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    • 2009 Christmas Bird Count

    • Wildlife refuges; Birds; Birdwatching; Monitoring; Connecting people with nature; Recreation
    • Birders participate in the 2009 Christmas Bird Count at Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
    • Baited trap used to capture nutria

    • Aquatic animals; Invasive species; Mammals; Rodents; Wildlife management; Trapping; Tagging;
    • A trap baited with carrots and apples awaits a nutria to venture out of the water and investigate. The animals are trapped in order to tag them to better understand the habits of nutria and to prevent their spreading.
    • Beach flower

    • Wildlife refuges; Marine environments;
    • Beautiful beach flower found along the dunes of Bulls Island
    • Caged Nutria

    • Aquatic animals; Invasive species; Mammals; Rodents; Wildlife management; Trapping; Tagging;
    • A caged nutria, waiting to be tagged. The animals are trapped in order to tag them to better understand the habits of nutria and preventing their spreading.
    • Caged Nutria is Covered to Keep Animal Calm During Tagging

    • Aquatic animals; Invasive species; Mammals; Rodents; Wildlife management; Trapping; Tagging;
    • A sheet covers the caged nutria to keep it calm during the tail tagging. Tagging the animals will help biologists to better understand the nutria and prevent their spreading.
    • Chinook Salmon

    • Fishes; Rivers and streams;
    • Chinook Salmon on the Lower Tuolumne River
    • Chinook Salmon

    • Rivers and streams; Fishes;
    • Chinook Salmon on the Lower Stanislaus River
    • Chinook Salmon Waiting To Be Spawned

    • Fish hatcheries; Fisheries management; Fishes; Work of the Service;
    • The Chinook salmon are held here after making their way up the elevator into the spawning room.
    • Cleaning Equipment

    • Fish hatcheries; Fisheries management; Fishes; Employees (USFWS); Biologists (USFWS); Work of the Service; uniforms; service patch;
    • Everything is cleaned with an iodine solution and water after each use.
    • Collar Tag for Nutria

    • Aquatic animals; Invasive species; Mammals; Rodents; Wildlife management; Trapping; Tagging;
    • A collar tag to be put on a nutria. It's designed stretch so it can be put on snugly and a nutria will neither get a limb stuck inside nor have trouble breathing. Tagging the animals will help biologists to better understand the nutria's habits and...
    • Dunes

    • Wildlife refuges; Marine environments;
    • View of the dunes on Bulls Island.
    • Dunes on Bulls Island

    • Wildlife refuges; Marine environments;
    • Wrack line reveals last high tide mark near the dunes.
    • Female Chinook Being Spawned

    • Fish hatcheries; Fisheries management; Fishes; Employees (USFWS); Biologists (USFWS); Work of the Service;
    • The eggs are removed from the females and placed in a container. Each female Chinook has between 4,000-5,000 eggs.
    • First Catch of Stocked Gila Trout

    • Threatened species; Fisheries management; Fishes; Fishing;
    • John Marvin of Sierra Vista, Arizona caught the first Gila trout in Arizona just moments after the native fish were stocked in Frye Mesa Reservoir in the Pinaleno Mountains on Feb. 23, 2010. Marvin, a member of the San Pedro Fly Casters...
    • Gila Trout in Net

    • Threatened species; Fisheries management; Fishes; Fishing;
    • Gila trout just prior to its release into the Frye Mesa Reservoir.
    • Gila Trout Release

    • Threatened species; Fisheries management; Fishes; Fishing;
    • Arizona Game and Fish Department Fish Specialist Jason Kline releases native Gila trout into Frye Mesa Reservoir in the Pinaleno Mountains on Feb. 23, 2010. The project, funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, created the first Gila...

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