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    • 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...
    • Arkansas: Bald Knob granary

    • Floods; Natural disasters; Wildlife refuges; Buildings, facilities and structures;
    • The granary at Bald Knob National Wildlife Refuge in White County, Arkansas was flooded by May 6.
    • Arkansas: Bald Knob granary aerial

    • Floods; Natural disasters; Wildlife refuges; Buildings, facilities and structures;
    • Taken May 3, this aerial photograph shows the granary at Bald Knob National Wildlife Refuge in White County, Arkansas. The refuge owns the facility, which is run by a co-op farmer.
    • Arkansas: Cache River Boat Ramp Kiosk

    • Floods; Natural disasters; Wildlife refuges; Buildings, facilities and structures;
    • Only the top of a kiosk on a boat ramp is still dry on May 8 at Cache River National Wildlife Refuge near Augusta, Arkansas.
    • Atlantic Salmon Release

    • education; Fishes; children; connecting people with nature;
    • Children from Florence Rideout Elementary School in Wilton, New Hampshire take part in the Adopt a Salmon program and release Atlantic Salmon fry that were raised in their classroom. May, 2002
    • Atlantic salmon release

    • Environmental education; Fishes; ; Children; Education outreach; Events; Connecting people with nature;
    • Children from Florence Rideout Elementary School in Wilton, New Hampshire take part in the Adopt a Salmon program and release Atlantic salmon fry that were raised in their classroom in May, 2002
    • Atlantic salmon release

    • Fishes; Children; Education outreach; Connecting people with nature; Events;
    • Children from Florence Rideout Elementary School in Wilton, New Hampshire take part in the Adopt-a-Salmon program and release Atlantic Salmon fry that were raised in their classroom in May 2002.
    • Atlantic salmon smolts

    • Aquaculture; Anadromous species; Endangered and/or Threatened species; Fishes; Fisheries management;
    • Atlantic salmon spend the first two years of life in the fresh water habitats of their native stream (occasionally three, depending upon food availability). At two years of age, the fish undergo the process of smoltification, resulting in changes...
    • Biologists with tranquilized gray wolf

    • Mammals; Work of the Service; Employees (USFWS); Personnel; Monitoring; Radio telemetry; Endangered and/or Threatened species;
    • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologists Mike Jimenez (left) and Ed Bangs (right) take blood samples from a tranquilized wolf after fitting it with a radio collar during collaring operations in Yellowstone National Park May 2003. Higher resolution...
    • Blue violet

    • Plants; Flowering plants;
    • Flowering plant;Westerly Rhode Island Town Forests; Close-up view of a blue violet Taken May 11, 2003 by Mark A. Engler.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Brown pelicans

    • Birds; Oil spills; Shorebirds; Wildlife refuges;
    • There are 1,300 brown pelican nests on Breton Island. Brown pelicans have recently been downlisted from endangered to threatened. Photo taken on May 3, 2010 as the oil spill approaches the Gulf Coast. Boom can be seen in the background.
    • 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...
    • Common loon

    • Aquatic birds; Birds;
    • The common loon is best known for its call and is one of the most recognizable wilderness sounds. The loon is a large bird, about 28 to 36 inches, and has a thick, pointed, black bill. In breeding plumage the loon's head and neck are black with...

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