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    • Hydropower: service expertise

    • Hydropower: service expertise
    • Water; Water conservation; Water management; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Energy; Dams; Wildlife impacts; Wildlife management; Work of the Service;
    • The Federal Power Act authorizes the Service to condition a non-Federal hydropower license with fish passage facilities and, if the project is in Service managed land (e.g., utilizes part of a hatchery water intake system), to require measures that...
    • Hydropower: Service involvement

    • Hydropower: Service involvement
    • Water; Water conservation; Water management; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Energy; Dams; Wildlife impacts; Wildlife management; Work of the Service;
    • Service involvement in relicensing actions typically begins two years before an application is filed with FERC. During this pre-filing process, an applicant is required to consult with the Service regarding the types of resources that may be...
    • Subject Index

    • Subject Index
    • Aerial photography; Agribusiness; Agricultural ecosystems; Agriculture; Air Pollution; Aircraft; Alpine environments; Amphibians; Amphibious vehicles; Anadromous species; Animal industry; Aquaculture; Aquatic animals; Aquatic birds; Aquatic...
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    • Fish ladder at Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery

    • Fish ladder at Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery
    • Buildings, facilities and structures; Dams; Environmental quality; Fisheries management; Human impacts; Public access; Refuges; Rivers and streams; Water management; Wildlife impacts; Wildlife Refuges;
    • Fish ladder for migrating fish to bypass dam blocking their natural route. Note public access fishing platforms on bank of river. Vertical.
    • Edward Ladd oral history transcript

    • Edward Ladd oral history transcript
    • History; Biography; Employees (USFWS); Wilderness; Wildlife impacts; Wildlife management; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife restoration; Work of the Service;
    • Oral history interview with Edward Ladd. Interviewed by Tom Goettell.
    • Hydropower: regulatory history

    • Hydropower: regulatory history
    • Water; Water conservation; Water management; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Energy; Dams; Wildlife impacts; Wildlife management; Work of the Service;
    • Prior to 1920, hydropower developers needed a special act of Congress to build and operate a project on navigable streams of Federal lands. In 1920, in response to increased demand for electricity during World War I, Congress enacted the Federal...
    • Hydropower: environmental issues

    • Hydropower: environmental issues
    • Water; Water conservation; Water management; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Energy; Dams; Wildlife impacts; Wildlife management; Work of the Service;
    • Hydropower projects convert the energy of fl owing water into electricity. A dam holds back water, creating a reservoir of potential power. On the upper side of the dam, a gate is opened to let water surge through a tunnel leading to turbines. The...
    • Hydropower: examples of accomplishments

    • Hydropower: examples of accomplishments
    • Water; Water conservation; Water management; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Energy; Dams; Wildlife impacts; Wildlife management; Work of the Service;
    • Service participation in FERC’s hydropower licensing process has resulted in many benefits for the Nations fish and wildlife resources. The following examples provide an overview of significant contributions Service expertise in fish and wildlife...
    • Rapid erosion

    • Rapid erosion
    • Erosion; Islands; Wildlife impacts; Wildlife refuges;
    • Rapid erosion on the ocean-facing side of Cape Island at Cape Romain Refuge, SC. A prime loggerhead sea turtle habitat is being overwashed.
    • California Tiger Salamander

    • California Tiger Salamander
    • Amphibians; Wildlife impacts; Wildlife management; Threatened species;
    • A California Tiger Salamander is found along a roadway where netting has been placed to keep salamanders from crossing the road and into harms way.
    • Chincoteague Ponies at annual Assateague Island swim

    • Chincoteague Ponies at annual Assateague Island swim
    • Mammals; Wildlife viewing; Wildlife impacts; Wildlife refuges;
    • In 1835, the practice of pony penning began, with settlers rounding up ponies and removing some of them to the mainland. In 1924 the first official "Pony Penning Day" was held by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company, where ponies were auctioned...
    • Assateague Island Pony Swim

    • Assateague Island Pony Swim
    • Mammals; Wildlife viewing; Wildlife impacts; Wildlife refuges;
    • In 1835, the practice of pony penning began, with settlers rounding up ponies and removing some of them to the mainland. In 1924 the first official "Pony Penning Day" was held by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company, where ponies were auctioned...
    • Chincoteague Ponies after swim from Assateague Island

    • Chincoteague Ponies after swim from Assateague Island
    • Mammals; Wildlife viewing; Wildlife impacts; Wildlife refuges; Leisure activities; Recreation;
    • In 1835, the practice of pony penning began, with settlers rounding up ponies and removing some of them to the mainland. In 1924 the first official "Pony Penning Day" was held by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company, where ponies were auctioned...
    • Salt Water Cowboys herding the Chincoteague ponies for their annual swim

    • Salt Water Cowboys herding the Chincoteague ponies for their annual swim
    • Mammals; Wildlife viewing; Wildlife impacts; Wildlife refuges; Leisure activities; Recreation;
    • In 1835, the practice of pony penning began, with settlers rounding up ponies and removing some of them to the mainland. In 1924 the first official "Pony Penning Day" was held by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company, where ponies were auctioned...
    • Night Blooming Cereus plant, an exotic invasive species.

    • Night Blooming Cereus plant, an exotic invasive species.
    • Biological control; Coastal environments; Coastal restoration; Ecosystem recovery; Environmental quality; Habitat fragmentation; Habitat restoration; Invasive species; Islands; Vegetation; Wildlife refuges; Work of the Service; Employees (USFWS);...
    • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employee inspects Nicker Bean plant, a native invasive species on J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge.
    • Night Blooming Cereus plant, an exotic invasive species.

    • Night Blooming Cereus plant, an exotic invasive species.
    • Biological control; Coastal environments; Coastal restoration; Ecosystem recovery; Environmental quality; Habitat fragmentation; Habitat restoration; Invasive species; Islands; Vegetation; Wildlife refuges; Work of the Service; Employees (USFWS);...
    • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employee inspects Nicker Bean plant, a native invasive species on J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge.

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