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 mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with others to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, plants, and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.
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Representatives from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Friends of Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge, Illinois Department of Natural Resources, and McHenry County Audubon will be on hand for "In Search of Eagles" from 8 to 10 a.m.
To date, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has distributed more than $19 billion in apportionments for state conservation and recreation projects.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently expanded hunting and fishing opportunities throughout the National Wildlife Refuge System.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed applying the full terms of the Endangered Species Act to all chimpanzees, captive and wild.
At the direction of Congress, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service USFWS), on behalf of the Department of Interior and in collaboration with the Council on Environmental Quality, is co-leading the development of a National Climate Adaptation Strategy for Fish, Wildlife and Plants.
"The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has a responsibility to accurately portray its management of the Mexican gray wolf," said Michael Robinson of the nonprofit Center for Biological Diversity.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has approved wildlife action plans for all 56 states and territories.
It dropped 22 percent--to 935 from 1,194 between 1987 and 2004--according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
The U.S. 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.
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