Resources and Contacts
For information about cooperative conservation
opportunities, contact the U. S. Fish and Wildlife
Service office for your State.
( Region 1)
Endangered Species Program Office
1- 503- 231- 6118
www. fws. gov/...
Adults; Connecting people with nature; Wildlife viewing; Wildlife refuges; Photography;
View of a photographer at Kenai National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. Alaska is a land of awe-inspiring beauty and fish and wildlife spectacles, and the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge is a microcosm of all this wonderful state has to offer.
Izembek National Wildlife Refuge lies between the highly productive waters of the Bering Sea and the Gulf of Alaska. Within the heart of the Refuge is Izembek Lagoon, a 30-mile long and 5-mile wide coastal ecosystem that contains one of the world's...
Picture shows two people standing by an airplane in Alaska. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, a vast and beautiful wilderness, is an intact continuum of six different ecological zones spanning some 200 miles north to south. Such a diverse...
ALASKA MARITIME NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE; AMNWR; Birds; birding; Aleutian Islands; Aleutians; habitat; Islands; Coastal environments; grouse; ptarmigan; restoration; biodiversity; bioprojects; Near Islands; work of the refuge
2005 Attu Island is part of the Near Islands group in the Aleutian Islands of Alaska. It is the last stronghold of Evermann's Rock Ptarmigan, which were decimated from other islands in the group by non-native foxes. Ptarmigan from this osland...
Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge; AMNWR; Birds; Coastal environments; Islands; biology; work of the refuge; Aleutians; Aleutian Islands; Invasive species; invasives; invasive Plants
Orange Hawkweed, known also as "devilweed" has invaded many communities in Alaska. It is recognized as an ecologically invasive plant and noxious weed in the United States and Canada and threatens biodiversity. Once established ,it quickly...
Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge; AMNWR; Birds; Coastal environments; Islands; Biology; work of the refuge; Raptors; Islands and Ocean Visitor Center
In the summer of 2006, a pair of bald eagles nested on the south side of Beluga Slough near the Islands and Ocean Visitor Center in Homer, Alaska. Thousands of visitors were able to watch the nest building and rearing of the young until fledging...