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    • Seabeach Amaranth

    • Seabeach Amaranth
    • botanicals; ecological services; Plants; Plants; Endangered species species
    • For more information this species and its current listing status visit: http://endangered.fws.gov
    • Seabeach Amaranth

    • Seabeach Amaranth
    • botanical;ecological services;New Jersey; Plants;Plants; Endangered species species
    • For more information this species and its current listing status visit: http://endangered.fws.gov
    • Mussels Research

    • Mussels Research
    • Ohio River Island NWR; West Virginia; mollusks; FWS Employees (USFWS); National Wildlife Refuge
    • FRESHWATER MUSSELS RESEARCH. FWS biologists inspect freshwater mussels at the Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge in West Virginia. Freshwater mussels are filter feeders, taking their nutrients directly from the current where they are...
    • Service’s Fallen Comrades Memorial

    • Service’s Fallen Comrades Memorial
    • Work of the Service; Memorial; Art; History;
    • Inscription for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Fallen Comrades Memorial: In tribute to the men and women of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service who died protecting America's natural resources. We honor them and remember their sacrifice for...
    • Sea turtle nest relocation

    • Sea turtle nest relocation
    • Oil spills; Employees (USFWS); Reptiles; Relocation;
    • June 28, 2010 nest relocation. Sea turtle biologists from many agencies and academia were consulted on a number of options to reduce risk to northern Gulf sea turtle nests, and all of the risks were carefully considered and weighed in light of...
    • Short's Goldenrod

    • 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

    • 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...
    • Roof Top Photovoltaic

    • Roof Top Photovoltaic
    • Green infrastructure; Energy; Buildings, facilities and structures;
    • The American Recovery & Reinvestment Act provided funds for the USFWS to install photovoltaic panels. Photovoltaics is the direct conversion of light into electricity at the atomic level. Some materials exhibit a property known as the photoelectric...
    • Buena Vista Lake Ornate Shrew

    • Buena Vista Lake Ornate Shrew
    • Rodents; Endangered 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...
    • Emerson Parcel Tidal Marsh in California

    • Emerson Parcel Tidal Marsh in California
    • Coastal environments; Coastal restoration; Coastal zone management; Estuarine environments; Habitat restoration;
    • The California Coastal Conservancy was awarded $1 million to help restore 438 acres of leveed grazing lands to a mosaic of open water, tidal channels, intertidal marsh, riparian woodland, and uplands. This project is part a larger effort being...
    • Russian River Ferry

    • Russian River Ferry
    • Rivers and streams; Fishing; Wildlife refuges;
    • The current of the swift Kenai moves the ferry across the river to the south bank. Anglers cross over to fish at the mouth of the Russian River for red (sockeye) salmon.
    • Chincoteague Island Drawbridge

    • Chincoteague Island Drawbridge
    • Wildlife refuges; Water management; Transportation; Buildings, facilities and structures;
    • This bridge was demolished in January of 2011. The current bridge replaced an old swing bridge that online records say was built around 1940. The number of photographs and paintings of the old bridge may equal the number of people who passed over...
    • 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...

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