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    • Laysan Island after the Tsunami

    • Coastal environments; Marine birds; Migratory birds; Tropical environments; Weather impacts; Wildlife refuges; Islands;
    • View of shoreline looking towards the National Marine Fisheries Service camp. A tsunami generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan struck Laysan island late on Thursday, March 10th and continued for the next few hours into the early...
    • Abandoned gas well

    • Structures; Wildlife refuges; Employees (USFWS);
    • USFWS employee checks an abandoned gas well found on the refuge.
    • Surface Elevation Monitoring

    • Structures; Riparian environments; Rivers and streams; Habitat restoration; Wetland restoration; Wetlands; Wildlife refuges; Biologists (USFWS); Monitoring;
    • USFWS biologist Bill Bridgeland taking measurements on a Surface Elevation Table (SET) installed last year in cooperation with USGS. SETs will allow us to detect changes in the elevation of the marsh surface in response to the marsh restoration as...
    • Mississippi: Flooding at the Panther Swamp shop

    • Floods; Natural disasters; Wildlife refuges; Buildings, facilities and structures;
    • This photo, taken May 13, shows the quarters, shop, well house, oil shed and various outbuildings in five feet of water at Panther Swamp National Wildlife Refuge near Yazoo City, Mississippi. The water overtopped a nearby levee.
    • Mississippi: Panther Swamp, May 13

    • Floods; Natural disasters; Wildlife refuges;
    • This photo, taken May 13, shows the quarters, shop, well house, oil shed and various outbuildings in five feet of water at Panther Swamp National Wildlife Refuge near Yazoo City, Mississippi. The water overtopped a nearby levee.
    • Zebra mussel on native mussel

    • Aquatic environments;
    • The zebra mussel was inadvertently introduced to the United States and is now spreading rapidly, impacting native fish species, as well as clogging power plant intakes. Boaters, anglers, and waterfowl hunters can help prevent further spread of...
    • Sandhill cranes at Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge

    • Migratory birds; Birds; Shorebirds; Wetlands; Wildlife refuges;
    • The Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge is south of Sacramento in the northern reaches of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. Fish and Wildlife Service staff and partners have been working to restore historic wetland communities and enhance...
    • Western Snowy Plover Adult Feeding

    • Birds; Shorebirds; Endangered and/or Threatened species; Coastal environments;
    • The Pacific Coast population of the western snowy plover is federally listed under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 as threatened. Threats include poor reproductive success, resulting from human disturbance, predation, and inclement weather,...
    • Royal Tern

    • Wildlife refuges; Shorebirds; Birds; Coastal environments;
    • The loud, rolling “ Keer-reet ” call of foraging Royal Terns is among the most conspicuous and typical summer sounds of the mid-Atlantic and Gulf Coasts, as well as of Caribbean and southern California waters in fall and winter.
    • Royal Tern

    • Wildlife refuges; Shorebirds; Birds; Coastal environments;
    • The loud, rolling “ Keer-reet ” call of foraging Royal Terns is among the most conspicuous and typical summer sounds of the mid-Atlantic and Gulf Coasts, as well as of Caribbean and southern California waters in fall and winter.
    • Lahonton National Fish Hatchery

    • Fish hatcheries; Fisheries management; Buildings, facilities and structures;
    • The American Recovery & Reinvestment Act enabled the USFWS to rehabilitate water well pumps for fish production at the Lahontan National Fish Hatchery Complex. The Lahontan National Fish Hatchery Complex was authorized in 1956 to mitigate the...
    • Common Moorhen at Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge

    • Birds;Wetlands;Wildlife refuges
    • Squaw Creek NWR, Mound City, Missouri: From a trail atop the loess bluffs at Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge, one can see clear to tomorrow, or at least into Nebraska and Kansas as well as Missouri. Meanwhile, down on a pond, a common...
    • Pumping plant and bridge at Lake Havasu

    • Wildlife refuges; Water management; Rivers and streams; Buildings, facilities and structures; Green infrastructure;
    • Situated in central-western Arizona along the Lower Colorado River, the Bill Williams River extends a short 40 miles before emptying into the Colorado River at Lake Havasu. A portion of the river and its unique habitat are protected within the Bill...
    • Green infrastructure

    • Green infrastructure; Wildlife refuges; Work of the Service; Energy;
    • Situated in central-western Arizona along the Lower Colorado River, the Bill Williams River extends a short 40 miles before emptying into the Colorado River at Lake Havasu. A portion of the river and its unique habitat are protected within the Bill...
    • American flag displayed

    • Green infrastructure; Wildlife refuges; Energy; Exhibits;
    • Situated in central-western Arizona along the Lower Colorado River, the Bill Williams River extends a short 40 miles before emptying into the Colorado River at Lake Havasu. A portion of the river and its unique habitat are protected within the Bill...
    • Green infrastructure

    • Green infrastructure; Wildlife refuges; Work of the Service; Energy;
    • Situated in central-western Arizona along the Lower Colorado River, the Bill Williams River extends a short 40 miles before emptying into the Colorado River at Lake Havasu. A portion of the river and its unique habitat are protected within the Bill...
    • Butterflies of the last oasis sign

    • Wildlife refuges; Work of the Service; Wildlife viewing; Interpretation; Visitor services; Exhibits; Deserts;
    • Situated in central-western Arizona along the Lower Colorado River, the Bill Williams River extends a short 40 miles before emptying into the Colorado River at Lake Havasu. A portion of the river and its unique habitat are protected within the Bill...
    • Down by the river interpretative sign

    • Wildlife refuges; Work of the Service; Wildlife viewing; Interpretation; Visitor services; Exhibits;
    • Situated in central-western Arizona along the Lower Colorado River, the Bill Williams River extends a short 40 miles before emptying into the Colorado River at Lake Havasu. A portion of the river and its unique habitat are protected within the Bill...
    • Fishing pier

    • Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing; Fishes; Fishing; Lakes; Recreation; Leisure activities; Green infrastructure;
    • Situated in central-western Arizona along the Lower Colorado River, the Bill Williams River extends a short 40 miles before emptying into the Colorado River at Lake Havasu. A portion of the river and its unique habitat are protected within the Bill...
    • Rhino horns

    • Wildlife management; Work of the Service;
    • Rising global demand for rhino horn – both for alleged medicinal value and ornamental use – has led to an epidemic of poaching in Africa, as well as theft and illegal trade in rhino horns from museums and private collections. Illegal...

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