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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.

Two studies funded through Hurricane Sandy relief aid are helping land managers understand the importance of local nesting habitat within the broader range of the piping plover, which is on the Federal Threatened and Endangered Species List.

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.