duration depends on the completion of Forest Service and Fish and Wildlife Service studies in four Southern California forests.
Fish and Wildlife Service published a list of non-native bird species, exempting mute swans from coverage under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA).
Fish and Wildlife Service decisions, which can impose broad restrictions on land designated as habitat, and a more rigorous process for listing species.
Fish and Wildlife Service that will help increase opportunities for bowhunters and further build bowhunters' support for wildlife conservation.
Fish and Wildlife Service will turn the fifteen thousand-acre site into the biggest wildlife refuge in Puerto Rico.