Stationed at the
ocean ports, and border
inspectors monitor an
annual trade worth
more than $ 1.4 billion.
They stop illegal
smuggled wildlife and
Inspectors clear legal imports and
exports, and stop shipments that
violate the law. They make sure that
wildlife imports and exports are
accompanied by the required permits
and licenses, and verify that the
contents of shipments match the
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
“ 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...
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 ‘...
Izembek National Wildlife Refuge lies between the highly productive waters of the Bering Sea and the Gulf of Alaska. Within the heart of the Refuge is Izembek Lagoon, a 30-mile long and 5-mile wide coastal ecosystem that contains one of the world's...
The Yukon Flats National Wildlife Refuge was established to conserve fish and wildlife populations and habitats in their natural diversity including nesting waterfowl, other migratory birds, dall sheep, bears, moose, wolves, wolverines, other...
Jonathan Van Ballenberghe is the filmmaker for "In the Company of Moose." This film chronicles Biologist Vic Van Ballenberghe who has spent more time living with wild moose in Denali National Park, Alaska than any other researcher in the world.
In response to increased interest in the quality of playa lakes and their recognition of valuable wildlife habitat, the Arlington Field Office of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, initiated a multi-year contaminants survey of playa lakes of the...
Dr. David Trauger oral history interview as conducted by John Cornely. Others areas Dr. Trauger at or for include: Great Plains Waterfowl Research Station, Mt. Moriah Wetland Production Area, Crystal Springs Study Area, Northern Prairie Wildlife...
John Opie oral history interview as conducted by Lisa Mighetto. Note that Mr. Opie is not an employee with the Fish and Wildlife Service, but is one of the founders of the American Society of Environmental History (ASEH).
Estella B. Leopold and Trish Stevenson oral history interview as conducted by Stephen Laubach. Estella (youngest daughter of Aldo Leopold) and Trish are talking about the Aldo Leopold Fountain from its beginning to what they envision for the...
Biography; History; Military; Employees (USFWS); Fish hatcheries; Management;
Galen Butterbaugh oral history transcript as conducted by John Cornely. Galen also spent time at Manchester National Fish Hatchery in Iowa, Crawford National Fish Hatchery in Nebraska and was regional director in the Denver regional office (Region...
Dr. George Finney oral history interview as conducted by David Smith. Dr. George Finney started out with the Federal Service in Canada in 1977 as a senior biologist looking at native harvest and eventually moved his way into management as a a...
Queen of The Sun is an in-depth investigation to discover the causes and solutions behind Colony Collapse Disorder; a phenomenon where honeybees vanish from their hives, never to return. Queen of The Sun follows the voices and visions of...
This is a preliminary biological assessment of Kirwin National Wildlife Refuge. Stimulation for the report was based on the concept that future decisions related to the biological portion of the Comprehensive Conservation Plan will be based on the...
This report is an initial biological assessment of wetland conditions on Long Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Slade National Wildlife Refuge, and Florence Lake National Wildlife Refuge that was conducted as part of the pre-planning phase for...
Biologists (USFWS); Fisheries management; Fishes; Water; Work of the Service; Saltwater fishes;
This existing literature contains only few and incomplete descriptions of the red snapper fishery. Comprehensive descriptions have been made at various times by Stearns (1885); Jarvis (1935); and Camber (1955). There is, however, no up-to-date...