Many ships travel Great Circle Routes from Asia to the west coast of the US and back. Many of these ships have no tracking devices or oil-spill contingency plans, if they have no planned stops at US ports. When wrecks and groundings occur the risk...
This booklet provides information for citizen stewards and
landowners, who embody President Bush’s vision of cooperative
conservation— a vision built upon innovation, local ideas, inspiration
and incentives, and on- the- ground...
U. S. Fish & Wildlife Service
http:// www. fws. gov
The U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service is
responsible under the Endangered Species Act
for conserving our nation’s imperiled species
and their habitats, working in cooperation...
Our most common salamander. Two color forms. There is no larval aquatic stage; complete development takes place inside the egg.
A lungless salamander, breathing through its skin and mouth lining. Red-backed form has a distinct reddish stripe down...
Amphibians; Children; Connecting people with nature; Education; Education outreach; Environmental education; Interpretation; Public access; Reptiles; Visitor services; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing; Work of the Service; Youth;
An environmental education student gets to feel the back of a young alligator on the refuge.
Amphibians; Children; Connecting people with nature; Education; Education outreach; Environmental education; Interpretation; Public access; Reptiles; Visitor services; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing; Work of the Service; Youth; Adults;
This little girl doesn't want to give this alligator back. Part of the fun people can enjoy at the refuge.
Two manatee nuzzling noses together in Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge. Note scars on back on one manatee from boat propeller. For more information about manatees visit
Two manatee surfacing to breathe in Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge. Note scar on back of one manatee from boat propeller. For more information on manatees visit http://www.fws.gov/northflorida/manatee/manatees.htm
The common loon is best known for its call and is one of the most recognizable wilderness sounds. The loon is a large bird, about 28 to 36 inches, and has a thick, pointed, black bill. In breeding plumage the loon's head and neck are black with...