Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956

8/8/1956

This Act established a national policy for promoting both the protection and intelligent use of fish and wildlife resources, creating the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service within the Department of the Interior. In addition to environmental and economic benefits, this Act also notes the importance of fish and wildlife to the“health, recreation, and well-being” of American citizens.

National Archives, General Records of the United States Government


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