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    • "Shell Mound Archeological Site"

    • Recreation; Artifacts; Historic sites; Wildlife refuges; Signs;
    • This ancient feature was initially created by Archaic cultures and completed by Woodland period cultures. Its height was reached by the discarding the shells of their food source - oysters, clams, and other mollusks. over a 6,000 time span. Once...
    • Atlantic salmon smolts

    • Aquaculture; Anadromous species; Endangered 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...
    • Big Muddy National Wildlife Refuge sign

    • Wetland restoration; Wildlife refuges; Work of the Service;
    • The Big Muddy National Fish and Wildlife Refuge was created in September of 1994 ". . .for the development, advancement, management, conservation and protection of fish and wildlife resources ." The refuge has grown to over 10,000 acres via...
    • Black rhinoceros

    • Mammals; Extinctions;
    • The African black rhinoceros is an extinct subspecies. Historically, it once occurred across most of the west African savanna. Until recently, only a few individuals survived in northern Cameroon, but on July 8, 2006 the World Conservation Union...
    • Diversity!

    • Aquatic birds; Aquatic environments; Biodiversity; Birds; Coastal environments; Environments (Natural); Estuarine environments; Marine birds; Marine environments; Ponds; Public access; Sanctuaries; Scenics; Wading birds; Wildlife refuges;
    • Several species of birds can be found at feeding time on the refuge, including Roseate spoonbills. This is a feeding frenzy for the lucky visitor, where all the birds frolic about trying to get a meal at once.
    • Egmont Key North Battery

    • Buildings, facilities and structures; Wildlife refuges;
    • The Egmont Key National Wildlife Refuge, was established in 1974 and protects a diverse community of animals and plants, many of which are either threatened or endangered. This island refuge was once the site of the former United States Army Fort...
    • Equipment used for fire control at Seney National Wildlife Refuge

    • Wildlife Refuges; Forest fires; Fire management; Fires; Equipment; Landscape photography;
    • Fire equipment at Seney National Wildlife Refuge. The refuge was established in 1935 as a refuge and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife. The wild land that today is the refuge has not always appeared so wild. This is a land that...
    • FWS Employee Checks Area After Prescribed Burn

    • Resource management; Prescribed burning; Work of the Service;Wildlife refuges
    • Many of the refuges in the National Wildlife Refuge system use prescribed fire to achieve desired habitat conditions. Fire is often used to replace the naturally occurring wildfires that once played a major role in the development and maintenance...
    • FWS employee examines shell mound

    • Recreation; Artifacts; Historic sites; Wildlife refuges;
    • This ancient feature was initially created by Archaic cultures and completed by Woodland period cultures. Its height was reached by the discarding the shells of their food source - oysters, clams, and other mullosks. over a 6,000 time span. Once...
    • FWS Employee examines shell mound

    • Recreation; Artifacts; Historic sites; Wildlife refuges;
    • This ancient feature was initially created by Archaic cultures and completed by Woodland period cultures. Its height was reached by the discarding the shells of their food source - oysters, clams, and other mullosks. over a 6,000 time span. Once...
    • FWS Employee examines shells from ancient shell mound

    • Recreation; Artifacts; Historic sites; Wildlife refuges;
    • This ancient feature was initially created by Archaic cultures and completed by Woodland period cultures. Its height was reached by the discarding the shells of their food source - oysters, clams, and other mullosks. over a 6,000 time span. Once...
    • Gray wolf release

    • Endangered species; Mammals; Monitoring; Wildlife management;
    • A gray wolf fitted with a radio collar is released into the wild. The gray wolf or Canis lupus, often known simply as the wolf, is the largest extant wild member of the Canidae family. Though once abundant over much of Eurasia, North Africa and...
    • Malhuer lake bird's nest

    • History; Historic sites; Birds; Habitat conservation; Wildlife refuges;
    • Bird nest located in Malheur lake, 1908. Finley and Bohlman photos of the area in 1908 helped President Roosevelt declare Malheur a bird refuge in 1908. Malheur was once threatened by plume hunters until it was declared a refuge.
    • Moose Creek Bridge, Alaska

    • Rivers and streams;
    • Chickaloon Village fish biologist Brian Winnestaffer surveys a reach of Moose Creek where a railroad once bridged the stream. Mary Price/USFWS.
    • Nihoa Island from ship

    • Adults; Birds; Coastal environments; Islands; Research; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Bird banding; Endangered species;
    • Nihoa Island from ship. The Nihoa Millerbird is a tiny land bird that was discovered on the island of Nihoa in 1923. Another subspecies once occurred on Laysan Island, where it went extinct in the early 20th century after the island was devegetated...
    • Nihoa Island from ship

    • Adults; Birds; Coastal environments; Islands; Research; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Bird banding; Endangered species;
    • Nihoa Island from ship. The Nihoa Millerbird is a tiny land bird that was discovered on the island of Nihoa in 1923. Another subspecies once occurred on Laysan Island, where it went extinct in the early 20th century after the island was devegetated...
    • Nihoa Island from ship

    • Adults; Birds; Coastal environments; Islands; Research; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Bird banding; Endangered species;
    • Nihoa Island from ship. The Nihoa Millerbird is a tiny land bird that was discovered on the island of Nihoa in 1923. Another subspecies once occurred on Laysan Island, where it went extinct in the early 20th century after the island was devegetated...
    • Nihoa Millerbird

    • Adults; Birds; Coastal environments; Islands; Research; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Bird banding; Endangered species;
    • Field Teams search for Nihoa Millerbird. The Nihoa millerbird is a tiny land bird measuring approximately 5 inches in length that was discovered on the island of Nihoa in 1923. Another subspecies once occurred on Laysan Island, where it went...
    • Nihoa Millerbird Translocation

    • Adults; Birds; Coastal environments; Islands; Research; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Endangered species;
    • Caring for Nihoa Millerbirds after capture. The Nihoa millerbird is a tiny land bird measuring approximately 5 inches in length that was discovered on the island of Nihoa in 1923. Another subspecies once occurred on Laysan Island, where it went...
    • Nihoa MIllerbird Translocation

    • Birds; Research; Adults; Coastal environments; Islands;
    • The Nihoa millerbird is a tiny land bird measuring approximately 5 inches in length that was discovered on the island of Nihoa in 1923. Another subspecies once occurred on Laysan Island, where it went extinct in the early 20th century after the...

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