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    • Arroyo Toad

    • Endangered species; Amphibians;
    • Arroyo Toad in hands to demonstrate size. This small, buff colored toad has a soft, high whistled trill that is often mistaken for the call of an insect. It was listed as endangered in 1994.
    • Calm waters

    • Scenics; Wildlife refuges;
    • Red Rock Lakes National Wildlife Refuge has often been called the most beautiful national wildlife refuge in the United States. The rugged Centennial Mountains, rising more than 9,000 feet above the Centennial Valley wetlands, provide a dramatic...
    • Caspian Terns

    • History; Birds; Migratory birds; Photography; Shorebirds; Wildlife refuges;
    • Image captured by Finley and Bohlman during a 1905 trip to Klamath Marsh of Caspian Terns in the middle of a dispute, opponents will often try to grip each other by bill and hold for several seconds, occasionally fly up, and then quickly separate.
    • Cattle egret

    • Birds; Wading birds; Aquatic birds
    • Breeding adult is adorned by orange-buffed plumes on crown, back and foreneck. Often seen among livestock in pastures and fields, feeding on insects. Small, stocky white heron with large, rounded head, hooves or tractors.
    • Chuckwalla Lizard at Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge

    • Species of concern; Deserts; Rocks; Reptiles;
    • Chuckwalla (Sauromalus obesus) is the largest of the lizards on the refuge and is present in all of the mountain ranges. Although extremely wary, the chuckwalla can often be seen sunning itself on top of distant boulders. It is strictly a...
    • 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...
    • Debeque phacelia

    • Plants; Threatened species;
    • Phacelia submutica is a low-growing, herbaceous, spring annual plant with a tap root. The stems are typically 0.8 to 3 in (2 to 8 cm) long, often branched at the base and mostly lying flat on the ground as a low rosette (Howell 1944, pp....
    • Debeque phacelia

    • Plants; Threatened species;
    • Phacelia submutica is a low-growing, herbaceous, spring annual plant with a tap root. The stems are typically 0.8 to 3 in (2 to 8 cm) long, often branched at the base and mostly lying flat on the ground as a low rosette (Howell 1944, pp....
    • Debeque phacelia habitat

    • Plants; Threatened species;
    • Phacelia submutica is a low-growing, herbaceous, spring annual plant with a tap root. The stems are typically 0.8 to 3 in (2 to 8 cm) long, often branched at the base and mostly lying flat on the ground as a low rosette (Howell 1944, pp....
    • Debeque phacelia plants

    • Plants; Threatened species;
    • Phacelia submutica is a low-growing, herbaceous, spring annual plant with a tap root. The stems are typically 0.8 to 3 in (2 to 8 cm) long, often branched at the base and mostly lying flat on the ground as a low rosette (Howell 1944, pp....
    • FWS Employee Checks Area After Prescribed Burn

    • Klamath National Wildlife Refuge; California; Resource management; Prescribed burning
    • 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...
    • FWS Employee Monitoring Weather Station

    • Agassiz NWR; Minnesota; FWS Employees (USFWS);
    • CHECKING WEATHER STATION. Winter is a challenge for wildlife and biologists at Agassiz National Wildlife Refuge in Minnesota. Communities near the refuge are often the coldest spots in the lower 48. Weather monitoring is one of many sources of...
    • Glossary

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    • 22 Glossary Species Status categories: at- risk species — species of plants and animals that are Federal candidate species and those that the Service has not identified as candidate species, but are facing threat( s) and are potential...
    • Golden Paintbrush (CALE)

    • Threatened species; Plants;
    • Golden paintbrush is a perennial herb in the figwort or snapdragon family (Scrophulariaceae). It often has from 5-to-15 unbranched stems. The stems may be erect or spreading, in the latter case giving the appearance of being several plants,...
    • Golden Paintbrush (CALE)

    • Threatened species; Plants;
    • Golden paintbrush is a perennial herb in the figwort or snapdragon family (Scrophulariaceae). It often has from 5-to-15 unbranched stems. The stems may be erect or spreading, in the latter case giving the appearance of being several plants,...
    • Gray wolf release

    • Endangered species; Mammals; Monitoring; Wildlife management;
    • A gray wolf fitted with a radio collar is released into the wild. The gray wolf or Canis lupus, often known simply as the wolf, is the largest extant wild member of the Canidae family. Though once abundant over much of Eurasia, North Africa and...
    • Kayakers

    • Wildlife refuges; Boating; Recreation; Seniors;
    • Refuges are often wonderful places to put in a kayak.
    • Loon necropsy

    • Contaminants; Work of the Service;
    • Fish and Wildlife Service biologist conducts necropsy examination on dead loon to determine cause of death. Loons are often effected by lead poisoning and pesticides. contaminants;ecological services;FWS Employees (USFWS); New Jersey; Resource...

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