Wildlife conservation (61 - 66 of 66 items)
National Direction Required for Effective Management of America's Fish and Wildlife
CED-81-107: Published: Aug 24, 1981. Publicly Released: Aug 24, 1981.
GAO conducted a review of specific federal fish and wildlife programs to evaluate the overall effectiveness of federal agencies' management of fish and wildlife resources and habitat to ensure that development activities have the least possible adverse effect on fish and wildlife.Several laws require federal agencies to seek the advice of the Fish and Wildlife Service on planned activities that ma...
Cost Estimate for the Currituck Outer Banks National Wildlife Refuge Needs Revision
CED-81-48: Published: Apr 21, 1981. Publicly Released: Apr 21, 1981.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed establishing a national wildlife refuge in the Currituck Outer Banks off the North Carolina coast. The Service has estimated that the cost of acquiring the 16,000 acres of land and wetlands for the refuge will be about $94 million over a 5-year acquisition period. GAO was asked to determine whether the Service followed its regulations and policies in...
The Fish and Wildlife Service's Management of the Sachuest Point and Ninigret National Wildlife Refuges in Rhode Island
CED-80-26: Published: Nov 23, 1979. Publicly Released: Dec 10, 1979.
A Congressman questioned whether the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service had the resources to manage two wildlife refuges in Rhode Island properly.At one site, the Service has implemented a management and development plan which would protect the habitat for wildlife while providing passive public recreation. Actions taken to enhance the area as a wildlife habitat included: (1) renovation of an existing...
Endangered Species--A Controversial Issue Needing Resolution
CED-79-65: Published: Jul 2, 1979. Publicly Released: Jul 2, 1979.
GAO reviewed the endangered species program as administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS). Its goals are to prevent endangerment and extinction of plant and animal species caused by man's influence on existing ecosystems and to return threatened and endangered species to the point where they are no longer threatened or endangered.The listing process is the cornerstone of the endanger...
Improved Federal Efforts Needed To Equally Consider Wildlife Conservation With Other Features of Water Resource Developments
B-118370: Published: Mar 8, 1974. Publicly Released: Mar 9, 1974.
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