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Home page of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, a Bureau in the Department of Interior. Our mission is, working with others to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife, and plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.

Endangered Species

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Before a plant or animal species can receive the protection provided by the Endangered Species Act (ESA), it must first be added to the federal lists of endangered and threatened wildlife and plants.

National Wildlife Refuges

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The Refuge System provides and protects it all on 150 million acres of land and water from the Caribbean to the Pacific, Maine to Alaska, plus more than 418 million acres of national marine monuments.


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View a list of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services offices to find your local wildlife experts.

Information Planning and Conservation System (IPAC)

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The Information, Planning, and Consultation System (IPAC System) gives you access to crucial information when you need it before you have designed your project.

Critical Habitat Portal

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The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service's online service for information regarding Threatened and Endangered Species final Critical Habitat designation across the United States.