History; Wildlife refuges; Water management; Employees (USFWS);
Tom Woods, Manager of the refuge, examining water outlet, which supplies fresh water for the refuge. Due to the generosity of Ding Darling, former chief of the former Bureau of Biological Survey, this water oulet was installed.
A moment of quiet reflection on the northern reaches of the Mississippi River, as Bureau of Biological Survey chief Ira Gabrielson (1889-1977) casts a line off a vessel of the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge during a 1937...
Environmental Defense, a nonprofit organization, was
the key in reaching out to Long and provided funding
for biologists to conduct population surveys for the
toad on his property. Long is helping Environmental
Defense and the Service promote...
“ Conservation districts have long
advocated that natural resources
conservation must come from
voluntary, incentive- based approaches.
For species conservation, it is clear
that success lies in flexible tools and
incentives that promote...
Cigar-chomping Ira Noel Gabrielson (1889-1997), second chief of the Bureau of Biological Survey, studies a report during a 1937 site inspection and Congressional tour of Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge. Gabrielson was...
Dear Friends and Neighbors,
Private landowners, large and small, play a vital role conserving habitat for fish, wildlife, and plants. In
fact, more than two- thirds of the nation’s threatened and endangered species use habitat found on...
Clarence Rhode (d.1958) traversed the Yukon River by rowboat as a boy, flew the Alaskan outback as a bush pilot during the Second World War, and supervised the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s aircraft division in Alaska following his Army...