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    • Pond netting

    • Work of the Service; Youth; Connecting people with nature; Fishing; Rivers and streams;
    • This young boy is collecting pond specimens using a net and bringing them to the surface.
    • Service’s Fallen Comrades Memorial

    • Work of the Service; Memorial; Art; History;
    • Inscription for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Fallen Comrades Memorial: In tribute to the men and women of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service who died protecting America's natural resources. We honor them and remember their sacrifice for...
    • John Nichols and Emma Willoya

    • Work of Service; Native Americans; ARLIS; Alaska
    • The Pribilof Report 1949. Nome, Alaska. "Indian Commissioner John Nichols while on trip to Nome visits the Eskimo Skin Sewer's Coop. Store which is headed by Emma Wiloya here shown handling fur garments to the Commissioner while he tries them...
    • Beautiful sunrise begins the day of pony penning

    • Wildlife refuges; Leisure activities; Recreation; Scenics;
    • In 1835, the practice of pony penning began, with settlers rounding up ponies and removing some of them to the mainland. In 1924 the first official "Pony Penning Day" was held by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company, where ponies were auctioned...
    • FWS Biologists Study Eastern Box Turtles

    • Wertheimer National Wildlife Refuge; New York; Reptiles; Endangered species
    • FWS BIOLOGISTS STUDY EASTERN BOX TURTLE. Service biologists study Eastern box turtles, prized for their small size and bright colors. International trade in the species to satisfy the demand for them as pets, combined with declining populations,...
    • American Bittern

    • Wading birds; Birds;
    • The American Bittern is found all across the country but prefers habitats that include freshwater wetlands with tall emergent vegetation where they can hide. Although you may not see them, you would have no problem hearing them as Bitterns have a...
    • Information map: Northern Alaska ecological zones

    • Subpolar environments; Alpine environments; Rivers and streams and Rivers and streams; Wetlands; Coastal environments; Mountains; Plains; Wildlife Wildlife refuges; Tundra; Alaska map;
    • Map and discussion of the ecologial zones of northern Alaska, showing the diversity of ecological zones within the Arctic Refuge, and contrasting them with the fewer, wider zones farther west in Alaska.
    • King Salmon Tail

    • Salmon; King Salmon; Chinook Salmon; Blackmouth; Tyee; Spring; Tule; Quinnat; Sport fishing; Salmon Identification; Recreation; Deshka River
    • Adult chinook , commonly called king salmon, have irregular spotting on the back and dorsal fins and on both lobes of the caudal or tail fin. These salmon also have a black pigment along the gum line giving them the name black or blackmouth in some...
    • King Salmon Profile

    • Salmon; Chinook Salmon; King Salmon; Blackmouth; Tyee; Spring; Tule; Quinnat; Fisheries management; Alaska Sport Fishing; Deshka River; Susitna River; Alaska; AK; Salmon Identification; Recreation
    • Adults have black irregular spotting on the back and dorsal fins and on both lobes of the caudal or tail fin. King salmon also have a black pigment along the gum line giving them the name black or blackmouth salmon in some areas of the northwest.
    • Turtle egg relocation

    • Reptiles; Wildlife refuges; Work of the Service;
    • Loggerhead sea turtle eggs being relocated to keep erosion from washing them away; Cape Island, S.C.
    • Newly hatched Loggerhead sea turtles

    • Reptiles; Threatened species; Wildlife refuges; Coastal environments;
    • Volunteer helps inventory a nest of hatched turtles in order to determine productivity. These hatchlings were left in the nest and did not get out. They were taken to the water due to the heat of the day and to protect them from being spotted and...
    • FWS Employee Bands Brown Pelican

    • Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge; Florida; Endangered species; Birds;
    • FWS personnel banding a Brown Pelican. Pelicans almost disappeared from Texas because they were poisoned by the pesticide DDT, which caused them to lay thin-shelled eggs which broke during incubation. Because they were not able to produce young,...
    • Duckwater Shoshone Tribe

    • Native Americans; Habitat restoration; Fishes; Fisheries management;
    • The Pacific Southwest Region of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced their three awardees of the agency’s 2010 Recovery Champion Award. The Duckwater Shoshone Tribe have partnered with us and an interagency team to preserve and...
    • Chincoteague Ponies after swim from Assateague Island

    • Mammals; Wildlife viewing; Wildlife impacts; Wildlife refuges; Leisure activities; Recreation;
    • In 1835, the practice of pony penning began, with settlers rounding up ponies and removing some of them to the mainland. In 1924 the first official "Pony Penning Day" was held by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company, where ponies were auctioned...
    • Salt Water Cowboys herding Chincoteague ponies

    • Mammals; Wildlife viewing; Wildlife impacts; Wildlife refuges; Leisure activities; Recreation;
    • In 1835, the practice of pony penning began, with settlers rounding up ponies and removing some of them to the mainland. In 1924 the first official "Pony Penning Day" was held by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company, where ponies were auctioned...
    • Chincoteague Ponies at annual Assateague Island swim

    • Mammals; Wildlife viewing; Wildlife impacts; Wildlife refuges;
    • In 1835, the practice of pony penning began, with settlers rounding up ponies and removing some of them to the mainland. In 1924 the first official "Pony Penning Day" was held by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company, where ponies were auctioned...
    • Assateague Island Pony Swim

    • Mammals; Wildlife viewing; Wildlife impacts; Wildlife refuges;
    • In 1835, the practice of pony penning began, with settlers rounding up ponies and removing some of them to the mainland. In 1924 the first official "Pony Penning Day" was held by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company, where ponies were auctioned...
    • Nutria

    • Mammals; Rodents; Invasive species; Aquatic animals;
    • Nutria is an invasive species brought to the U.S. from south America by trappers who thought to capitalize on the sale of their fur. The species has taken over rivers and lakes causing lots of trouble and habitat damage. US Fish and Wildlife...
    • William Finley at Klamath Marsh bird watching

    • History; Birds; Lakes; Photography; Recreation; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing;
    • Herman Bohlman on the right setting up a bird watching tent in Klamath Marsh as William Finley gets more gear from the boat on the left. "It is neccessary to study them from a blind. The one I used was an old wagon umbrella with a green cloth skirt...

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