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    • 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...
    • White Ibis

    • Aquatic birds; Birds;
    • Habitat: Salt, brackish, and fresh marshes, rice fields, mangroves. May forage in any kind of shallow water, commonly flying to feed in fresh water even in coastal regions. Foraging sites include marshes, mudflats, flooded pastures, lake edges,...
    • Pelican silhouette

    • Aquatic birds; Birds; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing;
    • 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,...
    • Pelican silhouette

    • Aquatic birds; Birds; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing;
    • 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,...
    • Pelican in flight

    • Aquatic birds; Birds; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing;
    • 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,...
    • Red-Winged Black Bird (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
    • 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.
    • Black-crowned night heron

    • Birds; Waterfowl;
    • A juvenile black-crowned night heron standing on tree limb. At sunset, when most herons are flying toward their roosting places, the black-crowned herons are leaving the trees where they have spent the day scattering over the marshes to feed. By...
    • Bird silhouette in flight

    • Birds; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing;
    • 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,...
    • Bird silhouette

    • Birds; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing;
    • 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,...
    • Trio of Pelican silhouettes

    • Birds; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing;
    • Consisting of 140,000 acres, the Refuge provides a wide variety of habitats: coastal dunes, saltwater estuaries and marshes, freshwater impoundments, scrub, pine flatwoods, and hardwood hammocks provide habitat for more than 1,500 species of...
    • Pair of Pelican silhouettes

    • Birds; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing;
    • 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,...
    • Columbia Spotted Frog

    • Candidate; Species of concern; Amphibians; Remote sensing;
    • Columbia spotted frogs (Rana Luteiventris) are found from Alaska and most of British Columbia to Washington east of the Cascades, Idaho, and portions of Wyoming, Nevada, and Utah. Spotted frogs live in spring seeps, meadows, marshes, ponds and...
    • 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...
    • Marsh burn at Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge 2005.

    • Fire
    • Burning marshes opens new nesting grounds for migratory birds at Tule Lake NWR. The Tule Marsh is burned intermittently every few years. Tule reeds become thick and choke nesting habitat. Burning removes old growth, inviting new nesting...
    • FWS Personnel with Canoe

    • FWS Employees (USFWS); Sunkhaze Meadow National Wildlife Refuge; Maine
    • Since 1903, increased urbanization, changes in agricultural practices, drainage and development of marshes and tidal wetlands, drought and pollution continue to take their toll on America's wildlife habitat. Employees of the U.S. Fish and...
    • Agassiz National Wildlife Refuge

    • Minnesota; NWR; trees; aspen; 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. The abundant wildlife here include the only gray wolf pack on a refuge outside of...
    • Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge, California

    • Mountains;Wildlife refuges
    • Lower Klamath NWR, Tulelake, California: Hills and mountains surround the lowland marshes of Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuges in California. Winter snowpack at higher elevations provides the spring runoff to replenish the Klamath Basin’s...
    • 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...

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