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    • 60th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway

    • videography; education; historic sites; history
    • Sixty years ago, a major battle in the midst of the Pacific, fought with aging equipment and inexperienced pilots and against incredible odds, turned the tide of World War II. On June 5, 2002, the Department of the Interior and U.S. Fish and...
    • "Shell Mound Archeological Site"

    • Recreation; Artifacts; Historic sites; Wildlife refuges; Signs;
    • This ancient feature was initially created by Archaic cultures and completed by Woodland period cultures. Its height was reached by the discarding the shells of their food source - oysters, clams, and other mollusks. over a 6,000 time span. Once...
    • A conversation with Stephen Potter

    • Education; Historic sites; History; Native Americans; Rivers and streams; Podcast; Public Lecture;
    • Stephen discusses his presentation "Aboriginal America and the Potomac Frontier, 1607-1676"
    • A talk with John Grabowska, NPS filmmaker

    • Environmental education; Environments (Natural); Historic sites; History; Parks; Wildlife viewing; Podcast; Public Lecture;
    • John discusses Yellowstone National Park and the making of his film "Land to Life".
    • Albatross Nesting Near Historic Building

    • Birds; Marine birds; Buildings, facilities and structures; Historic sites; History; Wildlife refuges; Islands; Tropical environments;
    • Albatross nest in the area surrounding a historic building on Sand Island, Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge.
    • American White Pelican

    • History; Historic sites; Migratory birds; Marine birds; Birds; Photography; Wildlife refuges;
    • A hand painted glass slide of an American White Pelican with its young at Malheur lake in 1908, photographed by Finley and Bohlman. Finley and Bohlman photographs would help Malheur become a bird refuge in 1908.
    • American White Pelican

    • History; Historic sites; Habitat conservation; Marine birds; Migratory birds; Birds; Photography; Wildlife refuges;
    • Rare at have action shots during this era of photography Finley and Bohlman are able to capture an American white pelican in flight at Klamath Marsh in 1905. These photographs would later help President Roosevelt declare Klamath Marsh a bird refuge...
    • Archaeological site and sign

    • Aquaculture; Aquatic environments; Aquatic plants; Banks; Coastal environments; Coastal zone management; Cultural resources; Environments (Natural); Erosion; Historic sites; Marine environments; Plants; Public access; Recreation sites; Resource...
    • Beautiful untouched coastline punctuated by Archaeological sign the foreground.
    • Assateague Island Lighthouse

    • Historic sites; Wildlife refuges; Buildings, facilities and structures;
    • Peek at the Assateague Island Lighthouse in Virginia
    • Bison in crates

    • Wildlife management; Work of the Service; Historic sites; Mammals;
    • Bison transplanting operation in Big Delta, Bison in crates, on ramp ready for shipment. Historic sites
    • Bison transplant in Big Delta

    • Wildlife management; Work of the Service; Mammals; Historic sites;
    • These bison in coral subsequently put in crates and moved to upper Copper River and released near Slana, Historic sites
    • Bison transplanting operation: Big Delta

    • Wildlife management; Work of the Service; Historic sites; Mammals;
    • Big Delta, Alaska. "Bison transplanting operations. Bison waiting to be crated." Bison released in Slana.
    • Bison transplanting operation: Big Delta

    • Wildlife management; Work of the Service; Historic sites; Mammals;
    • Big Delta, Alaska. "Trap door up, crate in place, ready to drive bison in crate." Bison released in Slana
    • Black-crowed Night-Heron

    • Habitat conservation; History; Historic sites; Birds; Marine birds; Migratory birds; Photography; Wildlife refuges;
    • A Black-crowed Night-Heron guarding its nest and eggs while Finley and Bohlman capture a shot at Malheur lake in 1908. Malheur lake would later become a bird refuge in 1908 when President Roosevelt saw photography Finley and Bohlman did of that...
    • Black-crowned Night-Heron

    • History; Historic sites; Marine birds; Migratory birds; Birds; Photography; Wildlife refuges;
    • Black-crowned Night-Heron at nest in Malheur lake. Hand painted glass slide by Finley and Bohlman in 1908.

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