Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge; AMNWR; Birds; Marine birds; Coastal environments; Islands; Biology; work of the refuge; Aleutians; Aleutian Islands; Delarof Islands
2006, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologistsclimb the cliffs of Ulak Island searching for seabird burrows. Information gathered is used in determining the health of particular bird species in the refuge
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...
Karner Blue – A Butterfly Captivates Wisconsin
“ Instead of hearing, ‘ I don’t have that butterfly on
my property,’ I hear, ‘ How can I get some of that wild
lupine seed?’ ‘ You should see the lupine patch
I have going!’ or ‘...
"Snow-sled" or "snow-mobile" vehicle used by Denver Laboratory in furbearer-poison station research during winter at high altitudes. Has an 85 h.p. continental motor, 3-bladed propeller and built for two persons. Manufactured by the Call-Air...
"The Pribilof Report 1949" King Island Eskimo men plying their ivory carving craft beneath their skin umiaks on the beach near Nome where they have a summer camp. Only the simplest of hand tools are used for carving the walrus ivory tusks.
"The Pribilof Report 1949" King Island Eskomos plying their ivory carving craft beneath their skin umiaks on the beach near Nome where they have a summer camp. Only the simplest of hand tools are used for carving the walrus ivory tusks.
A controlled burn on Deep Fork National Wildlife Refuge. Controlled burn is a technique used in habitat management. Fire is a natural part of forest and grassland habitats and serves an important role.
A firefighter from Klamath Basin NWRC uses a drip torch to apply fire at Bear Valley NWR. Prescribed fire is used to reduce accumulated ground fuels, in turn reducing fuel loading and associated wildfire risks.
Plants; Invasive species; Habitat restoration; Training; Vegetation; Work of the Service;
A student enrolled in WLD2139 Invasive Plant Management, a course offered at the USFWS National Conservation Training Center removes jetbead, an invasive exotic shrub from Asia most likely spread from landscape plantings. Notice the leaves are...
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.
Wildlife Refuges; Equipment; Fire management; Fires; Forest fires; Landscape photography;
A water truck us for fires atSeney National Wildlife Refuge. The refuge was established in 1935 as a refuge and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife. The wild land that today is the refuge has not always appeared so wild. This is...
A white flower among gray rocks.An image of a white flower among red rock. Western North Dakota is the easternmost limit of the range of the beautiful gumbo lily. The plant occurs in nearly all of our western states.
This short, tufted plant is...
An image of a white flower among red rock. Western North Dakota is the easternmost limit of the range of the beautiful gumbo lily. The plant occurs in nearly all of our western states.
This short, tufted plant is a nearly stemless perennial from...