The historic Assateague Lighthouse was built in 1867 and is maintained by the U.S. Coast Guard. The present 142 foot-high structure is one of nearly 20 other tall, historic, brick lighthouses still functioning along the Atlantic Coast today.
Wildlife refuges; Work of the Service; Service patch; Historic sites;
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employee, Larry Beasley, inside the viewing area of Assateague Lighthouse. The historic Assateague Lighthouse was built in 1867 and is maintained by the U.S. Coast Guard.
Resource management; Work of the Service;Wildlife refuges; Service patch
BROWSE SURVEY. Refuge management activities ensure that the breeding, feeding, and space needs of a diversity of species are maintained and protected. Employees at the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge in Minnesota survey the amount and...
Fire management; Urban environments; Wildlife refuges;
The fuel break maintained by the US Fish & Wildlife Service is easily seen between the burned area and the community. One home with wood shingle roofing was damaged by air-borne fire embers. The home was saved by the firefighters but the other 928...
Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing; Work of the Service; Buildings, facilities and structures;
The Assateague Lighthouse is located on the Virginia portion of Assateague Island. The Coast Guard has maintained the lighthouse for many years. Ownership of the lighthouse was transferred to the Fish & Wildlife Service from the Coast Guard in 2004.