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    • Addressing the SEDP audience

    • Education; Training; Partnerships; Youth; Connecting people with nature; Education outreach;
    • Rick Lemon, Director of the National Conservation Training Center, addresses the EPA's Student Environmental Development Program (SEDP) at the National Conservation Training Center. Each SEDP is designed to address the specific needs of the...
    • 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...
    • Anesthetic Buckets

    • Fish hatcheries; Fisheries management; Fishes; Biologists (USFWS); Employees (USFWS); Work of the Service; Tagging; Threatened species; Monitoring;
    • The fish are placed in anesthetic to slow their breathing and make them easier to handle while tagging the steelhead. Biologists use this tracking information to see if the hatchery fish that are spawning here are affecting the survival and...
    • 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...
    • Atlantic salmon smolts

    • Fisheries; Aquaculture; Anadromous species; Endangered species; Fishes; Fisheries management;
    • Atlantic salmon spend the first two years of life in the fresh water habitats of their native stream (occasionally three, depending upon food availability). At two years of age, the fish undergo the process of smoltification, resulting in changes...
    • 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.
    • Caged Nutria

    • Aquatic animals; Invasive species; Mammals; Rodents; Wildlife management; Trapping; Tagging;
    • A caged nutria, waiting to be tagged. The animals are trapped in order to tag them to better understand the habits of nutria and preventing their spreading.
    • Capturing nutria

    • Aquatic animals; Invasive species; Mammals; Rodents; Wildlife management; Trapping; Tagging;
    • A safe trap 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 control populations.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Electroshocking for Steelhead in Eagle Creek

    • Fish hatcheries; Fisheries management; Fishes; Biologists (USFWS); Employees (USFWS); Work of the Service; Tagging; Threatened species; Monitoring;
    • Electroshocking is a non-lethal process that creates involuntary muscular responses in fish and causes them to float towards the surface of the water.
    • Fish Ladder

    • Fisheries management; Fishes; Fish hatcheries;
    • This fish ladder leads directly from the Columbia River. Salmon returning from the Pacific Ocean travel hundreds of miles to reach the place of their birth. The salmon's sense of smell will lead them up the river, to the fish ladder and right back...
    • 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,...
    • 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,...
    • Glossary

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    • 22 Glossary Species Status categories: at- risk species — species of plants and animals that are Federal candidate species and those that the Service has not identified as candidate species, but are facing threat( s) and are potential...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • King Salmon

    • Chinook Salmon; King Salmon; Tyee; Spring; Tule; Quinnat; Blackmouth; Salmon; Fishes; Fisheries management; Salmon Identification; Deshka River; Recreation
    • 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...

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