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.
Connecting people with nature; Environmental education; Recreation
This special edition of Fish & Wildlife News provides a glimpse of what Service employees from coast to coast are already doing to reconnect children with nature. From the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge, where youngsters...
This fish ladder leads directly from the Columbia River. Salmon returning from the Pacific Ocean travel hundreds of miles to reach the place of their birth. The salmon's sense of smell will lead them up the river, to the fish ladder and right back...
Fish hatcheries; Fisheries management; Fishes; Employees (USFWS);
FWS employee, Maria Montoya, gets close with a Fall Tule Chinook on her visit to Spring Creek National Fish Hatchery with other USFWS Pacific Region employees to help with Fall Tule Chinook spawning activities at the hatchery.