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.
Adults; Children; Connecting people with nature; Education; Education outreach; Environmental education; Interpretation; Leisure activities; Public access; Recreation; Vegetation; Visitor services; Wildlife refuges; Work of the Service; Youth;
Children really get to experience the life of a bear. One of the many programs available at the refuge.
Visitor Services; Work of the Service;Wildlife refuges; Exhibits; Buildings, facilities and structures
The Alaska Islands & Ocean Visitor Center opened in Homer Alaska in December 2003. It brings the remote, off-shore island world of the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge to the visitor in dynamic exhibits, an award winning film and...
Birds; Work of the Service; Wildlife refuges; Visitor services; Coastal environments; Islands; Leisure activities
Alaska Islands & Ocean Visitor Center is your window to the largest seabird Refuge in the world – with all of the natural wonders of Kachemak Bay on the Kenai Peninsula right outside its doors. From sea stars to sea lions, this spectacular...
Wildlife Refuges; Visitor services; Work of the Service; Tourism; Volunteers;
The Aransas National Wildlife Refuge had been established in 1937 to serve as “a refuge and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife…” and “…for use as an inviolate sanctuary, or for any other management purpose, for...