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    • White-haired Goldenrod

    • Flowering plants; Plants; Endangered species;
    • This yellow flower is threatened. The primary threat to the survival of white-haired goldenrod is the many visitors to rockshelters in the Red River Gorge area each year. In 1989, approximately 260,000 people visited the Red River Gorge Geological...
    • Short's Goldenrod

    • Flowering plants; Plants; Endangered species; Endangered species;
    • Short's goldenrod is a rhizomatous perennial generally 2 to 2 and one-half feet tall, with alternately arranged narrow leaves about 2 to 4 inches long and O.2 to O.6 of an inch wide. The largest leaves occur near the middle of the stem. Yellow...
    • Short's Goldenrod

    • Flowering plants; Plants; Endangered species;
    • Short's goldenrod is a rhizomatous perennial generally 2 to 2 and one-half feet tall, with alternately arranged narrow leaves about 2 to 4 inches long and O.2 to O.6 of an inch wide. The largest leaves occur near the middle of the stem. Yellow...
    • Bobcat

    • Mammals; Wildlife;
    • Bobcat crouched beside dried vegetation near road. Bobcats are medium-sized cats and cousin to the lynx. Their coat varies in color from shades of buff or brown fur with spotted or lined markings in dark brown or black. Their habitat varies from...
    • Bon Secour Maintenance worker Jerry Dunn

    • Oil spills; Employees (USFWS);
    • July 1, 2010 Gulf Shores, AL - Most marsh areas are protected by boom. Since the spill began, Bon Secour Maintenance worker Jerry Dunn routinely checks the shoreline/boom three times a week. Photo by Bonnie Strawser.
    • FWS employees inspect shoreline

    • Oil spills; Employees (USFWS);
    • July 1, 2010 Gulf Shores, AL - Most marsh areas are protected by boom. Since the spill began, Bon Secour Maintenance worker Jerry Dunn routinely checks the shoreline/boom three times a week. Photo by Bonnie Strawser.
    • Oil spill booms

    • Oil spills; Wildlife refuges; Boats;
    • Double booms laid by British Petroleum (BP) contractors to protect key areas of North Breton, Breton National Wildlife Refuge, in anticipation of incoming oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill.
    • Attwater's prairie chicken

    • Birds; Game birds; Endangered species;
    • An endangered sub-species of prairie chicken, small numbers found only in Texas in isolated areas and on the Attwater Prairie Chicken National Wildlife Refuge, Texas.
    • Greater Sage Grouse

    • Birds;
    • One of the most interesting aspects of the greater sage-grouse is its nearly complete reliance on sagebrush. These birds cannot survive in areas where sagebrush does not exist.
    • Beach closure signage

    • Coastal environments; Habitat conservation; Wildlife refuges; Signs;
    • Area of beach closed to public to protect bird nesting areas.
    • Artificial Owl Burrows Installed in Las Vegas

    • Species of concern; Habitat fragmentation; Habitat conservation; Urban environments; Deserts; Birds; Wildlife management;
    • Workers construct an artificial owl burrow in Las Vegas' urban areas in order to protect the Western Burrowing Owl.
    • Building duck wing terraces

    • Wildlife refuges; Habitat conservation;
    • Terraces help reduce the impact of wind and waves in areas where marshland is threatened due to erosion.
    • Checkerboard terraces

    • Wildlife refuges; Habitat conservation;
    • Terraces help reduce the impact of wind and waves in areas where marshland is threatened due to errosion.

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