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    • Service employee talking with fishermen at Lacassine National Wildlife Refuge

    • Wildlife Refuges; Fishing; Boats; Employees (USFWS); Adults; Landscape photography;
    • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employee with fishermen. 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...
    • Service employee talking to a visitor at Lacassine National Wildlife Refuge

    • Wildlife Refuges; Employees (USFWS); Adults; Landscape photography; Boats;
    • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employee talking with a visitor. 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...
    • Northern Shoveler at Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge

    • Wildlife Refuges; Waterfowl; Landscape photography;
    • These ducks prefer freshwater lakes, marshes and wetlands with muddy edges.The northern shoveler has the largest bill of any duck in North America. The bill is this bird's most prominent feature, and is longer than its head.
    • White Ibis

    • Wildlife refuges; Waterfowl; Wading birds; Birds;
    • The refuge provides a wide variety of habitats: coastal dunes, saltwater estuaries and marshes, freshwater impoundments, scrub, pine flatwoods, and hardwood hammocks.
    • Red-winged Blackbird (female)

    • Birds; Migratory birds; Perching birds;
    • The Red-winged Blackbird is found throughout the most of the US. During summer they can be found near wetlands, marshes and rivers. For more information about this species visit http://www.mbr-pwrc.usgs.gov/id/framlst/i4980id.html
    • Agassiz National Wildlife Refuge

    • Trees; Wildlife refuges
    • The marshes and woodlands of Agassiz National Wildlife Refuge occupy part of the area of a huge prehistoric glacial lake that was larger than the Great Lakes. WV-276-Centennial
    • Coastal erosion

    • Coastal environments; Climate change; Erosion; Wildlife refuges;
    • The marsh system on the Aransas NWR is under constant threat due to erosion. Erosion is caused by a variety of factors, boat traffic and hurricanes are major contributors to erosion on the Refuge. Over the past 10 years multiple projects to armor...
    • Aransas NWR coastal erosion

    • Coastal environments; Climate change; Erosion; Wildlife refuges;
    • The marsh system on the Aransas NWR is under constant threat due to erosion. Erosion is caused by a variety of factors, boat traffic and hurricanes are major contributors to erosion on the Refuge. Over the past 10 years multiple projects to armor...
    • Aransas NWR coastal erosion

    • Coastal environments; Climate change; Erosion; Wildlife refuges;
    • The marsh system on the Aransas NWR is under constant threat due to erosion. Erosion is caused by a variety of factors, boat traffic and hurricanes are major contributors to erosion on the Refuge. Over the past 10 years multiple projects to armor...
    • Coastal erosion

    • Coastal environments; Climate change; Erosion; Wildlife refuges;
    • The marsh system on the Aransas NWR is under constant threat due to erosion. Erosion is caused by a variety of factors, boat traffic and hurricanes are major contributors to erosion on the Refuge. Over the past 10 years multiple projects to armor...
    • Great Egret

    • Birds;Wading birds
    • The great egret is a large white heron with a heavey yellow bill that frequents marshes, wetlands and mud flats.
    • Emerson Parcel Tidal Marsh in California

    • Coastal environments; Coastal restoration; Coastal zone management; Estuarine environments; Habitat restoration;
    • The California Coastal Conservancy was awarded $1 million to help restore 438 acres of leveed grazing lands to a mosaic of open water, tidal channels, intertidal marsh, riparian woodland, and uplands. This project is part a larger effort being...
    • Sweetwater Marsh National Wildlife Refuge

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    • Sweetwater Marsh NWR, Imperial Beach, California: This bit of salt-marsh habitat, just 315 acres, is all that's left of the huge salt marshes surrounding San Diego Bay. The refuge was developed as a result of a court-ordered settlement over a...
    • Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge, Maine

    • river; fall; National Wildlife Refuge; Maine
    • Rachel Carson NWR, Wells, Maine: Named for the renowned author of Silent Spring and The Sea Around Us, Rachel Carson Refuge consists of a series of estuarine habitats along the southeastern coast of Maine. Here one will find salt marshes...
    • WOE171  Scarborough Marsh (saltwater)  Maine

    • Scenics; Coastal environments; Wetlands; Grasses; Aquatic environments; Habitat Conservation; ;
    • Photo taken: September 27, 2005 Electronic Image Only (no slide/print available); Marshes; Marsh; Water; Saltwater; WOE171; Cumberland County;
    • Forster's Tern

    • Marine birds;Birds; Coastal environments; Research
    • One of several medium-sized terns that are similar in appearance, the Forster's Tern breeds primarily in marshes and winters along the coasts.
    • Double-crested Cormorant

    • Waterfowl; Wildlife refuges; Birds; Migratory birds;
    • Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1963 as an overlay of NASA’s John F. Kennedy Space Center. Consisting of 140,000 acres, the Refuge provides a wide variety of habitats: coastal dunes, saltwater estuaries and marshes,...

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