Work of the Service; Youth; Education outreach; Environmental education; Volunteers; Connecting people with nature; Employees (USFWS); Leisure activities; Partnerships;
Engaging, educating, and employing our nation’s youth in conservation are major priorities for the Department of the Interior (Department), and in 2009 the Youth in the Great Outdoors (YGO) initiative was established.
This report focuses on only one of the values generated by national wildlife refuges: how recreational visitors impact local income and employment. Travel to participate in non-consumptive uses of the natural environment has been called...
Bill and Jean Thomas oral history interview with Roger Kaye. Note that Mr. and Mrs. Thomas were not Fish and Wildlife Service employees, but were long time residents of the Upper Porcupine and Upper Black Rivers in Alaska.