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    • Bernard Angus oral history transcript

    • Biography; History; Employees (USFWS); Soil conservation; Wetlands;
    • Bernard Angus oral history interview as conducted by Dorothe Norton. Angus Bernard worked for the Soil Conservation Service and later at the Wetland Management District in Benson, Minnesota.
    • Wetlands of Connecticut

    • Wetlands; Wetland restoration; Management; Conservation; Maps; Work of the Service; Wildlife refuges;
    • The National Wetlands Inventory (NWI) provides information for reviewing the effectiveness of existing federal programs and policies and for increasing public awareness.
    • 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

    • 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: 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

    • 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...
    • 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...
    • The road back: endangered species recovery success with partners

    • Endangered species; Partnerships; Recovered; Work of the Service; Policies; History
    • This is dedicated to Mollie Beattie, the former Director of the Fish and Wildlife Service, who lost her personal struggle with brain cancer on June 27, 1996. During her three-year tenure as Director, Mollie challenged the Service to adopt an...
    • Lean green fighting machine

    • Partnerships; Reptiles; Endangered species; Environments (Natural); Work of the Service; Art
    • This is a poster showing an alligator and a soldier. Caption reads: at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, SC, some of the finest Marines are trained. They test their strength as they maneuver through some of the most challenging...
    • Small whorled–big mission

    • Partnerships; Endangered species; Work of the Service; Recovered; Plants; Military; Art
    • This is a poster from from the Marines showing two soldiers. The back of the poster discusses a perennial plant called the small whorled pogonia (Isotria medeoloides). The caption reads: the small whorled pogonia is not easily detected, a precise...
    • Larry Salata oral history transcript

    • Biography; Employees (USFWS); Endangered species; Wildfires; Surveying; Military; Waterfowl; Fire management; Game birds; History;
    • Larry Salata oral history narrative.
    • Your guide to hunting on national wildlife refuges

    • Hunting; Wildlife refuges; Recreation;
    • An interactive website provided to search wildlife refuges for their various hunting opportunities and regulations. The electronic PDF copy is available here: http://www.fws.gov/refuges/hunting/pdf/huntingGuide.pdf

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