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    • A One-on-One Relationship with Private Landowners

    • A One-on-One Relationship with Private Landowners
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    • 20 A One- on- One Relationship with Private Landowners Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program What is the Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program? Through voluntary agreements the Partners program provides expert technical assistance and cost- share...
    • Sea turtle nest relocation

    • Sea turtle nest relocation
    • Oil spills; Employees (USFWS); Reptiles; Relocation;
    • June 28, 2010 nest relocation: As many as 80 sea turtle nests are typically laid on Alabama’s beaches with as many as 50,000 hatchlings. Photo by Bonnie Strawser, USFWS.
    • Red Elderberry, Fireweed and Wild Raspberry

    • Red Elderberry, Fireweed and Wild Raspberry
    • Wildflowers; Wildlife refuges; Berries;
    • Much of the lower altitudes of the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge are lush with vegetation. Many different berries and flowering plants grow here. Berry pickers have many varieties to from which to choose.
    • Grass carp (Triploid)

    • Grass carp (Triploid)
    • Fishes; Fisheries management;
    • Grass carp is an Asian fish species that was imported into the United States in the 1960s. Because many conservationists wanted to reduce human dependencies on use of toxic chemicals, This introduction was considered to be an alternative to...
    • Rhino horns

    • Rhino horns
    • Wildlife management; Work of the Service;
    • Rising global demand for rhino horn – both for alleged medicinal value and ornamental use – has led to an epidemic of poaching in Africa, as well as theft and illegal trade in rhino horns from museums and private collections. Illegal...
    • Rhino horns

    • Rhino horns
    • Animal industry; Water management; Wildlife restoration; Work of the Service;
    • Rising global demand for rhino horn – both for alleged medicinal value and ornamental use – has led to an epidemic of poaching in Africa, as well as theft and illegal trade in rhino horns from museums and private collections. Illegal...
    • Aerial view showing many waterways at Selawik National Wildlife Refuge

    • Aerial view showing many waterways at Selawik National Wildlife Refuge
    • Scenics; Landscape photography; Wildlife refuges; Mountains; Wetlands; Water management;
    • Aerial view showing many waterways at Selawik NWR. In a remote corner of northwestern Alaska lies Selawik Refuge, a special place of extreme climate, free-flowing rivers, and abundant wildlife. Here where the boreal forest of Interior Alaska meets...
    • Robert Hines and Rachel Carson

    • Robert Hines and Rachel Carson
    • Refuge Centennial; ocean;
    • National wildlife artist Bob Hines (1912 - 1994) and agency writer and editor Rachel Carson (1907 -1964) spent many hours along the Atlantic coast visiting national wildlife refuges and gathering material for many of the agency’s pamphlets and...
    • Mourning Dove

    • Mourning Dove
    • Karney; Birds; Doves; Pigeons;
    • Trim-bodied with long tail tapering to a point. Black spots on upperwing; pinkish wash on underparts. In flight, shows white tips on outer tail feather
    • All American ship wreck St George Island 1996

    • All American ship wreck St George Island 1996
    • ALASKA MARITIME NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE; AMNWR; Birds; birding; Marine birds; Pribilofs; Pribilof Islands; Bering Sea; habitat; Coastal environments; Marine birds; Aquatic environments; rats; Oil spills; Shipwrecks
    • Many ships travel Great Circle Routes from Asia to the west coast of the US and back. Many of these ships have no tracking devices or oil-spill contingency plans, if they have no planned stops at US ports. When wrecks and groundings occur the risk...
    • Arctic Dawn, grounded on St Paul Island  March 1996

    • Arctic Dawn, grounded on St Paul Island March 1996
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    • Many ships travel Great Circle Routes from Asia to the west coast of the US and back. Many of these ships have no tracking devices or oil-spill contingency plans, if they have no planned stops at US ports. When wrecks and groundings occur the risk...
    • Mourning Dove

    • Mourning Dove
    • Karney; Birds; Doves; Pigeons
    • Trim-bodied with long tail tapering to a point. Black spots on upperwing; pinkish wash on underparts. In flight, shows white tips on outer tail feather.
    • Sturgeon Restoration

    • Sturgeon Restoration
    • Lamar NFH; Pennsylvania; sturgeon; Fishes; Endangered species
    • Fisheries biologists at Lamar National Fish Hatchery in Pennsylvania inspect a captive sturgeon. Sturgeons, perhaps best known for producing caviar, are an ancient species and individual fish can live for many decades. Many species of sturgeon are...
    • White-haired Goldenrod

    • White-haired Goldenrod
    • Flowering plants; Plants; Endangered species;
    • This yellow flower is threatened. The primary threat to the survival of white-haired goldenrod is the many visitors to rockshelters in the Red River Gorge area each year. In 1989, approximately 260,000 people visited the Red River Gorge Geological...
    • White-haired Goldenrod

    • White-haired Goldenrod
    • Flowering plants; Plants; Endangered species;
    • This yellow flower is threatened. The primary threat to the survival of white-haired goldenrod is the many visitors to rockshelters in the Red River Gorge area each year. In 1989, approximately 260,000 people visited the Red River Gorge Geological...
    • Robert Hines and Rachel Carson

    • Robert Hines and Rachel Carson
    • History; Biologists (USFWS); Employees (USFWS); History; Marine ecology;
    • National wildlife artist Bob Hines (1912 - 1994) and agency writer and editor Rachel Carson (1907 -1964) spent many hours along the Atlantic coast visiting national wildlife refuges and gathering material for many of the agency’s pamphlets and...
    • Adults and children pretend to be bears.

    • Adults and children pretend to be bears.
    • Adults; Children; Connecting people with nature; Education; Education outreach; Environmental education; Interpretation; Leisure activities; Public access; Recreation; Vegetation; Visitor services; Wildlife refuges; Work of the Service; Youth;
    • Children really get to experience the life of a bear. One of the many programs available at the refuge.
    • I think I see something.

    • I think I see something.
    • Amphibians; Children; Connecting people with nature; Environments (Natural); Rivers and streams; Vegetation; Wetlands; Wildlife viewing; Youth;
    • A boy enjoys looking for critters in the water on the refuge. One of the many things for children and adults to do.

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