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    • Saving the Places We Love

    • videography; broadcast; history; education
    • .In this program NCTC Historian, Dr. Mark Madison, hosts an interview with Ned Tillman, Author of “Saving the Places We Love” and “The Chesapeake Watershed”. March 18, 2015. Ned Tillman is the creative and driving force behind the...
    • California condor (Gymnogyps californianus) recovery plan. Third revision.

    • Endangered and/or threatened; Birds; Birds of prey; Captive breeding; Reintroduction; Raptors;
    • 1976, (41 FR 187). Long recognized as a vanishing species (Cooper 1890, Koford 1953, Wilbur 1978), the California condor remains one ofthe world’s rarest and most imperiled vertebrate species. Despite intensive conservation...
    • 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
    • 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

    • 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, also 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)
    • Little brown bats

    • Bats;
    • A pair of Little Brown Bats, also called Little Brown Myotis, hang together in the Deschutes National Forest located in Oregon.
    • Pyrrhuloxia

    • Birds; Perching birds;
    • A pyrrhuloxia, also known as the desert cardinal, perches on a branch above water.
    • Saltcedar

    • Invasive species; Plants; Wildlife refuges; Scenics;
    • A scenic view of the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge in Utah. The Saltcedar found in the foreground of the picture plane is an invasive species that was introduced to the U.S. in the 1800's. Saltcedar, also known as tamarisk, absorbs large amounts...


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