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    • West Indian manatee

    • Wildlife; Aquatic animals;Endangered species; Marine mammals;Mammals;Human impacts
    • Manatee bearing scars on back from boat propeller. For more information about manatees visit http://www.fws.gov/northflorida/manatee/manatees.htm
    • Lookout point at Aransas National Wildlife Refuge

    • Wildlife Refuges; Wildlife viewing; Weather impacts; Soil management; Landscape photography;
    • The Aransas National Wildlife Refuge had been established in 1937 to serve as “a refuge and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife…” and “…for use as an inviolate sanctuary, or for any other management purpose, for...
    • Beach erosion along the Atlantic coast

    • Wildlife refuges; Weather impacts; Work of the Service; Floods; Erosion; Coastal environments;
    • Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, originally established in 1943 to provide habitat for migratory birds (with an emphasis on conserving greater snow geese), today provides habitat for waterfowl, wading birds, shorebirds, and song birds, as...
    • 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...
    • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employee surveying a beached whale

    • Wildlife refuges; Weather impacts; Work of the Service; Fishes;
    • Chincoteague Refuge, originally established in 1943 to provide habitat for migratory birds (with an emphasis on conserving greater snow geese), today provides habitat for waterfowl, wading birds, shorebirds, and song birds, as well as other species...
    • Retired and salvaged U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service truck

    • Wildlife refuges; Transportation; Logo; Human impacts;
    • Picture shows a rusted truck with a service logo. 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...
    • Salvaged Service truck

    • Wildlife refuges; Transportation; Logo; Human impacts;
    • Picture shows a rusted service truck and other abandoned vehicles at the refuge. 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....
    • Beach Road floodgate at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge

    • Wildlife refuges; Floods; Weather impacts; Water management;
    • Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, originally established in 1943 to provide habitat for migratory birds (with an emphasis on conserving greater snow geese), today provides habitat for waterfowl, wading birds, shorebirds, and song birds, as...
    • Coastal shoreline at Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge

    • Wildlife Refuges; Coastal environments; Climate change; Environments (Natural); Wildlife impacts;
    • On the most southern tip of Texas, along the shores of the Laguna Madre, dense patches of thorny brush rise among unique wind-blown clay dunes called “lomas.”
    • Eastern Island Wetland Damage

    • Tropical environments; Islands; Wildlife refuges; Wetlands; Weather impacts;
    • Refuge staff has observed dramatic drops in the level of the water in wetlands on Eastern Island since the tsunami. The refuge is working with a hydrologist to understand if the tsunami may have had any long term effects on the island’s fresh...
    • Mud flat at sunset on the Big Muddy

    • Rivers and streams; Weather impacts; Wetlands; Wildlife refuges;
    • Sun setting on mud flat scared with deep cracks from water evaporation; Missouri River in background.
    • 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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    • 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.
    • Chincoteague Ponies after swim from Assateague Island

    • Mammals; Wildlife viewing; Wildlife impacts; Wildlife refuges; Leisure activities; Recreation;
    • In 1835, the practice of pony penning began, with settlers rounding up ponies and removing some of them to the mainland. In 1924 the first official "Pony Penning Day" was held by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company, where ponies were auctioned...

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