A unit of the U.S. Department of Interior, the Fish & Wildlife Service is dedicated to protecting the nation's flora, fauna, and habitats.
"The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with others to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, plants, and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people."
We will continue to be a leader and trusted partner in fish and wildlife conservation, known for our scientific excellence, stewardship of lands and natural resources, dedicated professionals, and commitment to public service.
The FWS includes a law enforcement unit as well as:
A unit of the Fish & Wildlife Service, the National Conservation Training Center (NCTC) works to seek and employ sustainable practices and provide a wide scope of environmentally friendly services and products."