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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

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Works: 19,188 works in 25,335 publications in 3 languages and 678,545 library holdings
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Classifications: SK361, 333
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Endangered species bulletin( )

in English and held by 1,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Created to meet the growing demand for news of developments in the endangered species program. Through the bulletin, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service disseminates information on rulemakings, recovery plans and activities, conservation partnerships, research developments, and a variety of other issues
Restoring America's wildlife, 1937-1987 : the first 50 years of the Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration (Pittman-Robertson) Act by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service( Book )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enacted when times were desperately hard for people and animals alike, the Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act observes its 50th birthday in 1987 amid ample evidence that America's wild birds and mammals-after a long era of scarcity-are prospering again and their number growing. This happy outcome was by no means assured when the landmark Federal-State cooperative program began. Deer, wild turkeys, and many waterfowl species were only some of the creatures that had vanished from great parts of the country. The legendary abundance of wild game in earlier times was gone, potentially forever. Money and skills to reverse the downward trend were scarce. The conservation leaders who addressed this wildlife crisis recognized that no one could offer a quick fix or a free ride. Human distress was severe in 1937 after years of economic depression and drought, putting heavy pressures on all financial and natural resources. Looking for an answer, conservationists united behind two basic principles drawn from the earliest days of the Republic: Let those who stand to benefit the most be the ones to shoulder as much of the cost as possible, and give the States authority to do the needed work with just enough Federal monitoring to assure high standard of quality. An existing Federal excise tax on sporting arms and ammunition was before Congress for renewal that year. Wildlife advocates, nearly all of them hunters and supported strongly by the taxed industry, proposed that the levy be continued. But this time, they said, let us earmark the receipts for wildlife restoration projects to be designed and conducted by the States, instead of turning the money back into the Treasury general fund, as in past years and let the States share the costs of wildlife restoration projects, using funds from their hunting license fees. Enthusiasm was bipartisan and nationwide. Fittingly, the Act's chief sponsors were a Senator from Nevada, Key Pittman, and a Representative from Virginia, A. Willis Robertson. The Pittman-Robertson Act, as it came to be called, sped through Congress and was signed into law by President Franklin Roosevelt on September 2, 1937. From a modest beginning, the Pittman-Robertson program has grown with the economy and the human population of our country. By now it has channeled nearly $1.7 billion in Federal excise tax receipts, augmented by some $600 million from the States, into activities to restore wildlife. The projects include State acquisition of acreage needed to bring wildlife back, research into wildlife requirements and problems, active management of habitats, and development of scientific ways to enable wildlife and people to share our land in harmony. The program has strengthened State governments and built wildlife management into a respected profession. For the past 15 years it also has been training some 700,000 hunters annually in safety and sportsmanship, substantially lowering the hunting accident rate and promoting sound conservation ethics. It has stimulated the economy of rural communities all across the land and given healthful outdoor recreation to many millions. But most of all, Pittman-Robertson has restored to abundance many of America's most beloved wild mammals and birds which are so much a part of our national heritage. And the beneficiaries include no only the game species but also many which are not hunted, from songbirds to bald eagles, from sea otters to prairie dogs. All this has been accomplished without resorting to general tax revenues. Those who pay the freight are those who purchase firearms, ammunition, and in recent year, archery equipment. Millions of Americans who never have purchased bows or sporting arms have shared in the enjoyment of wildlife that has come back as a result of those special levies. Pittman-Robertson's 50th anniversary is an ideal time to take stock of what this remarkable program has accomplished, what still needs to be done, and what the future seems to hold for our wildlife in a period of rapid change. It also is an appropriate time to salute the thousands of concerned Americans who have made substantial contributions of time and money to the success of this national effort. These are important achievements that give all of us yet another reason to take pride in America. They demonstrate that people can respect and replenish our living resources so that those resources many endure and be shared on this blessed planet, so rich n all forms of life, with present and future generations. Ronald Reagan
The Progressive fish culturist( )

in English and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wildlife and America : contributions to an understanding of American wildlife and its conservation by Council on Environmental Quality (U.S.)( Book )

7 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge : migratory game bird hunting map and regulations( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wildlife review by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service( )

in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge : guide map and information by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service( )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classification of wetlands and deepwater habitats of the United States by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service( Book )

12 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classification system contained in this report was developed by wetland ecologists, with the assistance of many private individuals and organizations and local, State, and Federal agencies
Endangered birds : management techniques for preserving threatened species by Symposium on Management Techniques for Preserving Endangered Birds( Book )

4 editions published between 1978 and 1989 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Waterfowl population status( )

in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge wildlife drive( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annual report of lands under control of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as of ... by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service( )

in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National list of plant species that occur in wetlands : national summary by Porter B Reed( Book )

19 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quivira National Wildlife Refuge( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge : birds( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge : saltmarsh Boardwalk Trail( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Audubon National Wildlife Refuge : wildlife list( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Endangered and threatened species of the Platte River( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nonnative oysters in the Chesapeake Bay by National Research Council. Committee on Nonnative oysters in the Chesapeake Bay (Etats-Unis)( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Fishing, hunting, and wildlife associated recreation by Dustin N Worley( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book looks at the U.S. Department of the Interior which protects and manages the nation's natural resources and cultural heritage, provides scientific and other information about those resources and honors its trust responsibilities.--[preface]
 
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Endangered and threatened species of the Platte River
Alternative Names

controlled identityUnited States. Bureau of Biological Survey

controlled identityUnited States. Bureau of Fisheries

controlled identityUnited States. Bureau of Sport Fisheries and Wildlife

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Estats Units d'Amrica. Department of the Interior. Fish and Wildlife Service.

tats-Unis. Department of the Interior. Fish and wildlife service

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Fish and Wildlife Service (Estats Units d'Amrica)

Fish and Wildlife Service (Spojen stty americk)

Fish and Wildlife Service (U.S.)

Fiŝkapta kaj Natura Servo de Usono

FWS

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Servicio de Pesca y Vida Silvestre de los Estados Unidos

Spojen stty americk. Fish and Wildlife Service

U.S.D.I. Fish and Wildlife Service.

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.

U.S. Fish and wildlife service

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Dept. of the Interior. Fish and Wildlife Service

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services.

United States. Department of the Interior. Fish and wildlife service

United States. Dept. of the Interior. Fish and Wildlife Service

United States Fish and Wildlife Service.

United States Fish and Wildlife Service dem US-Innenministerium unterstellte Behrde

US Fish and wildlife service

US Fish and Wildlife Services.

USA Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service

USA Fish & Wildlife Service

USDI Fish and wildlife service

USFWS

USFWS FWS.

Служба охраны рыбных ресурсов и диких животных США

Служба рибних ресурсів та дикої природи США

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美國魚類及野生動物管理局

合衆国魚類野生生物局

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Nonnative oysters in the Chesapeake BayFishing, hunting, and wildlife associated recreationWildlife special agent : protecting endangered species