Elementary students viewing shorebirds at the Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival as part of the Shorebird Sister Schools project. The festival is sponsored by Alaska Maritime NWR and the Homer Chamber of Commerce
Work of the Service; Youth; Education outreach; Environmental education; Volunteers; Connecting people with nature; Employees (USFWS); Leisure activities; Partnerships;
Engaging, educating, and employing our nation’s youth in conservation are major priorities for the Department of the Interior (Department), and in 2009 the Youth in the Great Outdoors (YGO) initiative was established.
Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival viewing stations allow good viewing of large varieties of migratory birds. This festival is usually held the 1st or 2nd weekend of May and is sponsored by Alaska Maritime NWR and the Homer Chamber of Commerce
This is a status assessment of the double-crested cormorant in North America as of 2001. It includes general information on the bird, biological information and area-specific population information for throughout North America.