Engineering Award; Upper Mississippi Refuge; Stoddard Islands Environmental Management Program; Jim Nissen; Keith Beseke; Seven Wonders of Engineering; Wisconsin DNR; U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Jim Nissen and Keith Beseke with an Engineering Award, "Seven Wonders of Engineering"at Upper Mississippi Refuge, Stoddard Islands Environmental Management Program, " presented by the Wisconsin DNR and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Bird banding; Birds; Connecting people with nature; Employees (USFWS); Marine birds; Shorebirds; Surveying;
NCTC Deputy Director Jim Willis, handles a young brown pelican while participating in a bird banding/survey event conducted on New Dump Island - a manmade island located in Core Sound just off the town of Atlantic N.C.
Manatees swim close to the surface and frequently come up for air. They also come to Florida in the summer months. Manatees will probably run into the oil spill in the Gulf, and there could be very serious results.