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    • Work (Wildlife)

    • Work (Wildlife)
    • History; Wildlife refuges;
    • Duncan Development - Before treatment (See FWS 3153 for After treatment photo) Land was cleaned, plowed & planted with grain
    • Wide shot of Buffle Grass, invasive species.

    • Wide shot of Buffle Grass, invasive species.
    • Biological control; Coastal environments; Coastal restoration; Coastal zone management; Ecosystem recovery; Emblems; Employees (USFWS); Grasses; Habitat conservation; Habitat fragmentation; Habitat restoration; Invasive species; Landscape...
    • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employee inspects invasive species, Buffle Grass.
    • Wetland mitigation sign

    • Wetland mitigation sign
    • Environmental Sciences; Environmental quality; Habitat conservation; Industries; Land development; Pollution control; Public policies; Signs; Wetland restoration; Wetlands; Wildlife refuges;
    • Sign says: ... Wetlands Mitigation, Virginia Power, Mt. Storm Power Station; Authorized by the West Virginia Water Resources Section, Division of Environmental Protection, Virginia Power is constructing a double-lined FGD (scrubber) by-product...
    • Western Snowy Plover Adult Feeding

    • Western Snowy Plover Adult Feeding
    • Birds; Shorebirds; Threatened species; Coastal environments;
    • The Pacific Coast population of the western snowy plover is federally listed under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 as threatened. Threats include poor reproductive success, resulting from human disturbance, predation, and inclement weather,...
    • Urban development

    • Urban development
    • Urban environments; Buildings, facilities and structures;
    • A shot is taken on a hill showcasing urban development.
    • Sweetwater Marsh National Wildlife Refuge

    • Sweetwater Marsh National Wildlife Refuge
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    • Sweetwater Marsh NWR, Imperial Beach, California: This bit of salt-marsh habitat, just 315 acres, is all that's left of the huge salt marshes surrounding San Diego Bay. The refuge was developed as a result of a court-ordered settlement over a...
    • Subject Index

    • Subject Index
    • Aerial photography; Agribusiness; Agricultural ecosystems; Agriculture; Air Pollution; Aircraft; Alpine environments; Amphibians; Amphibious vehicles; Anadromous species; Animal industry; Aquaculture; Aquatic animals; Aquatic birds; Aquatic...
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    • Sign: Abernathy Fish Technology Center

    • Sign: Abernathy Fish Technology Center
    • Fish hatcheries; Fisheries management; Fishes; Signs;
    • This is an image of the Abernathy FishTechnology Center entrance sign. The mission of the Abernathy Fish Technology Center is to provide leadership in the scientifically based management of national fishery resources through development of new...
    • Sea turtle nest relocation

    • Sea turtle nest relocation
    • Oil spills; Employees (USFWS); Reptiles; Relocation;
    • June 28, 2010 nest relocation: A steady hand is a must during a nest excavation. Changing the orientation of the embryo in the egg can drastically affect the development of the turtle. Photo by Bonnie Strawser, USFWS.
    • Sea turtle nest excavation

    • Sea turtle nest excavation
    • Oil spills; Relocation; Reptiles;
    • July 9, 2010 - Port St. Joe, FL: Placing eggs in the crate requires extreme caution and care. Tilting or jolting the egg can drastically effect the development of the embryo. Photo by Denise Rowell, USFWS.
    • Road to the beach was damaged during a Mid-Atlantic nor'easter

    • Road to the beach was damaged during a Mid-Atlantic nor'easter
    • Wildlife refuges; Weather impacts; Work of the Service; Floods;
    • This is a picture of Beach Road on Assateague Island. Assateague Island is a Barrier Island which lies to the east of Chincoteague Island. Assateague Island protects Chincoteague Island from the Atlantic Ocean. Assateague Island is approximately...
    • Peacock Larkspur

    • Peacock Larkspur
    • Wildflowers; Prairies; Vegetation; Valleys; Species of concern;
    • The peacock larkspur is found only in the Willamette Valley of Oregon. Presently, the natural vegetation of the Willamette Valley is experiencing a threat not altogether different in magnitude from the Missoula Floods - human development. Since...
    • Parachute beardtongue plant

    • Parachute beardtongue plant
    • Plants; Threatened species;
    • Penstemon debilis was discovered in 1986, and was first described by O’Kane and Anderson in 1987 (pp. 412–416). P. debilis is a mat-forming perennial herb with thick, succulent, bluish leaves, each about 0.8 in. (2 cm) long and 0.4 in. (1 cm)...
    • Parachute beardtongue plant

    • Parachute beardtongue plant
    • Plants; Threatened species;
    • Penstemon debilis was discovered in 1986, and was first described by O’Kane and Anderson in 1987 (pp. 412–416). P. debilis is a mat-forming perennial herb with thick, succulent, bluish leaves, each about 0.8 in. (2 cm) long and 0.4 in. (1 cm)...
    • Parachute beardtongue plant

    • Parachute beardtongue plant
    • Plants; Threatened species;
    • Penstemon debilis was discovered in 1986, and was first described by O’Kane and Anderson in 1987 (pp. 412–416). P. debilis is a mat-forming perennial herb with thick, succulent, bluish leaves, each about 0.8 in. (2 cm) long and 0.4 in. (1 cm)...
    • Parachute beardtongue habitat

    • Parachute beardtongue habitat
    • Plants; Threatened species;
    • Penstemon debilis was discovered in 1986, and was first described by O’Kane and Anderson in 1987 (pp. 412–416). P. debilis is a mat-forming perennial herb with thick, succulent, bluish leaves, each about 0.8 in. (2 cm) long and 0.4 in. (1 cm)...
    • Parachute beardtongue fruits

    • Parachute beardtongue fruits
    • Plants; Threatened species;
    • Penstemon debilis was discovered in 1986, and was first described by O’Kane and Anderson in 1987 (pp. 412–416). P. debilis is a mat-forming perennial herb with thick, succulent, bluish leaves, each about 0.8 in. (2 cm) long and 0.4 in. (1 cm)...

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