U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region

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As hunting seasons begin, you may be wondering how regulated hunting contributes to conservation, the mission of the Service, and if it’s a sustainable practice. Learn more about how hunting aides in conservation efforts and provides an outlet for people to spend time in nature.

Dianne Thees of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Pennsylvania Field Office, her husband Mike, along with their dogs Luke and Belle, were honored by their town of Tyrone, Pennsylvania, with the Hometown Hero award for their incredible volunteer service in canine search and rescue. Initially inspired by her brother, Dianne began volunteering in canine search and rescue as a way to give back to others. Realizing her passion, canine search and… Read More

Check out how much of an impact landowners have on conserving habitat and threatened species!