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    • Wood Bison Calf

    • Wood Bison Calf
    • Mammals; Endangered species;
    • During the early 1800s, wood bison numbers were estimated at 168,000, but by the late 1800s, the subspecies was nearly eliminated. Excessive hunting was the primary factor leading to population decline. Another factor that is thought to have played...
    • Willamette Daisy

    • Willamette Daisy
    • Wildflowers; Prairies; Vegetation; Valleys; Endangered species;
    • image of the endangered Willamette Daisy. Willamette Valley prairies support a wide range of interesting plants. Because plants are the core of the prairie, prairie preservation and management should start with a fundamental understanding of...
    • Wildlife interpreter at Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge

    • Wildlife interpreter at Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge
    • Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing; Visitor services; Interpretation;
    • Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge was established to conserve white-fronted geese, other waterfowl and migratory birds, moose, caribou, and furbearers; to fulfill treaty obligations; to provide for continued subsistence uses; and to ensure necessary...
    • Wildlife cleaning station

    • Wildlife cleaning station
    • Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Hunting; Fishing; Leisure activities;
    • This is a picture of a wildlife cleaning station by a waterway at the refuge. Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge was established to conserve white-fronted geese, other waterfowl and migratory birds, moose, caribou, and furbearers; to fulfill treaty...
    • Whooping Cranes at Aransas National Wildlife Refuge

    • 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...
    • White-Topped Aster

    • White-Topped Aster
    • Wildflowers; Prairies; Vegetation; Valleys;
    • Image of the white-topped aster. Willamette Valley prairies support a wide range of interesting plants. Because plants are the core of the prairie, prairie preservation and management should start with a fundamental understanding of plants.
    • White-haired Goldenrod

    • 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...
    • Wetland sunset

    • Wetland sunset
    • Aquatic birds; Wildlife refuges; Shorebirds; Wetlands; Scenics; Landscape photography;
    • Because of its position on the Atlantic Flyway, Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge is an ideal place for birds to rest, feed, nest, or winter.
    • Wetland sunrise

    • Wetland sunrise
    • Aquatic birds; Wildlife refuges; Shorebirds; Wetlands; Scenics; Landscape photography;
    • Because of its position on the Atlantic Flyway, Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge is an ideal place for birds to rest, feed, nest, or winter. This makes the refuge a great place for bird watching. Over the course of the year, a variety of bird...
    • Western Snowy Plover with Triple Stripe Bands

    • Western Snowy Plover with Triple Stripe Bands
    • Birds; Shorebirds; Threatened species; Coastal environments;
    • The Pacific coast population of western snowy plovers breeds on coastal beaches from southern Washington to southern Baja California, Mexico. Plovers lay their eggs in shallow depressions in sandy or salty areas that generally do not have much...
    • Western Snowy Plover Nest with Eggs

    • Western Snowy Plover Nest with Eggs
    • Birds; Shorebirds; Threatened species; Coastal environments;
    • The Pacific coast population of western snowy plovers breeds on coastal beaches from southern Washington to southern Baja California, Mexico. Plovers lay their eggs in shallow depressions in sandy or salty areas that generally do not have much...
    • Western Snowy Plover Female on Eggs in Nest

    • Western Snowy Plover Female on Eggs in Nest
    • Birds; Shorebirds; Threatened species; Coastal environments;
    • A female western snowy plover sits on her nest. The Pacific coast population of western snowy plovers breeds on coastal beaches from southern Washington to southern Baja California, Mexico. Plovers lay their eggs in shallow depressions in sandy or...
    • Village by waterway

    • Village by waterway
    • Villages; Rivers and streams; Wildlife refuges; Buildings, facilities and structures;
    • Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge was established to conserve white-fronted geese, other waterfowl and migratory birds, moose, caribou, and furbearers; to fulfill treaty obligations; to provide for continued subsistence uses; and to ensure necessary...
    • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service pilot poses beside a seaplane

    • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service pilot poses beside a seaplane
    • Aircraft; Aviation; Transportation; Wildlife refuges; Service patch; Work of the Service;
    • Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge was established to conserve white-fronted geese, other waterfowl and migratory birds, moose, caribou, and furbearers; to fulfill treaty obligations; to provide for continued subsistence uses; and to ensure necessary...

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