Jack Bohannan points to a lagoon to inspect the status of 1,300 nesting brown pelicans at North Island, Breton National Wildlife Refuge, along with volunteer Kelby Ouchly (middle), and USFWS Assistant Manager Drew Wirwa.
Grass carp is an Asian fish species that was imported into the United States in the 1960s. Because many conservationists wanted to reduce human dependencies on use of toxic chemicals, This introduction was considered to be an alternative to...
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...
Inspectors clear legal imports and
exports, and stop shipments that
violate the law. They make sure that
wildlife imports and exports are
accompanied by the required permits
and licenses, and verify that the
contents of shipments match the
Wildlife inspectors work closely
with Service special agents and
counterparts from the U. S. Customs
Service and other Federal agencies
that police international trade.
They staff special enforcement
task forces that conduct inspection
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
ALASKA MARITIME NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE; AMNWR; Birds; birding; Marine birds ; rats; habitat; Coastal environments; biology. Rat prevention
Local ordinances for the Villages of St. Paul and St. George prohibit rat infested ships from entering the harbor, allow for inspection of ships and requires fish processing plants to maintain a rodent prevention program.