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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The conservation and outdoor recreation gains made possible by this funding mechanism, which is unique to the United States, serves as the bedrock of wildlife conservation in our country," said U.
The plans were reviewed by a national team that included representatives from the U.
It dropped 22 percent--to 935 from 1,194 between 1987 and 2004--according to the U.
It proclaimed that North America's famed ivory-billed woodpecker was not extinct after all, but Terry Rich of the U.
In a continuing effort to preserve and promote bowhunting and conservation, the Archery Trade Association (ATA), the Bowhunting Preservation Alliance (BPA), and ArrowSport recently signed a four-year agreement with the U.
Sixty-eight wildlife species in the Everglades have been designated endangered by the U.
A detailed study by Sugnet & Associates, an environmental consulting firm, which found over 1,200 vernal pools filled with fairy shrimp; comments from biologists that a single pool can contain over 800,000 eggs; and reassurance from the Army Corps of Engineers that every effort is made to avoid or minimize impacts to vernal pools all were ignored by the U.
says Terry Rich in Boise, Idaho, who coordinates the Partners in Flight international conservation program for the U.
The manager of the refuge, which contains mostly bottomland hardwood forests and is run by the U.
Vogel, a fisheries scientist for the past 26 years, worked 15 of those years for the U.
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