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    • FWS Employee Moving Buffalo

    • Work of the Service; Wildlife refuges; Service patch;
    • MOVING BUFFALO AT FORT NIOBRARA REFUGE. Grazing is an effective management tool that can benefit a variety of species when it is properly applied. It may also be used in wetland habitats to open choked vegetation and restore plant vigor. Even at...
    • 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...
    • Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival Birdwalk

    • Wildlife viewing; Birds; Events; Wildlife refuges;
    • 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...
    • 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 and/or Threatened 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...
    • 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.
    • Sue Cameron and Charlie Edens search for bog turtles.

    • Similarity of Appearance (Threatened); Surveying; Reptiles; Partnerships; Work of the Service;
    • The bog turtle is the smallest turtle in North America. The species is protected under the Endangered Species Act and faces great threats from both poaching and habitat degradation as the wetlands where they live have disappeared dramatically over...
    • Cynthia Waggoner searches for bog turtles.

    • Similarity of Appearance (Threatened); Surveying; Reptiles; Partnerships; Work of the Service;
    • The bog turtle is the smallest turtle in North America. The species is protected under the Endangered Species Act and faces great threats from both poaching and habitat degradation as the wetlands where they live have disappeared dramatically over...
    • NC Wildlife Resources Commission volunteer April Florey searches for bog turtles.

    • Similarity of Appearance (Threatened); Surveying; Reptiles; Partnerships; Work of the Service;
    • The bog turtle is the smallest turtle in North America. The species is protected under the Endangered Species Act and faces great threats from both poaching and habitat degradation as the wetlands where they live have disappeared dramatically over...
    • NC Wildlife Resources Commission bio tech Dottie Brown looks for bog turtles

    • Similarity of Appearance (Threatened); Surveying; Reptiles; Partnerships; Work of the Service;
    • The bog turtle is the smallest turtle in North America. The species is protected under the Endangered Species Act and faces great threats from both poaching and habitat degradation as the wetlands where they live have disappeared dramatically over...
    • Bog turtle survey team discussing the turtles

    • Similarity of Appearance (Threatened); Surveying; Reptiles; Partnerships; Work of the Service;
    • The bog turtle is the smallest turtle in North America. The species is protected under the Endangered Species Act and faces great threats from both poaching and habitat degradation as the wetlands where they live have disappeared dramatically over...
    • Bog turtle search

    • Similarity of Appearance (Threatened); Surveying; Reptiles; Partnerships; Work of the Service;
    • This image was taken at a Southern Appalachian bog in western North Carolina during a search for bog turtles conducted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission and its volunteers. The bog turtle is...

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