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    • Service’s Fallen Comrades Memorial

    • Work of the Service; Memorial; Art; History;
    • Inscription for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Fallen Comrades Memorial: In tribute to the men and women of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service who died protecting America's natural resources. We honor them and remember their sacrifice for...
    • Black-footed ferret recovery plan (Original approval: June 14, 1978).

    • Wildlife; Endangered species; Wildlife restoration; Captive breeding; Reintroduction;Rare species
    • Published August 8, 1988. The Black-footed Ferret Recovery Plan outlines steps for recovery of the black-footed ferret (Mustela niorioes) throughout its historical range. Evidence suggests that the ferret was widely distributed and was probably...
    • Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival Birdwalk in Beluga Slough

    • Wildlife viewing; Birds watching; Birding; Festivals; Wildlife refuges; AMNWR; Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge; Alaska;
    • Participants of a Bird Walk gather at Beluga Slough in Homer, Alaska during the Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival which is held each May on the weekend closest to the 9th of May. The festival is sponsored by Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge...
    • Chincoteague Island Drawbridge

    • Wildlife refuges; Water management; Transportation; Buildings, facilities and structures;
    • This bridge was demolished in January of 2011. The current bridge replaced an old swing bridge that online records say was built around 1940. The number of photographs and paintings of the old bridge may equal the number of people who passed over...
    • Kincaid's Lupine

    • Wildflowers; Prairies; Vegetation; Valleys; Threatened species;
    • Image of the threatened Kincaid's Lupine. Willamette Valley prairies support a wide range of interesting plants. Because plants are the core of the prairie, prairie preservation and management should start with a fundamental understanding of plants.
    • Fender's Blue Butterfly

    • Wildflowers; Prairies; Vegetation; Valleys; Insects; Endangered species;
    • Image of an endangered female Fender's Blue Butterfly. Willamette Valley prairies support a wide range of interesting plants. Because plants are the core of the prairie, prairie preservation and management should start with a fundamental...
    • Wet Prairie Spores

    • Wildflowers; Prairies; Vegetation;
    • View of a prairie dominated by wet prairie spores.
    • Mule's Ears

    • Wildflowers; Prairies; Vegetation;
    • Mule's Ear blooms from May to August and grows in grassy open wooded hillsides.
    • FWS Biologists Study Eastern Box Turtles

    • Wertheimer National Wildlife Refuge; New York; Reptiles; Endangered species
    • FWS BIOLOGISTS STUDY EASTERN BOX TURTLE. Service biologists study Eastern box turtles, prized for their small size and bright colors. International trade in the species to satisfy the demand for them as pets, combined with declining populations,...
    • Watershed Environmental Education

    • water; volunteer; New Hamshire;
    • FWS volunteer, George May shows how a watershed works to a group of school children from Florence Rideout Elementary in Wilton, New Hamshire. May, 2002
    • American Bittern

    • Wading birds; Birds;
    • The American Bittern is found all across the country but prefers habitats that include freshwater wetlands with tall emergent vegetation where they can hide. Although you may not see them, you would have no problem hearing them as Bitterns have a...
    • White-tipped Reef Sharks

    • Underwater photography; Fishes; Marine environments; Islands;
    • Divers happened upon 15 white-tipped reef sharks sleeping next to the northwest seawall, where there are usually only one to three white-tips indicating that it may have been mating season for the sharks. The sharks were photographed in...
    • Eastern Island Wetland Damage

    • Tropical environments; Islands; Wildlife refuges; Wetlands; Weather impacts;
    • Refuge staff has observed dramatic drops in the level of the water in wetlands on Eastern Island since the tsunami. The refuge is working with a hydrologist to understand if the tsunami may have had any long term effects on the island’s fresh...
    • Snow-Covered Tree

    • Trees; Wildlife refuges; Snow;
    • Snow-covered tree at Cape May National Wildlife Refuge, NJ.
    • Snow-Covered Pines

    • Trees; Snow; Wildlife refuges;
    • Snow-covered pine trees at Cape May National Wildlife Refuge, NJ.
    • Thread-leaved brodiaea

    • Threatened species; Plants;
    • Thread-leaved brodiaea is a purple-flowered perennial herb with flower stalks 8 to 16 inches tall. It blooms from late April to early June and is typically found on gentle hillsides, valleys, and floodplains within moderately moist plant...
    • Golden Paintbrush (CALE)

    • Threatened species; Plants;
    • Golden paintbrush is a perennial herb in the figwort or snapdragon family (Scrophulariaceae). It often has from 5-to-15 unbranched stems. The stems may be erect or spreading, in the latter case giving the appearance of being several plants,...
    • Golden Paintbrush (CALE)

    • Threatened species; Plants;
    • Golden paintbrush is a perennial herb in the figwort or snapdragon family (Scrophulariaceae). It often has from 5-to-15 unbranched stems. The stems may be erect or spreading, in the latter case giving the appearance of being several plants,...

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