Aquatic animals; Aquatic environments; Biological control; Habitat conservation; Invasive species; Population control; Work of the Service;
This is a plan to prevent zebra mussels and other aquatic nuisance species from spreading westward. This document includes background on the issue, including the current and potential impacts, ecological, economic and otherwise, the spread of these...
This is a status assessment of the double-crested cormorant in North America as of 2001. It includes general information on the bird, biological information and area-specific population information for throughout North America.
This is a fact sheet about work completed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Coastal Program which is designed to help manage coastal habitat. It includes information regarding work completed in many coastal areas of the United States.
Art; Aquatic animals; Endangered and/or threatened; Rivers and streams;
This is a poster about freshwater mussels. One side displays a subaquatic environment featuring mussels and various fish, while the reverse side describes the mussels' life cycle and ecosystem role as well as what is being done to protect them.
Art; Children; Education outreach; Environmental quality; Estuarine environments; Illustrations; Habitat conservation; Human impacts; Illustrations; Pollution; Water Pollution; Connecting people with nature
This is a children's coloring book featuring "Chessie," a fictional friendly monster inhabiting the Chesapeake Bay. Chessie narrates a rhyming story simply describing the bay, the issues plaguing it, and what children (and others) may do to help....
Art; Children; Education outreach; Illustrations; Education outreach; Connecting people with nature; Parks
This is a children's coloring storybook. It follows Mark Trail as he explains to young Rusty the importance of taking care of America's park lands. It also includes several games and activities. Note: The Mark Trail/Ed Dodd in Gainesville, GA is...
This is a children's coloring book of various endangered species. It provides images of each species for coloring, as well as educational information on the species. The animals included are: Bald Eagle, California red-legged frog Karner Blue...
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).
Birds; Birds of prey; Endangered and/or threatened; Migratory birds; Raptors;
This is a fact sheet describing the peregrine falcon in North America. It outlines the history of the bird, its decline in the mid-twentieth century due to DDT, and its successful recovery in the years since.
Birds; Birds of prey; Habitat conservation; Wildlife refuges;
This is a list of all United States National Wildlife Refuges that are inhabited by bald eagles. It includes a map indicating the listed refuges, and denotations of refuges created specifically for the protection of bald eagles.
This is a booklet that describes various migratory birds that are familiar in the United States. The species covered include the American robin, the American goldfinch, the Ruby-throated hummingbird, the eastern bluebird, the barn swallow, the gray...