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    • Centuary at Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge

    • Flowering plants; Desert plants; Deserts;
    • Found "no where else on earth" --The spring-loving centaury, Centaurium namophilum, is considered to be endemic to the Ash Meadows area (meaning it is definitely found within the refuge borders but also in adjacent federal and private lands)....
    • President Johnson Signs the Wilderness Act

    • History; Forest conservation; Wilderness;
    • President L.B. Johnson signs the Wilderness Act in the White House Rose Garden, September 1964. Mardy Murie, Alice Zahniser in the foreground with President Johson. Environmental Sciences;
    • Fuel break separates Jamacha fire from community

    • Fire management; Urban environments; Wildlife refuges;
    • The fuel break maintained by the US Fish & Wildlife Service is easily seen between the burned area and the community. One home with wood shingle roofing was damaged by air-borne fire embers. The home was saved by the firefighters but the other 928...
    • Sandhill Cranes

    • Birds; Estuarine environments;
    • Sandhill Cranes at Merced National Wildlife Refuge
    • Stocking Fallen Leaf Lake with Lahontan cutthroat trout.

    • Fish hatcheries; Fisheries management; Fishes; Lakes; Threatened species;
    • Approximately 8,000 Lahontan cutthroat trout were stocked into Fallen Leaf Lake on August 5, 2010, a mile south of Lake Tahoe, as part of the continuing effort to reintroduce the native species to the Tahoe Basin.
    • Stocking Fallen Leaf Lake with cutthroat trout.

    • Fish hatcheries; Fisheries management; Fishes; Lakes; Threatened species;
    • Approximately 8,000 Lahontan cutthroat trout were stocked into Fallen Leaf Lake on August 5, 2010, a mile south of Lake Tahoe, as part of the continuing effort to reintroduce the native species to the Tahoe Basin.
    • USFWS Hoselay to Combat Jamacha Fire

    • Fires; Fire management; Wildlife impacts; Wildlife impacts; Wildlife refuges;
    • US Fish & Wildlife Service Engine 58 supports a hoselay to protect the neighborhood adjacent to Jamacha Fire.
    • Cypress Tree Knees

    • Wildlife refuges; Trees; Wetlands;
    • Cypress Tree Knees on the Little River National Wildlife Refuge. Cypress knees are a distinctive feature of the root system of cypress trees, though their function is unknown.
    • Duck on Pond

    • Birds; Waterfowl; Ponds;
    • Image of a duck on a pond taken by a USFWS employee and then submitted to a 2009 Photo Contest.
    • Flowing River

    • Rivers and streams;
    • Image of a river taken by a USFWS employee and then submitted to a 2009 Photo Contest.
    • Sample Testing of Spawned Salmon

    • Fish hatcheries; Fisheries management; Fishes; Employees (USFWS); Biologists (USFWS); Work of the Service;
    • Scale and genetic testing are performed on some of the fish after they have donated to the spawning process.
    • Spawning Room

    • Fish hatcheries; Fisheries management; Fishes; Employees (USFWS); Biologists (USFWS); Work of the Service;
    • The spawning room at the Spring Creek National Fish Hatchery.
    • Salt Water Is Added to the Eggs

    • Fish hatcheries; Fisheries management; Fishes; Work of the Service;
    • Each batch of eggs is mixed with salt water to assist in fertilization.

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