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rivers and streams
barnes, dr. thomas g.;
barnes, dr. thomas g.
ramirez, pedro, jr.;
hollingsworth, john and karen
Rosy maple moth
Moth with fuzzy yellow body and pink and white wings, viewed from above resting on stone.
Question mark butterfly
Orange and dark brown wings with thin blue edgeing, viewed from above with wings spread.
Dam on Columbia River
Environmental Sciences; Buildings, facilities and structures; Dams; Human impacts; Industries; Rivers and streams; Water management;
Hydro-electric dam on the Columbia River, showing the lower side of the dam, electric lines, and ow water level.
Power lines and train tracks in National Wildlife Refuge
Environmental Sciences; Automobiles; Buildings, facilities and structures; City environments; Environmental quality; Habitat conservation; Habitat fragmentation; Human impacts; Industries; Public access; Roads; Trains; Transportation; Wetlands;...
Power lines and train tracks with interstate highways in background, all in wetlands at the edge of the National Wildlife Refuge.
Environmental Sciences; Biologists (USFWS);Coastal restoration;Employees (USFWS);Contaminants;
Fish and Wildlife Service worker with cored sediment samples from riverbed for contaminant analysis.
Oil field pollution
Environmental Sciences; Biologists (USFWS);Contaminants;Environmental quality;Oil spills;Petroleum industry;Pollution, Water
Commercial oil field water holding facility. Excavated area for water, with oil-covered banks, corroded drain pipes and pieces of machinery, and oil-covered skim on water.
Environmental Sciences; Aquatic birds; Birds; Contaminants;Pollution control;Environmental quality; Lakes; Migratory birds; Waterfowl;
Duck carcass laying near dry shore of Rasmus Lee Lake in Wyoming.
Checking gill nets
Environmental Sciences; Biologists (USFWS); Employees (USFWS);
Fish and Wildlife Service worker on boat checking gill net full of fish.
Dead bird in oil pit
Environmental Sciences; Birds; Contaminants; Environmental quality; Human impacts; Oil production; Oil spills; Petroleum industry; Pollutants; Oil production;
Gloved hand pointing to bird carcass covered in thick oil in oil pit.
Studying goose eggs
Environmental Sciences; Biologists (USFWS); Contaminants; Employees (USFWS)
Two FWS employees processing fertile goose eggs for study. Vertical.
Studying uranium mine samples
Environmental Sciences; Contaminants; Mining;
Scientists studying uranium mine samples laid on ground in small mounds for examination.
Public health warning sign
Environmental Sciences; Contaminants; Environmental quality; Fishing; Human impacts; Hunting; Lakes; Pollutants; Pollution, Water; Waterfowl; Wildlife impacts; Signs;
Public health warning sign for elevated levels of selenium in fish and waterfowl taken from the Stewart Lake Waterfowl Management Area in Stewart, Utah, posted by the Utah Department of Health.
Subsurface drain outlet
Environmental Sciences; Contaminants; Environmental quality; Erosion; Human impacts; Pollutants; Pollution, Water; Water management;
Subsurface drain outlet with liquid running out and surrounding erosion. Vertical.
Fish and Wildlife Service employee investigates sediment layers
Environmental Sciences; Employees (USFWS); Environments (Natural); Erosion; Islands; Riverbeds; Rivers and streams;
Fish and Wildlife Service employee at eroded river bank pointing out deposit layer of shells.
Environmental Sciences; Contaminants; Ecosystem recovery; Environmental quality; Habitat restoration; Industries; Mineral industry; Mining; Mountains;
Mountain top removal also called strip mining causes damage to hillside. This image is remediation to mitigate damage done to the environment in Gallatin National Forest from past strip mining practices.
Videographer recording acid mine runoff
Environmental Sciences; Chemical spills; Contaminants; Environmental quality; Human impacts; Industries; Mineral industry; Mining; Pollutants; Pollution, Water; Rivers and streams; Water pollution;
Videographer recording effects of acid mine runoff in stream in Preston County, West Virginia.
Environmental Sciences; Environments (Natural); Rivers and streams; Scenics;
Scenic of Shavers Fork of the Cheat River.
National Wildlife Refuge field maintenance
Environmental Sciences; Aquatic plants; Biological control; Employees (USFWS); Environmental quality; Equipment; Habitat conservation; Habitat restoration; Maintenance; Wildlife refuges;
Disking cattails in wetland area in National Wildlife Refuge to maintain habitat.
Peck's skipper on mistflower
Small orange and brown butterfly on light purple flower.
Tulip-tree silk moth
Moth with dark brown and tan with white and reddish brown accented wings, showing camoflage coloring by resting on Tulip-tree.
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