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    • Relict trillium competing with invasive species Nepal grass

    • Relict trillium; Confederate wakerobin; Trillium reliquum; Endangered species Plants; hardwood Forests community; perennial herb; Georgia; Piedmont Physiographic Province; Invasive species impacts; non-native species; competition; habitat...
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    • Granite outcrop, habitat destruction

    • Granite outcrop; Endangered species; fern ally; Amphianthus pusillus; Isoetes tegetiformans; little amphianthus; mat-forming quillwort; solution pit; habitat specialist; Georgia; Piedmont Physiographic province; habitat disturbance; destruction;...
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    • Karner Blue-A Butterfly Captivates Wisconsin

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    • 8 Karner Blue – A Butterfly Captivates Wisconsin “ Instead of hearing, ‘ I don’t have that butterfly on my property,’ I hear, ‘ How can I get some of that wild lupine seed?’ ‘ You should see the lupine patch I have going!’ or ‘...
    • California Tiger Salamander

    • Amphibians; Wildlife impacts; Wildlife management; Threatened species;
    • A California Tiger Salamander is found along a roadway where netting has been placed to keep salamanders from crossing the road and into harms way.
    • Dead loggerhead sea turtle embryo

    • Erosion; Wildlife impacts; Wildlife refuges;
    • A dead loggerhead sea turtle embryo from a nest that was overwashed by erosion on Cape Island at Cape Romain Refuge, SC.
    • Laysan Albatross Stuck in Debris on Eastern Island

    • Islands; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts; Birds; Coastal environments; Marine birds; Weather impacts;
    • A Laysan albatross is stuck in debris on Eastern Island after a tsunami generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan struck the refuge at 11:36 PM on Thursday, March 10th and continued for the next few hours. On March 15, FWS released...
    • Bayou Sauvage Ridge Trail Before Katrina093

    • Deciduous Trees; Ecosystem recovery; Environmental quality; Environments (Natural); Plants; Public access; Scenics; Tourism; Trees; Vegetation; Weather impacts; Wildlife refuges;
    • A peaceful setting at the refuge shot before hurricane Katrina.
    • JOE Madere Ridge Trail Before Katrina (13)

    • Deciduous Trees; Ecosystem recovery; Environmental quality; Environments (Natural); Plants; Public access; Scenics; Tourism; Trees; Vegetation; Weather impacts; Wildlife refuges;
    • A peaceful setting at the refuge shot before hurricane Katrina.
    • Sign Advising Against Feeding the Wildlife

    • Invasive species; Signs; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Wildlife impacts; Mammals; Rodents; Aquatic animals;
    • A sign on the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge advising visitors not to feed the wildlife; including the nutria.
    • Laysan Island Encampment Destroyed

    • Coastal environments; Marine birds; Migratory birds; Tropical environments; Weather impacts; Wildlife refuges; Islands;
    • A tsunami generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan struck Laysan island late on Thursday, March 10th and continued for the next few hours into the early morning hours of March 11th.All staff are safe. This work site was vacated as...
    • Hit hard by hurricane Ike.

    • Aquatic environments; Automobiles; Buildings, facilities and structures; Climate effects; Coastal environments; Contaminants; Ecosystem recovery; Environmental quality; Environments (Natural); Equipment; Pollution; Pollution cleanup; Pollution...
    • A view of some of the damage to propertyon the refuge, caused by hurricane Ike.
    • Dalton Highway river crossing

    • Human impacts; Aerial photography; Tundra; Forests; Terrestrial ecosystems; Rivers and streams; Roads;
    • Aerial photo of Dalton Highway passing through trees and brush area, crossing a river bridge and entering forest area.
    • Dalton Highway crossing Bonanza Creek

    • Aerial photography; Human impacts; Rivers and streams; Mining; Terrestrial ecosystems; Dams;
    • Aerial view of Dalton Highway crossing Bonanza Creek in the Refuge; gravel or sand quarry and dam with lake in background.
    • Sand and gravel mining

    • Environmental Sciences; Aerial photography; Contaminants; Environmental quality; Erosion; Human impacts; Industries; Mineral industry; Mining; Pollutants; Pollution, Water; Public policies; Rivers and streams; Soil degradation; Water pollution;
    • Aerial view of sand and gravel mine at edge of river, showing environmental damage hidden from public view by tree lines, and siltation of river due to runoff and erosion. Near towns of Hartland and Plainfield, Vermont.
    • Ice melting close by the shore

    • Aerial photography; Wildlife refuges; Weather impacts; Ice;
    • Aerial view of the refuge shoreline. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, a vast and beautiful wilderness, is an intact continuum of six different ecological zones spanning some 200 miles north to south. Such a diverse spectrum of habitats and...
    • Dalton Highway and Trans-Alaska Pipeline

    • Aerial photography; Human impacts; Oil production; Petroleum industry; Scenics; Tundra;
    • Aerial view of the Trans-Alaska oil pipeline and the Dalton Highway running across the landscape.
    • Stuck Albatross and chicks are found and released

    • Islands; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts; Birds; Coastal environments; Marine birds; Weather impacts;
    • Albatross adult and two chicks uncovered alive in the tsunami aftermath. The tsunami generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan struck the refuge at 11:36 PM on Thursday, March 10th and continued for the next few hours. On March 15,...
    • Eastern Island Algae Bloom

    • Marine ecology; Marine environments; Tropical environments; Islands; Wildlife refuges; Weather impacts;
    • An algae bloom has been observed along the shore of Eastern Island, most likely a result from the increased amount of nutrients in the water, also from the tsunami. Staff will continue to observe the bloom to see if it persists over time.
    • Rescued Albatross

    • Islands; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts; Birds; Buildings, facilities and structures; Coastal environments; Marine birds; Weather impacts;
    • As of March 14th, 70 water-logged albatross were rescued from the lagoon at Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge in the aftermath of the tsunami. On March 15, FWS released an official announcement stating that surveys of the three islands reveal...

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