Species Status categories:
at- risk species — species of plants and animals that are
Federal candidate species and those that the Service
has not identified as candidate species, but are facing
threat( s) and are potential...
“ Conservation districts have long
advocated that natural resources
conservation must come from
voluntary, incentive- based approaches.
For species conservation, it is clear
that success lies in flexible tools and
incentives that promote...
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...
"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...
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...
A dramtic shot by Finley and Bohlman of a dead Western Grebe in front of its nest and eggs in an effort to end plume hunting at Malheur Lake. Finley and Bohlman were later successful in ending plume hunting at Malheur when it became a bird refuge...
A Filney and Bohlman hand painted glass slide of California gull's in Klamath Marsh, 1905. "It seems to me that the gull is more nearly at the head of class than any other bird, when it comes to intelligence... he lives s simple, easy life,...
Sport Fishing; Rainbow Trout; Outdoors; Recreation; Family; Kenai National Wildlife Refuge
A four year old Alaska youth poses with his first fish. The 17 inch rainbow give him quite a time as it made several long runs, jumped a foot or more into the air many times and then dove for the bottom. The youngster still talks of the fish and...