Biologist Dean Kildaw's work for Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge included weighing and banding Red-legged Kittiwakes. These images are from St. George Island in the Pribilofs of Alaska's Bering Sea.
Apalachicola, FL July 19, 2010. St. Vincent National Wildlife Refuge personnel remove the 5th of about 50 sea turtle nests at St. Vincent National Wildlife Refuge. Sand from the nest insulates about 130 eggs in a Styrofoam box.
The M/V Citrus, a freighter, collided with another ship while loading cargo at sea off of St. Paul Island in the Pribilofs in 1996. The collision punctured some of the Citrus's fuel tanks resulting in bunker fuel oil leaking into the sea oiling...
ALASKA MARITIME NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE; AMNWR; Birds; birding; Marine birds ; rats; habitat; Coastal environments; biology. Rat prevention
Local ordinances for the Villages of St. Paul and St. George prohibit rat infested ships from entering the harbor, allow for inspection of ships and requires fish processing plants to maintain a rodent prevention program.