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    • Oil spill curriculum

    • Oil spills; Shorebirds; Wildlife refuges;
    • The Shorebird Sister Schools Program presents an activity that explores the impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Gulf Oil Spill on coastal birds and the work of many dedicated professionals helping in species recovery, with a focus on career...
    • Food from the sea: fish and shellfish of New England.

    • History; Aquatic environments; Fishes; Fisheries management; Fishing; Commercial fishing; Overfishing;
    • "In New England, the specific job is to spread consumption more uniformly over the nearly 80 species of fish and shellfish that are brought, into local ports each year. Production records 'of the fishing industry show a serious lack of...
    • Climate Change:  Wildlife and Wildlands

    • Videography; wildlife conservation; education; climate change; outreach
    • A 12 minute video on climate change science and the impacts on wildlife and their habitat in the US. This video can be used in classrooms as an introduction to the topic, or in visitor centers and interpretive talks in informal educational...
    • Burrowing Owl

    • Species of concern; Birds; Habitat restoration; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing;
    • A burrowing owl perches on rocks in the Cibola National Wildlife Refuge. Artificial burrows have been constructed on the refuge.
    • Flowering plant

    • Flowering plants; Wildlife refuges;
    • A burst of color on the refuge.
    • Caged Nutria

    • Aquatic animals; Invasive species; Mammals; Rodents; Wildlife management; Trapping; Tagging;
    • A caged nutria, waiting to be tagged. The animals are trapped in order to tag them to better understand the habits of nutria and preventing their spreading.
    • Collar Tag for Nutria

    • Aquatic animals; Invasive species; Mammals; Rodents; Wildlife management; Trapping; Tagging;
    • A collar tag to be put on a nutria. It's designed stretch so it can be put on snugly and a nutria will neither get a limb stuck inside nor have trouble breathing. Tagging the animals will help biologists to better understand the nutria's habits and...
    • FWS Employee with Chinook Salmon

    • Leavenworth NFH; Washington; Fishes;
    • A fisheries biologist at Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery in Washington displays a mature spring Chinook salmon which has migrated upstream to spawn. The Service operates 12 National Fish Hatcheries in Washington which raise several species of...
    • Laysan Albatross Stuck in Debris on Eastern Island

    • Islands; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts; Birds; Coastal environments; Marine birds; Weather impacts;
    • A Laysan albatross is stuck in debris on Eastern Island after a tsunami generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan struck the refuge at 11:36 PM on Thursday, March 10th and continued for the next few hours. On March 15, FWS released...
    • Explore the world with shorebirds

    • Birds; Shorebirds;
    • A multidisciplinary education guide for grades 2-12 (with sections on "How to Adapt" for Preschool - 1st grade, home schools, youth groups, and nature centers)
    • Nutria Health Exam

    • Aquatic animals; Invasive species; Mammals; Rodents; Wildlife management; Trapping; Tagging; Biologists (USFWS);
    • A nutria is examined before being tagged. Tagging the animals will help biologists to better understand nutria and prevent their spreading.

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