is a branch of the U.S. Government that has been given the
responsibility to take care of all animal species within the
borders of the United States of America.

The USFWS is devided up into regions, each regulating
hunting and fishing in its area.  The current areas are:

1 Pacific Region Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Hawaii
2 Southwest Region Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas
3 Midwest Region Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Ohio, Missouri, Minnesota, Wisconsin
4 Southeast Region Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, South Carolina, Tennessee
5 Northeast Region Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Virginia, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Massachusetts, West Virginia
6 Mountain-Prairie
Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming
7 Alaska Region Alaska
8 Pacific Southwest Region California, Nevada, Klamath Basin in Oregon

Each Region also protects endangered species in their areas.

In Region 8, the Pacific Southwest, these include:

The Western Snowy Plover
USFWS Fact Sheet
ECOS profile
Snowy Plover and You (video)

The Southern Sea Otter
ECOS profile
Sea Otter Savvy - Natural History
USFWS population index

The California Red-legged Frog
CRLF - Fact Sheet
ECOS profile
USFWS Arcata profile

The California Tiger Salamander
ECOS profile
USFWS Fact Sheet

The California Condor
USFWS Region 8 Newsroom
Condor Kids curriculum

These shows are a free service for the states,
countries and groups working to protect
and save our wildlife.  The shows are
funded by Marquiss Studios & donations
to the Marquiss Foundation, a non-profit
organization registered in California.
Please HELP:

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4) All funds received will go directly
to animals we help, producing this
series, maintaining this site or forwarding
the money to groups helping abandoned
animals and endangered species.

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