Finley and Bohlman's mission while shooting photos in Malheur was bring an end to plume hunting that was destorying bird colonies in that area, including western grebe's. They were successful and Malheur was declared a bird refuge in 1908.
A dramatic presentation by Finley and Bohlman of a dead Western Grebe in front of its young, notice the red coloring at the neck of the Grebe. Finley and Bohlman were out the end the feather hunting that was destroying habitats of birds, especially...
A dramtic shot by Finley and Bohlman of a dead Western Grebe in front of its nest and eggs in an effort to end plume hunting at Malheur Lake. Finley and Bohlman were later successful in ending plume hunting at Malheur when it became a bird refuge...
Fire management; Urban environments; Wildlife refuges;
The fuel break maintained by the US Fish & Wildlife Service is easily seen between the burned area and the community. One home with wood shingle roofing was damaged by air-borne fire embers. The home was saved by the firefighters but the other 928...
Children in water and around newly created pond on the Nash Farm at the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and planting appropriate plants to create successful wetland area during a W.O.W. (Wonders of Wetlands) Workshop.
Proud parent short-tailed albatross showing its egg. If the pair's effort is successful, this would mark the first confirmed hatching of a short-tailed albatross outside of Japan in modern history! Establishing a new nesting colony is one of...
US Fish and Wildlife Service staff have observed a pair of short-tailed albatross incubating an egg on Eastern Island, Midway Atoll NWR. The adult male was banded as a fledgling on Torishima Island, Japan in 1987. The female was banded as a...
Adults; Children; Connecting people with nature; Education; Education outreach; Environmental education; Interpretation; Leisure activities; Public access; Recreation; Teens; Vegetation; Visitor services; Wildlife refuges; Work of the Service;...
Precise placement of the water is the key to successful firefighting, as this boy discovers.
“ Conservation districts have long
advocated that natural resources
conservation must come from
voluntary, incentive- based approaches.
For species conservation, it is clear
that success lies in flexible tools and
incentives that promote...
A One- on- One Relationship with
Fish and Wildlife
What is the Partners for
Fish and Wildlife Program?
Through voluntary agreements the Partners
program provides expert technical assistance
and cost- share...