Montana: Endangered Species Grants
Help Keep “ Big Sky Country” Big
“ That’s one of the most productive bull trout streams
in the country,” said Fish and Wildlife Service
biologist Bob Lee of the headwaters of the Bull River
Species Status categories:
at- risk species — species of plants and animals that are
Federal candidate species and those that the Service
has not identified as candidate species, but are facing
threat( s) and are potential...
Izembek National Wildlife Refuge lies between the highly productive waters of the Bering Sea and the Gulf of Alaska. Within the heart of the Refuge is Izembek Lagoon, a 30-mile long and 5-mile wide coastal ecosystem that contains one of the world's...
Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge; AMNWR; Birds; Coastal environments; Islands; biology; work of the refuge; Aleutians; Aleutian Islands; Invasive species; invasives; invasive Plants
Orange Hawkweed, known also as "devilweed" has invaded many communities in Alaska. It is recognized as an ecologically invasive plant and noxious weed in the United States and Canada and threatens biodiversity. Once established ,it quickly...
Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge; AMNWR; Birds; Marine birds; Coastal environments; Islands; Biology; work of the refuge; Aleutians; Aleutian Islands; Delarof Islands
2006, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologistsclimb the cliffs of Ulak Island searching for seabird burrows. Information gathered is used in determining the health of particular bird species in the refuge
Alaska Maritme NWR biologists utilized 3 border collies trained by Rob Lewis of Corvallis Oregon in their recovery effort of Aleutian Cackling geese populations which were listed as endangered in 1973, upgraded to threatened in 1991, and...