Wildlife inspectors work closely
with Service special agents and
counterparts from the U. S. Customs
Service and other Federal agencies
that police international trade.
They staff special enforcement
task forces that conduct inspection
This booklet provides information for citizen stewards and
landowners, who embody President Bush’s vision of cooperative
conservation— a vision built upon innovation, local ideas, inspiration
and incentives, and on- the- ground...
A Texas Cattle Rancher Who “ Became a Believer”
“ We’re just ‘ wildlifing’ it all over the place, and we’re
happy to do it,” Bob Long said. Long is enhancing
habitat on his 550- acre property to benefit the Houston
Environmental Defense, a nonprofit organization, was
the key in reaching out to Long and provided funding
for biologists to conduct population surveys for the
toad on his property. Long is helping Environmental
Defense and the Service promote...
Karner Blue – A Butterfly Captivates Wisconsin
“ Instead of hearing, ‘ I don’t have that butterfly on
my property,’ I hear, ‘ How can I get some of that wild
lupine seed?’ ‘ You should see the lupine patch
I have going!’ or...
What are the benefits?
For the landowner: Allows private landowners
to submit project proposals directly to the Fish
and Wildlife Service and offers a low cost- share
ratio to assist landowners in...
Adults; Children; Connecting people with nature; Education; Education outreach; Environmental education; Interpretation; Leisure activities; Public access; Recreation; Teens; Vegetation; Visitor services; Wildlife refuges; Work of the Service;...
This boy is uncertain but happy to be this close to an alligator head, that doesn't bite.
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;
Students prepare for a race of the bears as part of the environmental education experience.
Bandon Marsh NWR, Bandon, Oregon: Bandon National Wildlife Refuge consists of 289 acres of salt marsh on the southern coast of Oregon. Wildlife in this undisturbed area includes beavers, otters, harbor seals, and black-tailed deer. Waterfowl are...
Mark Madison speaks with Buddy Huffaker at the Sc3 at the NCTC in Shepherdstown, WV. Buddy is the executive director of the Aldo Leopold Foundation in Baraboo, Wisconsin, where he works on a variety of land management issues, including the...
Rat Island in the western Aleutians got infested with rats in 1780 when a Japanese sailing ship went aground. It may have been an important seabird colony, but little bird life now exists. Rats in large numbers still persist on Rat Island by ...
Amphibians; Children; Connecting people with nature; Education; Education outreach; Environmental education; Interpretation; Public access; Reptiles; Visitor services; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing; Work of the Service; Youth; Adults;
This little girl doesn't want to give this alligator back. Part of the fun people can enjoy at the refuge.