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    • FWS Biologist with Condor

    • FWS Biologist; FWS Employees (USFWS); Endangered species; Patuxent Research Refuge; Maryland
    • A FWS biologist is observing a condor in captivity at the Patuxent Research Refuge. The California condor is one of the largest flying birds in the world, with a wing span of more than nine feet. Condors can soar and glide for hours without...
    • Setting Trap for Delmarva Fox Squirrel

    • FWS Employees (USFWS); Endangered species; Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge; Maryland
    • A FWS biologist is setting a trap to tag the endangered Delmarva Fox Squirrel. This large, slate grey tree squirrel has an unusually full, fluffy tail and white belly. Once found throughout the Delmarva Penninsula, remnant populations of the...
    • FWS Employees Check Alligator

    • Florida Panther NWR; Florida; Endangered species; Reptiles; FWS Employees (USFWS); Resource management
    • Although it was established to protect the endangered Florida Panther, many plants and animals inhabit the Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge. Protecting the ecosystem that the Florida Panther calls home requires Service employees to...
    • FWS Employee Monitoring Weather Station

    • Agassiz NWR; Minnesota; FWS Employees (USFWS);
    • CHECKING WEATHER STATION. Winter is a challenge for wildlife and biologists at Agassiz National Wildlife Refuge in Minnesota. Communities near the refuge are often the coldest spots in the lower 48. Weather monitoring is one of many sources of...
    • FWS Employee with Peregrine Falcon

    • FWS Employees (USFWS); Endangered species species;Birds; Raptors; Monomoy NWR; Maine; National Wildlife Refuge
    • FWS personnel with falcon "hacker." The decline of the Peregrine Falcon coincided with the introduction of the pesticide DDT in 1947. Birds of prey at the top of the food chain, such as falcons, ingested relatively high levels of the pesticide,...
    • FWS Law Enforcement

    • FWS Employees (USFWS); South Dakota; Sand Lake NWR
    • SAND LAKE NWR HUNTING REGULATIONS. A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service law enforcement officer discusses hunting regulations with a hunter at Sand Lake National Wildlife Refuge in South Dakota. Hunters who abide by these laws ensure that opportunities...
    • FWS Personnel with Canoe

    • FWS Employees (USFWS); Sunkhaze Meadow National Wildlife Refuge; Maine
    • Since 1903, increased urbanization, changes in agricultural practices, drainage and development of marshes and tidal wetlands, drought and pollution continue to take their toll on America's wildlife habitat. Employees of the U.S. Fish and...
    • Florida Panther Research

    • Florida Panther NWR; Florida; Endangered species; research; FWS Employees (USFWS); Resource management; partnerships
    • The tranquilized panther is banded for research purposes by FWS personnel. The Florida Panther is one of the most endangered mammals on earth. Only 30 to 50 adults are believed to survive in the wild, in a habitat that has been diminishing for...
    • FWS EmployeeTalks with Visitors at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge

    • Chincoteague NWR; Virginia; FWS Employees (USFWS)
    • VISITORS TO CHINCOTEAGUE. Recreational activities vary with each refuge and with the seasons. Visitors, like these to Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, one of the most heavily visited refuges in the system, check with the refuge manager to...

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