Department of the Interior (DOI)


Department of the Interior (DOI)
DOI agencies conduct systematics research, maintain important collections and use systematics as part of their wildlife management and land management programs.



Agencies Conducting Systematics Research

U.S. Geological Survey

provides reliable scientific information to describe and understand the Earth; minimize loss of life and property from natural disasters; manage water, biological, energy, and mineral resources; and enhance and protect our quality of life.


U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Works with others to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, and plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.


National Park Service

preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the national park system for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations.


Agencies Using Systematics Research

Bureau of Land Management

responsible for carrying out a variety of programs for the management and conservation, of resources on 258 million surface acres, as well as 700 million acres of subsurface mineral estate.


Bureau of Reclamation

manages, develops, and protects water and related resources in an environmentally and economically sound manner in the interest of the American public.