The zebra mussel was inadvertently introduced to the United States and is now spreading rapidly, impacting native fish species, as well as clogging power plant intakes. Boaters, anglers, and waterfowl hunters can help prevent further spread of...
History; Endangered species; Birds; Birds of prey; Perching birds; Photography;
The Finley's pet condor "General" perching on an old tree with his wings spread at the Finley's home in Oregon known as Jennings Lodge. "General showed a mark of intelligence that measured up to any pet we have ever kept." -William Finley. Finley...
Fire management; Personnel; Wildlife refuges; Wildfires;
San Diego National Wildlife Refuge Manager Jill Terp explains how creating defensible space between the refuge lands and bordering residential areas can prevent potential spread of wild fire to private homes.
Wildlife refuges; Weather impacts; Work of the Service; Floods;
Outside the refuge visitor center, a created wetland area filters water used in the building’s toilets, and the landscaping is native, which provides habitat for wildlife, as well as prevents the spread of invasive plants.