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    • Albert Novara oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Aircraft; Biologists (USFWS); Waterfowl; Surveying; Photography; Wetland restoration; Employees (USFWS);
    • Albert Novara oral history interview as conducted by Mark Madison. Albert Novara joined the federal government as a flyways biologist conducting aerial surveys. He flew in Canada, Mexico, North Dakota and the Arctic.
    • Northern aplomado Falcon (Falco femoralis septentrionalis)

    • Raptors; Grasslands; Birds; Birds of prey; Deserts; Prairies; Partnerships; Military
    • Aplomado falcons (Falco femoralis) inhabit desert grasslands and savannas of Latin America, and formerly inhabited desert grasslands and coastal prairies of Texas, New Mexico, and southeastern Arizona. The falcon ranges through most of South...
    • Art Sowls oral history transcript

    • Employees (USFWS); Biography; History; Maintenance; Birds; Marine birds; Migratory birds; Biologists (USFWS); Rodents; Marine mammals; Outreach; Conservation;
    • Art Sowls oral history interview as conducted by John Cornely.
    • Ave Thayer oral history transcript

    • Biography; Employees (USFWS); History; Hunting; Law enforcement; Trapping; Surveying; Aircraft; Aviation; Mammals; Management; Habitat conservation; Rivers and streams; Wilderness;
    • Ave Thayer oral history interview as conducted by Mark Madison. As well as working at Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and Kenai Moose National Wildlife Refuge, Mr. Thayer also worked in Anchorage under the Alaska Game Commission, and in McGrath,...
    • Bill and Jean Thomas oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Camping; Hunting;
    • Bill and Jean Thomas oral history interview with Roger Kaye. Note that Mr. and Mrs. Thomas were not Fish and Wildlife Service employees, but were long time residents of the Upper Porcupine and Upper Black Rivers in Alaska.
    • Charles Roth oral history transcript

    • Conservation; Youth; Writing; Illustrations;Art
    • Charles Roth oral history interview that mainly includes discussions about meeting Thornton Burgess and some of his work.
    • Clarence Rhode

    • History; Aircraft; Aviation
    • Clarence Rhode (d.1958) served as supervisor of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s aircraft division in Alaska following his World War II tenure as a bush pilot. Becoming the agency’s regional director in 1948, Rhode remained a bush pilot at...
    • David Janes oral history transcript

    • Biography; Employees (USFWS); Forestry; Military; Realty; Wetlands; Writing; Planning; Buildings, facilities and structures; Management; Youth; Biologists (USFWS);
    • David Janes oral history interview as conducted by Dorothe Norton. Along with working at various refuges, David Janes worked out of the regional offices in Region 5 and Region 6. He retired in 1997 as a GS-12 Land Acquisition Planning Biologist...
    • David L. Spencer oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Personnel; Wildlife refuges; Aviation;
    • David L. Spencer oral history interview with Jim King. Please note: Dave passed away February 9, 2000, before these tapes were transcribed and he had the opportunity to edit the draft.
    • Denny Holland oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Reptiles; Relocation; Reintroduction; Waterfowl; Game management; Game birds; Maintenance; Employees (USFWS);
    • Denny Holland oral history interview as conducted by Mark Madison.
    • Dick Myren oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Personnel; Fisheries management; Vehicles;
    • Dick Myren oral history interview with Jim King as interviewer. Note that this appears to be a supplement to Mr. Myren's original interview; here, he goes into greater detail about his expirences as a fisheries biologist in Alaska during the...
    • David Trauger oral history transcript

    • Biography; Employees (USFWS); History; Realty; International conservation; Waterfowl; Habitat conservation; Migration; Aviation;
    • Dr. David Trauger oral history interview as conducted by John Cornely. Others areas Dr. Trauger at or for include: Great Plains Waterfowl Research Station, Mt. Moriah Wetland Production Area, Crystal Springs Study Area, Northern Prairie Wildlife...
    • Edmund Shuda Jr. oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Realty; Employees (USFWS);
    • Edmund Norton Jr. oral history interview as conducted by Dorothe Norton. Edmund Shuda Jr. worked out of the Minneapolis regional office traveling throughout the region working in the realty department. He retired as a GS 11 Realty Specialist.
    • Edwin "Phil" Pister oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Aquatic environments; Arid environments; Biodiversity; Fishes; Aquatic environments; Predators;
    • Edwin "Phil" Pister oral history as conducted by Mark Madison. Mr. Pister founded the Desert Fishes Council in 1969.
    • Gerry Lowry oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Employees (USFWS); Management; Military;
    • Gerry Lowry oral history interview as conducted by Dorothe Norton. Gerry Lowry worked for the Soil Conservation Service as a biologist before coming to the Fish and Wildlife Service as an environmental specialist and eventually Assistant Regional...

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