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    • Group of blooming spreading avens

    • Plants; Endangered species;
    • Spreading avens is a federally-protected plant that grows on the tops of the highest mountains in the Eastern United States. Found only in a handful of places, it suffers from poaching, trampling, and an uncertain future in the face of climate...
    • Group of blooming spreading avens

    • Plants; Endangered species;
    • Spreading avens is a federally-protected plant that grows on the tops of the highest mountains in the Eastern United States. Found only in a handful of places, it suffers from poaching, trampling, and an uncertain future in the face of climate...
    • Spreading Navarretia Plant

    • Flowering plants; Desert plants; Deserts; Threatened species;
    • Navarretia fossalis (spreading navarretia), a federally threatened plant, is photographed at Mesa de Burro on the Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve in Riverside County, CA. The Reserve is part of the Santa Ana Mountain Range located in southern...
    • Spreading Navarretia Plant

    • Flowering plants; Desert plants; Deserts; Threatened species;
    • Navarretia fossalis (spreading navarretia), a federally threatened plant, is photographed at Mesa de Burro on the Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve in Riverside County, CA. The Reserve is part of the Santa Ana Mountain Range located in southern...
    • Spreading pogonia

    • Flowering plants; Plants
    • Close-up of pink, green and yellow orchid blossom. Also called Rosebud orchid. For additional resources about wildflowers visit the National Plants Database http://plants.usda.gov/.
    • Anhinga

    • Birds;
    • An anhinga is shown spreading its wings while it stands on a rock.
    • Fish and Wildlife Service employee Troy Wilson on log taking notes

    • Plants; Endangered species;
    • Spreading avens is a federally-protected plant that grows on the tops of the highest mountains in the Eastern United States. Found only in a handful of places, it suffers from poaching, trampling, and an uncertain future in the face of climate...
    • Caged Nutria is Covered to Keep Animal Calm During Tagging

    • Aquatic animals; Invasive species; Mammals; Rodents; Wildlife management; Trapping; Tagging;
    • A sheet covers the caged nutria to keep it calm during the tail tagging. Tagging the animals will help biologists to better understand the nutria and prevent their spreading.
    • Nutria health exam

    • Aquatic animals; Invasive species; Mammals; Rodents; Wildlife management; Trapping; Tagging; Biologists (USFWS);
    • A nutria is examined before being tagged. Tagging the animals will help biologists to better understand nutria and prevent their spreading.
    • Collar Tag for Nutria

    • Aquatic animals; Invasive species; Mammals; Rodents; Wildlife management; Trapping; Tagging;
    • A collar tag to be put on a nutria. It's designed stretch so it can be put on snugly and a nutria will neither get a limb stuck inside nor have trouble breathing. Tagging the animals will help biologists to better understand the nutria's habits and...
    • Nutria is released Back Into the Water

    • Aquatic animals; Invasive species; Mammals; Rodents; Wildlife management; Trapping; Tagging;
    • The tagged nutria is released back into the water. Tagging the animals will help biologists to better understand the habits of nutria and prevent their spreading.
    • Baited trap used to capture nutria

    • Aquatic animals; Invasive species; Mammals; Rodents; Wildlife management; Trapping; Tagging;
    • A trap baited with carrots and apples awaits a nutria to venture out of the water and investigate. The animals are trapped in order to tag them to better understand the habits of nutria and to prevent their spreading.
    • Anesthetizing Nutria Prior to Tagging

    • Aquatic animals; Invasive species; Mammals; Rodents; Wildlife management; Trapping; Tagging; Biologists (USFWS);
    • A nutria is given a shot to put it to sleep while the collar is measured. Tagging the animals will help biologists to better understand the nutria as well as prevent their spreading.

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