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    • Ushagat Island,  White Bog Orchid

    • AMNWR; Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge; Gulf of Alaska Unit; Botany; Vegetation; Flowers;Wildflowers; Scenics
    • 1988, THis flower is also called the White Bog Candle, most likely Platanthera dilatata
    • From our Partners

    • 2 Dear Friends and Neighbors, Private landowners, large and small, play a vital role conserving habitat for fish, wildlife, and plants. In fact, more than two- thirds of the nation’s threatened and endangered species use habitat found on...
    • A Texas Rancher Who Became a Believer

    • 6 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 toad, an...
    • Safe Harbor Agreements

    • 7 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

    • 8 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 ‘...
    • 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...
    • Refuge Buildings on Karluk Lake

    • Wildlife refuges; Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge; ARLIS; Alaska
    • "U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Headquarters at Karluk Lake, Kodiak. Badly needs replacing as these are major headquarters several months of year."; view from boat; also seen in this photo is another small, dilapidated shed approximately 100 feet...
    • Trout lily

    • Flowering plants; Plants;
    • A close view three yellow trout lily flowers. This plant is also known as the dogtooth violet.
    • Young spotted sandpiper

    • History; Birds; Migratory birds; Photography; Wildlife refuges; Art
    • A hand painted glass slide of a young spotted sandpiper taken by William L. Finley and Herman Bohlman during a 1905 photograph trip to Klamath Marsh. Finley and Bohlman's photographs of the area in 1905 would later help Klamath become a bird refuge...
    • 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...
    • Marsh hawk

    • Birds; Birds of prey;
    • A marsh hawk, known also as a hen harrier, uses an upright log for a perch.
    • 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)


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