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    • Chucky Madtom

    • Freshwater fishes; Endangered species;
    • A small catfish, the chucky madtom is found in the upper Tennessee River system in Tennessee. Currently, only three chucky madtoms have been collected from one stream, Little Chucky Creek, since 2000.
    • Jetbead root

    • Plants; Invasive species; Habitat restoration; Training; Vegetation; Work of the Service;
    • A student enrolled in WLD2139 Invasive Plant Management, a course offered at the USFWS National Conservation Training Center examines the root system of a jetbead he dug up - an invasive exotic shrub from Asia most likely spread from landscape...
    • Jetbead removal

    • Plants; Invasive species; Habitat restoration; Training; Vegetation; Work of the Service;
    • A student enrolled in WLD2139 Invasive Plant Management, a course offered at the USFWS National Conservation Training Center removes jetbead, an invasive exotic shrub from Asia most likely spread from landscape plantings. This student tried to get...
    • Shorebirds

    • Birds; Aquatic birds; Coastal environments; Wildlife refuges;
    • A variety of shorebirds grace refuge waters.
    • First Fish In The Net

    • Recreation; Sport fishing; Fishing;
    • A youngster gleefully watches his first fish being netted, a fat 17 inch rainbow trout; as his father and grandfather celebrate with him. The family outing was on a small lake near the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Swan Lake Canoe System
    • American Alligator

    • Reptiles; Wildlife refuges; Similarity of Appearance (Threatened);
    • An alligator suns by the shore.
    • American alligator

    • Reptiles; Wildlife refuges; Similarity of Appearance (Threatened);
    • An alligator suns by the shore.
    • Whooping Cranes at Aransas National Wildlife Refuge

    • Aransas;Refuge Centennial; Birds; History;Endangered species; Texas
    • Aransas National Wildlife Refuge, north of Corpus Christi, Texas, is one of the National Wildlife Refuge System’s premier units, in large part because of the role it has played in the recovery of the endangered whooping crane, a 5-foot-tall white...
    • Lamar National Fish Hatchery

    • Resource management; Work of the service;
    • Biologists at Lamar National Fish Hatchery in Pennsylvania work in the laboratory. National Fish Hatcheries either produce eggs for broodstock or rear young fish for stocking into the nation's waters. In 1996, the National Fish Hatchery system...
    • Building an Alaska cabin foundation

    • Buildings, facilities and structures; Recreation; Hunting; Fishing; Snowmobiling
    • Building a cabin in sub-arctic Alaska. The cabin foundation is put into place with a block and tackle in the interior of Alaska. The usual mode of transportation to these off-road system structures is snowmobile, or, more commonly called, snow...
    • Releasing Endangered Masked Bobwhite Quail

    • refuge centennial; History; Endangered species; Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge; Resource management
    • By the 1970's, an added responsibility emerged for America’s National Wildlife Refuge System – promoting the recovery of Federally-listed endangered and threatened species, some of which found their last sanctuary on undeveloped tracts of...
    • Castle Rock in California

    • Coastal environments; Scenics; Islands;
    • Castle Rock a 14-acre island located less than 2 miles off the coast of Crescent City, California. A part of the National Wildlife Refuge System, Castle Rock is the second largest seabird breeding colony along the California coast, hosting more...
    • 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 Hunting

    • Recreation; Wildlife refuges; Hunting;
    • Duck Hunting at Swanquarter National Wildlife Refuge
    • Adam Grimm, Duck Stamp artist

    • Wildlife refuges; Art; Exhibits;
    • Duck stamp contest artist Adam Grimm at Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge celebrating the Centennial of the Refuge system and International Migratory Bird Day. 2000 Federal Duck Stamp Contest
    • FWS Employee Checks in Hunter at Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge

    • Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge; Maryland; Law enforcement; Resource management
    • EASTERN NECK NWR HUNTER CHECK IN. A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service official checks in a hunter at Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge in Maryland. The 1997 National Wildlife Refuge System Improvement Act gives priority to certain...
    • Environmental Education at Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge

    • Wildlife refuges;Environmental education;Children
    • ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION: CHILDREN BEFORE A WETLAND AT LAKE WOODRUFF NWR. Recreation and education are important functions of the Refuge System. This environmental education program at Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge in Florida is one of...
    • Birds in flight

    • Birds; Aquatic birds; Coastal environments; Wildlife refuges;
    • Flock of various water birds including Roseate spoonbills, white Ibises, Snowy egrets, and Great egrets.

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