What benefits do inspectors earn?
Wildlife inspectors enjoy all the
benefits of Federal employment,
including a generous retirement
plan with substantial investment
opportunities. Inspectors earn 13 to
26 days of annual leave each year
Two FWS biologists tagging a wood stork. Wood storks are widespread in Central and South America, but declined to alarmingly low numbers in the United States. At the turn of the century, there were over 150,000 wood storks living in Florida,...
Turk's cap lily is the tallest of the native American lilies, typically growing 4 to 6 feet tall and is native to eastern North America in wet meadows and moist woods from New Hampshire south to Georgia and Alabama.
Trash is sometimes dumped on national wildlife refuges. Here is an example of where people have dumped household refuse at a refuge. This requires additional resources to clean up an haul away these materials.
Endangered species; Reptiles; Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge; Georgia
The Gopher Tortoise is one of four tortoises that live in North America. It has been estimated that the Florida population will be reduced nearly 70% by 2000 A.D. and could be eliminated from all but protected lands by 2025 A.D. A combination of...