Fire Management; History; Refuge; Employees (USFWS); black and white
10-28-1948 Ernest J. Greenwalt, Manager of the Wichita Wildlife Refuge near Cache, Oklahoma, stands beside the refuge fire-jeep while using the portable radio to contact personnel at refuge headquarters. These radios proved themselves invaluable...
Fish and Wildlife
Who can participate?
Any privately owned land is potentially
eligible for restoration. Most applicants are
individual landowners. For the purposes
of this program, “ privately owned” means
“ Conservation districts have long
advocated that natural resources
conservation must come from
voluntary, incentive- based approaches.
For species conservation, it is clear
that success lies in flexible tools and
incentives that promote...
Environmental Defense, a nonprofit organization, was
the key in reaching out to Long and provided funding
for biologists to conduct population surveys for the
toad on his property. Long is helping Environmental
Defense and the Service promote...
A Black-crowed Night-Heron guarding its nest and eggs while Finley and Bohlman capture a shot at Malheur lake in 1908. Malheur lake would later become a bird refuge in 1908 when President Roosevelt saw photography Finley and Bohlman did of that...
A dramtic shot by Finley and Bohlman of a dead Western Grebe in front of its nest and eggs in an effort to end plume hunting at Malheur Lake. Finley and Bohlman were later successful in ending plume hunting at Malheur when it became a bird refuge...
A Filney and Bohlman hand painted glass slide of California gull's in Klamath Marsh, 1905. "It seems to me that the gull is more nearly at the head of class than any other bird, when it comes to intelligence... he lives s simple, easy life,...
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...
A hand painted glass slide by Finley and Bohlman of birds in flight at Malhuer lake in 1908. Finley and Bohlman's photography of the area would help protect these birds from plume hunters in 1908 when the area was named a bird refuge.
A juvenile black-crowned night heron standing on tree limb. At sunset, when most herons are flying toward their roosting places, the black-crowned herons are leaving the trees where they have spent the day scattering over the marshes to feed. By...
A nest site captured by Finley and Bohlaman in a hand painted glass slide taken at Mlaheur lake in 1908. Finley and Bohlman's photography of the area would help protect it from plume hunters in 1908 when it was declared a bird refuge.