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Five years into the State Wildlife Grants program, this report examines the proactive and cost-effective projects that are being undertaken by state fish and wildlife agencies and their partners with these federal dollars. April 2006
A longer, color fact sheet on the state wildlife action plans.
The Act would provide $350M annually for six years through the Wildlife Conservation and Restoration Program to assist state fish and wildlife agencies with the conservation of at-risk fish and wildlife to prevent future endangered species listings.
Adopted in 1999 this model to provide state wildlife agencies with a suggested framework for enhancing existing wildlife programs.
The Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies’ (AFWA) Teaming With Wildlife (TWW) Committee formed the Effectiveness Measures Working Group (Working Group) in September 2009 to develop and test a framework and effectiveness measures for the State and Tribal Wildlife Grants Program (SWG).
This report provides examples from every state demonstrating how the State and Tribal Wildlife Grants Program is preventing endangered species listings.
This report is a national synthesis of State Wildlife Action Plans. It identifies the key challenges to fish and wildlife conservation nationally.
Describes the need for and benefits of a nationwide Wildlife Diversity Program and highlights projects that could be done if funding was available
We are proud to announce a historic milestone in wildlife conservation: the creation of 56 wildlife action plans, one for each state and territory. The wildlife action plans collectively form a nationwide strategy to prevent wildlife from becoming endangered.
The Best Practices for State Wildlife Action Plans (SWAPs) report provides best practices for meeting the Eight Required Elements and prioritizing species and conservation actions. The goal is to raise the bar for SWAPs by identifying state innovations and lessons learned from the years since SWAPs were developed to make them even better in their next iterations.
In order to help states create and implement funding mechanisms to meet the State Wildlife Grants match requirement, this report describes a number of innovative approaches that various states have taken to secure funding for wildlife conservation, and highlights the key attributes of successful funding mechanisms.
The summary of a University of Michigan research team’s review of state-level wildlife funding mechanisms and the campaign’s to enact them. Spring 2005
The Lake Erie watersnake, a harmless, non-venomous snake once threatened with extinction, has recovered to the point where Endangered Species Act protection is no longer necessary for its survival.
State Wildlife Action Plans: From Vision to On-the-Ground Action (2008) ~ Wildlife Conservationists are Turning Vision into On-the-Ground Action. Across the country, fish and wildlife agencies and their partners are turning the ambitious conservation vision of the state wildlife action plans into on-the-ground action.
This report is intended for use by state and territorial wildlife agencies in the United States who are currently revising their State Wildlife Action Plans (SWAPs). It describes methods and approaches for incorporating information about the conservation of animal pollinators into the SWAPS.
As we celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Endangered Species Act (ESA), we recognize the many successes it has delivered in Florida and beyond.
Hellbenders are endemic to North American and are split into two subspecies, the eastern Hellbender, which is found throughout the eastern states, and the Ozakar hellbender, which is restricted to the Ozark mountains of northern Arkansas and southern Missouri.