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    • Fanshell mussel

    • Endangered and/or Threatened species; Mollusks;
    • A closeup view of a fanshell mussel found in the Ohio River near Williamstown, WV. On June 21, 1990 the fanshell was designated as endangered throughout its entire range in Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, and West...
    • Dead loggerhead sea turtle embryo

    • Erosion; Wildlife impacts; Wildlife refuges;
    • A dead loggerhead sea turtle embryo from a nest that was overwashed by erosion on Cape Island at Cape Romain Refuge, SC.
    • Western Grebe

    • History; Historic sites; Habitat conservation; Birds; Migratory birds; Photography; Wildlife refuges; Waterfowl;
    • 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...
    • Mississippi: Feral hog at Steen Cabin

    • Floods; Natural disasters; Wildlife refuges; Mammals;
    • A feral hog clings to an air conditioning unit on May 16 behind Steen Cabin, a temporary residence for interns, students and others at Panther Swamp National Wildlife Refuge near Yazoo City, Mississippi. At the same time, a coyote was standing on a...
    • Fisher

    • Mammals; Wildlife viewing;
    • A fisher is photographed at night while trying to take bait. Fishers are opportunistic predators that hunt exclusively in forested habitats where prey is abundant and vulnerable to capture. Their diverse diet includes birds, porcupines, snowshoe...
    • Birds in flight at Malheur lake

    • History; Habitat conservation; Birds; Lakes; Photography; Wildlife refuges;
    • A hand painted glass slide by Finley and Bohlman of birds in flight at Malhuer lake in 1908. Finley and Bohlman's photography of the area would help protect these birds from plume hunters in 1908 when the area was named a bird refuge.
    • Tufted puffin

    • History; Birds; Migratory birds; Marine birds; Wildlife refuges; Photography;
    • A hand painted glass slide of a tufted puffin taken by Finley and Bohlman at Three Arch Rocks during a 1903 vist. Three Arch Rocks would later become the west coast first bird refuge in 1907. Under the Model Bird Law Finley was able to end sea bird...
    • Kittlitz's murrelet

    • Marine birds;
    • A juvenile Kittletz's murrelet, caught on the water of Kachemak Bay, Alaska. This bird was weighed and measured during a project to examine plumage characteristics. Juvenile plumages are not well defined for Kittlitz's, there is a need to...
    • Loggerhead sea turtle hatchling

    • Aquatic animals; Marine mammals; Erosion;
    • A live loggerhead sea turtle hatchling was found near a nest that was overwashed by erosion on Cape Island at Cape Romain Refuge, SC
    • Nest site at Malheur lake

    • History; Birds; Photography; Marine environments; Wildlife refuges;
    • A nest site captured by Finley and Bohlaman in a hand painted glass slide taken at Mlaheur lake in 1908. Finley and Bohlman's photography of the area would help protect it from plume hunters in 1908 when it was declared a bird refuge.
    • California condor pair

    • History; Birds; Birds of prey; Endangered and/or Threatened species; Photography;
    • A pair of Californian condors near their nest site in Los Angeles. This is a hand painted glass slide by Finley and Bohlman as pair of their condor series in 1906. "The female of this pair was shot by a collector in 1908, and offered for sale at...
    • Pasque flower

    • Wildlife refuges; Plants; Flowering plants; Grasses;
    • A pasque flower in the South Dakota prairie in the heart of the Dakota Grassland Conservation Area. The area – which encompasses 1.7 million acres of grassland and 240,000 acres of wetland across a swath of eastern South Dakota, North Dakota and...
    • Photographer in a boat at Yukon Flats National Wildlife Refuge

    • Wildlife Refuges; Landscape photography; Lakes; Ponds; Wetlands; Aquatic plants; Boats;
    • A person taking pictures at Yukon Flats National Wildlife Refuge. The Yukon Flats National Wildlife Refuge was established to conserve fish and wildlife populations and habitats in their natural diversity including nesting waterfowl, other...
    • California condor

    • History; Endangered and/or Threatened species; Birds; Birds of prey; Photography;
    • A rare action shot during the era this photograph was taken. Finley and Bohlman capture a condor in flight just before landing on a favorite old pine of the condor for perching. Part of Finley and Bohlmans 1906 hand painted glass slide series of...
    • San Bruno Elfin butterfly egg

    • Insects; Endangered and/or Threatened species; Plants;
    • A San Bruno Elfin butterfly egg shown here was deposited on its host plant, stonecrop (Sedum spathulifolium).
    • San Bruno Elfin butterfly egg

    • Insects; Endangered and/or Threatened species; Plants;
    • A San Bruno Elfin butterfly egg shown here was deposited on its host plant, stonecrop (Sedum spathulifolium).
    • Saltcedar

    • Invasive species; Plants; Wildlife refuges; Scenics;
    • A scenic view of the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge in Utah. The Saltcedar found in the foreground of the picture plane is an invasive species that was introduced to the U.S. in the 1800's. Saltcedar, also known as tamarisk, absorbs large amounts...
    • New meandering creek

    • Structures; Riparian environments; Rivers and streams; Habitat restoration; Wetland restoration; Wetlands; Wildlife refuges;
    • A segment of the new meandering channel of Fahys Creek constructed through the Smith Tract. Large woody debris and gravel was placed all along the new stream channel to diversify habitat and stream substrate. Piles of gravel were placed along the...
    • Seney National Wildlife Refuge Welsh Ditch Fire Reunion sign

    • Wildlife Refuges; Signs; Landscape photography; Fire management;
    • A sign at Seney 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 land that was...

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