USFWS

AcronymDefinition
USFWSUnited States Fish and Wildlife Service
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Because of this, it is worthwhile for the USFWS to consider allowing pet ownership and interstate sale of commonly held captive psittacine species under special rule as afforded by the ESA.
In 2004, the Air Force met with the USFWS to discuss improvements to the beach management strategy.
DEC police and USFWS agents tracked the shipment to Long Quan Seafood Corp.
In the mid-1970s, the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) initiated surveys for Peregrine Falcons in interior and northern Alaska to monitor this endangered species.
and the USFWS to identify any further conservation measures needed to mitigate for effects on endangered species, if any are determined to be required.
The numbers for loggerhead nests were above average in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina, says Ann Marie Lauritsen, acting national sea turtle coordinator for the USFWS.
christii population to fluctuate may include biological interactions, direct human disturbances, and environmental effects (USFS and USFWS 2005).
They had no idea there was a problem and added this to their list of discussion items for their scheduled meeting with the USFWS in Washington DC scheduled for the next week.
Through the determination and diligence of the Mississippi Department of Wildlife Fisheries and Parks (MDWFP), the USFWS and state wildlife agencies across the South, the American alligator was saved.
In response to this growing problem, the USFWS released new federal guidelines in March 2012 for land-based wind developers trying to avoid or minimize impacts to birds and their habitats.
The USFWS has established regional climate science partnerships with the U.S.
Under the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) of 1972, NMFS has responsibility for the management and conservation of all marine mammal species in the North Pacific, with the exception of Pacific walrus, Odobenus rosmarus divergens; sea otter, Enhydra lutris; and polar bear, Ursus maritimus, which are managed by USFWS. The MMPA requires these agencies to conserve species, protect their habitat, limit mortality, and not allow them to diminish below their optimum sustainable population.