SOS: US Fish and Wildlife Director Martha Williams
This month marks 50 years since Congress signed the Endangered Species Act – a landmark bill protecting some of the country’s most at-risk flora and fauna. There’s one U.S. Agency tasked with managing our wildlife and its survival – and one woman in charge of it all.
Martha Williams has been leading the US Fish and Wildlife Service for almost 2 years now. She’s responsible for managing the wildlife across this country – and protecting those at risk of extinction.
This conversation is part of a series called “Save Our Species.” We discuss how successful the Endangered Species Act has been, how reviving a species can revive a whole ecosystem, how controversial reintroducing a species can be, and how humans are protecting wildlife on a global scale.
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