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    • Short-tailed Albatross chick survives major storm

    • Birds;
    • Gale force winds, rain, thunder, and lightning rocked Midway Atoll on Friday night, Feb. 11th, leading to moderate damage and loss of wildlife. Fortunately, no island residents or visitors were hurt and no major infrastructure was damaged. For at...
    • FWS Vessel Ursa Major II

    • Boats; Coastal environments; Employees (USFWS); Logo; Marine environments; Personnel; Service patch; Uniforms; Work of the Service; Wage Grade Occupations;
    • Wage Grade staff from Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge on board the Service's 48 foot research vessel Ursa Major II, assists the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in the loading of fuel drums which were used during surveys of river otter...
    • Ursa Major at Uyak Bay, Kodiak

    • Work of the Service; Boats; Transportation; Wildlife refuges; Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge
    • Conference on the stern of US FWS Vessel Ursa Major. Amook Pass, Uyak Bay.
    • First Short-tailed Albatross Chick to Hatch Outside Japan

    • Birds; Migratory birds; Endangered species; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • The chick hatched during a major storm but the parent did an excellent job protecting it from the inclement weather. Establishing a new nesting colony is one of several important steps needed to continue the rare bird’s recovery because volcanic...
    • Captain Jeff Lewis

    • Boats; Coastal environments; Employees (USFWS); Logo; Marine environments; Personnel; Service patch; Uniforms; Work of the Service; Wage Grade Occupations;
    • Refuge employee Jeff Lewis has his USCG 100 ton credentials and is the captain of the refuges 48' research vessel the Ursa Major ll.
    • Cambridge fire

    • Prescribed burning; Fires; Roads; Buildings, facilities and structures; Equipment
    • Prescribed fires conducted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on National Wildlife Refuge lands that are located near communities lessen the chance wildfires will cause major damage to private property and structures.
    • Muskox at the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

    • Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing; Mammals;
    • The entire Arctic National Wildlife Refuge coastal plain supports muskoxen. In summer, they concentrate along major rivers including the Canning, Tamayariak, Sadlerochit, Jago, Aichilik, and Kongakut. Muskoxen are an important part of the Refuge...
    • Blanket of snow on a refuge trai

    • Wildlife refuges; Hiking; Biking; Leisure activities; Public access;
    • The refuge maintains several miles of trails for either hiking or biking. Major recreational activities include wildlife/wildland observation, photography, education, and sheer enjoyment of the outdoors. About half are paved while the rest are open...
    • Milkweed bugs feasting on milkweed

    • Insects; Plants; Flowering plants;
    • Common Milkweed is an important plant because so many species of insects depend on it. Monarch Butterflies, Milkweed Bugs, and Milkweed Leaf Beetles only eat milkweed, and could not survive without it. Many other species of insects use milkweed as...
    • Milkweed pods and seeds at NCTC

    • Insects;
    • Common Milkweed is an important plant because so many species of insects depend on it. Monarch Butterflies, Milkwee Bugs, and Milkweed Leaf Beetles only eat milkweed, and could not survive without it. Many other species of insects use milkweed as...
    • Milkweed pods in a field

    • Flowering plants; Plants; Insects; Invertebrates;
    • Common Milkweed is an important plant because so many species of insects depend on it. Monarch Butterflies, Milkweed Bugs, and Milkweed Leaf Beetles only eat milkweed, and could not survive without it. Many other species of insects use milkweed as...
    • Milkweed pods in a field

    • Flowering plants; Plants; Insects; Invertebrates;
    • Common Milkweed is an important plant because so many species of insects depend on it. Monarch Butterflies, Milkwee Bugs, and Milkweed Leaf Beetles only eat milkweed, and could not survive without it. Many other species of insects use milkweed as...
    • Milkweed standing against the blue sky

    • Flowering plants; Insects; Invertebrates; Plants;
    • Milkweed standing against the blue sky. Common Milkweed is an important plant because so many species of insects depend on it. Monarch Butterflies, Milkweed Bugs, and Milkweed Leaf Beetles only eat milkweed, and could not survive without it. Many...
    • Milkweeds in a field

    • Flowering plants; Insects; Invertebrates; Plants;
    • Milkweed in a field. Common Milkweed is an important plant because so many species of insects depend on it. Monarch Butterflies, Milkweed Bugs, and Milkweed Leaf Beetles only eat milkweed, and could not survive without it. Many other species of...
    • Milkweed  in a field

    • Flowering plants; Insects; Invertebrates; Plants;
    • Milkweed in a field. Common Milkweed is an important plant because so many species of insects depend on it. Monarch Butterflies, Milkweed Bugs, and Milkweed Leaf Beetles only eat milkweed, and could not survive without it. Many other species of...
    • Milkweed seeds in a pod

    • Flowering plants; Insects; Invasive species; Plants;
    • Seeds inside of a milkweed pod. Common Milkweed is an important plant because so many species of insects depend on it. Monarch Butterflies, Milkweed Bugs, and Milkweed Leaf Beetles only eat milkweed, and could not survive without it. Many other...
    • Milkweed in a field

    • Flowering plants; Insects; Invertebrates; Plants;
    • Milkweed in a field. Common Milkweed is an important plant because so many species of insects depend on it. Monarch Butterflies, Milkwee Bugs, and Milkweed Leaf Beetles only eat milkweed, and could not survive without it. Many other species of...
    • FWS Employee Checks Area After Prescribed Burn

    • Resource management; Prescribed burning; Work of the Service;Wildlife refuges
    • Many of the refuges in the National Wildlife Refuge system use prescribed fire to achieve desired habitat conditions. Fire is often used to replace the naturally occurring wildfires that once played a major role in the development and maintenance...
    • Headquarters on Kodiak

    • Wildlife refuges; Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge; Buildings, facilities and structures; ARLIS; Alaska
    • "Headquarters at Karluk Lake. Badly needs replacing as these are major headquarters several months of the year." Kodiak NWR.
    • Common Murres

    • History; Birds; Cliffs; Coastal environments; Migratory birds; Photography; Wildlife refuges;
    • Hand painted glass slide of Common Murres at Three Arch Rocks, photograph taken by Finley and Bohlman during thier first major photography trip together to Three Arch Rocks in 1903. Thier photographs of the area would later help Three Arch Rocks...

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