U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region


Volunteers play a huge role in the work biologists are able to accomplish at Montezuma NWR. Check out the volunteers’ fascinating achievements as they work side by side with biologist, Linda Ziemba.

One of our very own biologists, Wendy Walsh, will be among the three individuals honored tonight by the Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey at the 11th annual Women & Wildlife Awards.

Biologist Jess Jones of our Virginia field office just received the Rachel Carson Award for Scientific Excellence. Jess is a national leader in freshwater mussel conservation. Credit: USFWS

Dr. Jess Jones has received one of our agency’s top awards for scientific excellence. His work to breed and raise mussels in captivity has taken him from Virginia Tech to China’s Freshwater Fisheries Research Center.