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...
Jim McCuag oral history interview as conducted by John Cornely. Note that Mr. McCuag is a retiree of the Canadian Wildlife Service, as well as being the Canadian director of the North American Waterfowl Management Plan.
Chuck Dunkerly is a Producer and Director for the National Park Service at the Harpers Ferry Center. He has delivered scores of award winning films for National Parks, on topics as diverse as on the Olympic National Park, Homesteading, Voting...
Military; Biography; History; Employees (USFWS); Youth; Recreation; Management; Hiking; Wilderness; Work of the Service; Wildlife refuges; Public access; Planning;
John Kurtz oral history transcript as conducted by Norman Olson. John Kurtz also spent time in the Phoenix Area Office in charge of refuges in Arizona and New Mexico. He also worked as supervisor for the northern refuges in Alaska.
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.