Wildlife Refuges

Business / Agriculture / Wildlife Refuges: Units of the National Wildlife Refuge System. They may be designated under general authorities of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, the Endangered Species Act, or (rarely) by specific acts of Congress. There are over 500 refuges, with over 89,000,000 acres.

National Wildlife Refuge System (NWRS)

Business / Agriculture / National Wildlife Refuge System (NWRS): Consists of all of the National Wildlife Refuges, the Waterfowl Production Areas, and certain other small tracts managed by states under cooperative agreements with the Fish and Wildlife Service. In g MORE

Wildlife Services (WS) Program

Business / Agriculture / Wildlife Services (WS) Program: An Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service program to protect agriculture, natural resources, property, public health, and endangered species from unwanted and potentially harmful effects of wildli MORE

Wildlife Refuges

Business / Agriculture / Wildlife Refuges: Units of the National Wildlife Refuge System. They may be designated under general authorities of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, the Endangered Species Act, or (rarely) by specific acts of Congress. T MORE

Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program

Business / Agriculture / Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program: A program established by the FAIR Act of 1996 to promote voluntary implementation of on-farm management practices to improve wildlife habitat. Landowner activities under this program implement a state MORE

Fish And Wildlife Service (FWS)

Business / Agriculture / Fish And Wildlife Service (FWS): FWS, in the Department of the Interior, is the federal agency charged with managing and protecting the nation’s wild plants and animals, including endangered and threatened species. It generally wor MORE

Partners For Wildlife

Business / Agriculture / Partners For Wildlife: A voluntary partnership program administered by the Fish and Wildlife Service to provide financial and technical assistance to private landowners who wish to protect or restore wetlands. This program MORE

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