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.
Work of the Service; Youth; Children; Environmental education; Leisure activities; Partnerships;
This shows children playing outside with a wooden interactive toy at the Outdoor Nature Explore Classroom. The Children’s Tree House is the 1st certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom in the state of WV.
Work of the Service; Wildlife management; Wildlife refuges; Conservation; Conservation science; Writing;
May 27, 2007 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Rachel Carson, one of the world’s foremost leaders in conservation. Her work as an educator, scientist and writer revolutionized America’s interest in environmental issues.
Work of the Service; Children; Education outreach; Environmental education; Fish hatcheries; Service patch; Recreation; Recreation sites; Leisure activities; Threatened species; Endangered species; Signs;
Mother and daughter at Spring Creek National Fish Hatchery. Pacific Northwest Fisheries.