A Texas Cattle Rancher Who “ Became a Believer”
“ We’re just ‘ wildlifing’ it all over the place, and we’re
happy to do it,” Bob Long said. Long is enhancing
habitat on his 550- acre property to benefit the Houston
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.
Lacassine NWR, in Cameron and Evangeline Parishes in southwestern Louisiana, was established on 12/30/37 by Executive Order No. 7780 as "a refuge and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife." The refuge is nearly 35,000 acres in...
Rare at have action shots during this era of photography Finley and Bohlman are able to capture an American white pelican in flight at Klamath Marsh in 1905. These photographs would later help President Roosevelt declare Klamath Marsh a bird refuge...
A Finley and Bohlman hand painted glass slide of American White Pelican's at Klamath Marsh, 1905. Klamath would later become a bird refuge in 1908 due mainly to photographs Finley and Bohlman took of the area in 1905.
A hand painted glass slide by Finley and Bohlman showing a pair of American White Pelican with thier young at a nest site in Klamath Marsh, 1905. Upon hatching, the young pelicans are totally dependent on parents for food, warmth, and protection.
A White Pelican nesting colony at Klamath Marsh, 1905, taken by Finley and Bohlman. Klamath would later become a bird refuge in 1908 after President Roosevelt viewed photographs of the area taken by Finley and Bohlman from 1905.