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    • Southern Appalachian bog.

    • Similarity of Appearance (Threatened); Surveying; Reptiles; Partnerships; Work of the Service;
    • The bog turtle is the smallest turtle in North America. The species is protected under the Endangered Species Act and faces great threats from both poaching and habitat degradation as the wetlands where they live have disappeared dramatically over...
    • Southern toad

    • Amphibians; Arboreal environments; Forests;
    • Southern Toad (Anaxyrus terrestris)
    • Chumash Village

    • Native Americans;
    • Native American Village in Oxnard California;The Wishtoyo Foundation in Southern California
    • Western Snowy Plover with Triple Stripe Bands

    • Birds; Shorebirds; Threatened species; Coastal environments;
    • The Pacific coast population of western snowy plovers breeds on coastal beaches from southern Washington to southern Baja California, Mexico. Plovers lay their eggs in shallow depressions in sandy or salty areas that generally do not have much...
    • Western Snowy Plover Nest with Eggs

    • Birds; Shorebirds; Threatened species; Coastal environments;
    • The Pacific coast population of western snowy plovers breeds on coastal beaches from southern Washington to southern Baja California, Mexico. Plovers lay their eggs in shallow depressions in sandy or salty areas that generally do not have much...
    • Western Snowy Plover Female on Eggs in Nest

    • Birds; Shorebirds; Threatened species; Coastal environments;
    • A female western snowy plover sits on her nest. The Pacific coast population of western snowy plovers breeds on coastal beaches from southern Washington to southern Baja California, Mexico. Plovers lay their eggs in shallow depressions in sandy or...
    • Road to the beach was damaged during a Mid-Atlantic nor'easter

    • Wildlife refuges; Weather impacts; Work of the Service; Floods;
    • This is a picture of Beach Road on Assateague Island. Assateague Island is a Barrier Island which lies to the east of Chincoteague Island. Assateague Island protects Chincoteague Island from the Atlantic Ocean. Assateague Island is approximately...
    • Chincoteague Island Drawbridge

    • Wildlife refuges; Water management; Transportation; Buildings, facilities and structures;
    • This bridge was demolished in January of 2011. The current bridge replaced an old swing bridge that online records say was built around 1940. The number of photographs and paintings of the old bridge may equal the number of people who passed over...
    • Southern cludywing skipper

    • Insects; Invertebrates;
    • Small butterfly with brown wings with small white marks, sitting on Dense blazing-star blossoms, viewed from side with wings up.
    • Southern red trillium

    • Flowering plants; Plants
    • Close-up of bright red blossom. For additional resources about wildflowers visit the National Plants Database: National Plants Database http://plants.usda.gov/.
    • Southern red trillium

    • Flowering plants; Plants
    • Close-up of yellow blossom with short stamens. For additional resources about wildflowers visit the National Plants Database: National Plants Database http://plants.usda.gov/.
    • Southern blue flag iris

    • Flowering plants; Plants
    • Close view of light purple blue with yellow accented blossom. For additional resources about wildflowers visit the National Plants Database: National Plants Database http://plants.usda.gov/.
    • Southern blue flag iris

    • Flowering plants; Plants
    • Purple blue with yellow accents blossom in long grass. For additional resources about wildflowers visit the National Plants Database: National Plants Database http://plants.usda.gov/.
    • Piping Plover

    • Birds; Wildlife refuges; Threatened species; Shorebirds; Migratory birds;
    • Young piping plover standing in water at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, Southern end of Assateague Island, Virginia.
    • Waterfowl

    • Waterfowl; Wildlife refuges;
    • Waterfowl in flight over wetlands at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, Southern end of Assateague Island, VA.
    • Mountain sweet pitcher plant flower

    • Plants; Endangered species;
    • Southern Appalachian bogs are one of the rarest natural communities in North America and are often home to rare plant and animal species. The conservation of these habitats and the species found there is a high priority for the Service and many of...

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