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; Ceremonies; Celebrations; Environmental education; Leisure activities; Partnerships;
This is a picture of Jay Slack, Director of the National Conservation Training Center, at the certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom ribbon cutting ceremony. The Children’s Tree House is the 1st certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom in...
This is a fact sheet describing the United States Fish and Wildlife Service. It briefly describes the mission and history of the Service and the Service's current conservation work and plans for the future.
Wildlife viewing; Connecting people with nature; Habitat conservation; Landscape conservation; Wildlife refuges; Roads; Transportation
America’s Byways™ provide
opportunities to experience the beauty,
histor y, and natural heritage of our
country. The mission and goals of the
National Scenic Byways Program are
consistent with those of the National
Wildlife Refuge System.
Wildlife refuges; Work of the Service; Wildlife viewing; Tourism; Visitor services; Exhibits; Interpretation; Connecting people with nature; Children;
The Herbert H. Bateman Educational and Administrative Center is an award-winning visitor center, which opened in October of 2003. There are a variety of exhibits in the visitor center about the history of the island and the refuge, and the plants...