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    • Duckwater Shoshone Tribe

    • Native Americans; Habitat restoration; Fishes; Fisheries management;
    • The Pacific Southwest Region of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced their three awardees of the agency’s 2010 Recovery Champion Award. The Duckwater Shoshone Tribe have partnered with us and an interagency team to preserve and...
    • Buena Vista Lake Ornate Shrew

    • Rodents; Endangered and/or Threatened species;
    • The Buena Vista Lake shrew formerly occupied the marshlands of the San Joaquin Valley and the Tulare Basin. Its range has become much restricted due to the loss of lakes and sloughs in the area. It has been recorded from the Kern Lake Preserve area...
    • Golden Paintbrush (CALE)

    • Plants;Endangered and/or Threatened species
    • Golden paintbrush is a perennial herb in the figwort or snapdragon family (Scrophulariaceae). It often has from 5-to-15 unbranched stems. The stems may be erect or spreading, in the latter case giving the appearance of being several plants,...
    • Golden Paintbrush (CALE)

    • Plants; Endangered and/or Threatened species
    • Golden paintbrush is a perennial herb in the figwort or snapdragon family (Scrophulariaceae). It often has from 5-to-15 unbranched stems. The stems may be erect or spreading, in the latter case giving the appearance of being several plants,...
    • Marsh burn at Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge

    • Fire management;
    • Burning marshes opens new nesting grounds for migratory birds at Tule Lake NWR. The Tule Marsh is burned intermittently every few years. Tule reeds become thick and choke nesting habitat. Burning removes old growth, inviting new nesting...
    • NCTC Director Slack addresses USFWS Directors' Forum

    • Events; Work of the Service; Meetings; Employees (USFWS); History; Management;
    • NCTC Director, Jay Slack, addresses former and current U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service directors and Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell take a look at the Service's past to better prepare for its future challenges during the April 11, 2014,...
    • USFWS Directors' Forum

    • Events; Work of the Service; Meetings; Employees (USFWS); History; Management;
    • Former and current U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service directors and Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell take a look at the Service's past to better prepare for its future challenges during the April 11, 2014, USFWS Directors' Forum. (From left, Lynn...
    • USFWS Directors' Forum

    • Events; Work of the Service; Meetings; Employees (USFWS); History; Management;
    • Former and current U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service directors and Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell take a look at the Service's past to better prepare for its future challenges during the April 11, 2014, USFWS Directors' Forum. (From left, Lynn...
    • USFWS Directors' Forum

    • Events; Work of the Service; Meetings; Employees (USFWS); History; Management;
    • Former and current U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service directors and Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell take a look at the Service's past to better prepare for its future challenges during the April 11, 2014, USFWS Directors' Forum. (From left, Lynn...
    • Pribilof Island Oil Spill, M/V Citrus 1996 Arctic Fox scavenges for carcasses (Album)

    • Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge; Bering Sea Unit; Biology; Islands; Research; Coastal environments; Scenics; Oil spills; Scavengers; Predation; Shipwrecks
    • When oiled birds and marine mammals become oiled, their feathers and fur lose the ability to keep dry. As water soaks the animal, cold sets in and they will often go ashore tto attempt to get dry and warm. Predators such as these foxes will...
    • President Theodore Roosevelt

    • refuge centennial; History;
    • Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) continues to cast a long and profound shadow in American conservation circles, and nowhere more significant than among the men and women of the National Wildlife Refuge System, where he has become something of a...
    • Dwarf Mongoose

    • Mammals;Wildlife
    • The common dwarf mongoose is primarily found in dry grassland, open forests, and bush land, up to 2,000 m in altitude. It is especially common in areas with many termite mounds, their favorite sleeping place. The species avoids dense forests and...
    • FWS Employee Spraying Melaluka Plant

    • Invasive species; Plants
    • SPRAYING MELALUKA PLANT. Foreign plants and animals that establish themselves in domestic ecosystems sometimes become highly invasive and aggressive - displacing or out competing beneficial native species. Here, a FWS biologist at Loxahatchee NWR...
    • California Gull colony

    • History; Historic sites; Marine birds; Birds; Migratory birds; Shorebirds; Wildlife refuges;
    • Finley and Bohlman hand painted glass slide of California Gull colony at Malheur lake in 1908. Malheur would later become a bird refuge due to Finley and Bohlman photographs in 1908.
    • American White Pelican

    • History; Historic sites; Migratory birds; Marine birds; Birds; Photography; Wildlife refuges;
    • A hand painted glass slide of an American White Pelican with its young at Malheur lake in 1908, photographed by Finley and Bohlman. Finley and Bohlman photographs would help Malheur become a bird refuge in 1908.
    • Black-crowed Night-Heron

    • Habitat conservation; History; Historic sites; Birds; Marine birds; Migratory birds; Photography; Wildlife refuges;
    • 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...
    • Malheur Lake nest site

    • History; Habitat conservation; Birds; Photography; Wildlife refuges;
    • Hand painted glass slide of nest site taken by Finley and Bohlman in 1908 at Malheur lake. Malheur would later become a bird reuge with the help of photgraphs by Finley and Bohlman of the area in 1908.
    • Common Raven

    • History; Birds; Migratory birds; Photography; Wildlife refuges;
    • Hand painted glass slide of a Raven in Flight at Klamath Marsh in 1905 by Finley and Bohlman. Finley and Bohlman photographs would later help this area become a bird refuge in 1908.

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