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    • Sweetwater Marsh National Wildlife Refuge

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    • Sweetwater Marsh NWR, Imperial Beach, California: This bit of salt-marsh habitat, just 315 acres, is all that's left of the huge salt marshes surrounding San Diego Bay. The refuge was developed as a result of a court-ordered settlement over a...
    • Nihoa Island

    • Adults; Birds; Coastal environments; Islands; Research; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Bird banding; Endangered and/or Threatened species;
    • Nihoa Island from ship. Nihoa Island is the largest volcanic island in the Northwestern Hawaiian chain, with an area of about 170 acres of land. Nihoa Millerbird Translocation
    • Pearl and Hermes Atoll

    • Aerial photography; Islands; Wildlife refuges; Tropical environments; Marine environments;
    • Pearl and Hermes Atoll is a large atoll with several small islets such as the ones shown here, forming a total of 96 acres of land surrounded by over 300,000 acres of coral reef habitat.
    • Bandon Marsh National Wildlife Refuge

    • Aerial photography; Oregon; NWR; Coastal environments; Wildlife refuges
    • Bandon Marsh NWR, Bandon, Oregon: Bandon National Wildlife Refuge consists of 289 acres of salt marsh on the southern coast of Oregon. Wildlife in this undisturbed area includes beavers, otters, harbor seals, and black-tailed deer. Waterfowl are...
    • Patuxent Science Symposium, 75th Anniversary oral history transcript Part 1 of 4

    • Agriculture; Bird banding; Birds; Biologists (USFWS); Biography; Diseases; Employees (USFWS); Fishes; History; Migration; Migratory birds; Pesticides; Research; Science; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Surveying; Tagging; Waterfowl; Wildlife...
    • This is Part 1 of 4 transcripts from the Patuxent Science Symposium, 75th Anniversary of the Patuxent Science Center. It includes speakers who talk about their time at working at Patuxent and some of the work they did. This transcript includes the...
    • Patuxent Science Symposium, 75th Anniversary oral history transcript Part 4 of 4

    • Agriculture; Bird banding; Birds; Biologists (USFWS); Biography; Diseases; Employees (USFWS); Fishes; History; Migration; Migratory birds; Pesticides; Research; Science; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Surveying; Tagging; Waterfowl; Wildlife...
    • This is Part 4 of 4 transcripts from the Patuxent Science Symposium, 75th Anniversary of the Patuxent Science Center. It includes speakers who talk about their time at working at Patuxent and some of the work they did. This transcript includes the...
    • Wyoming toads and cattle: at home on the range

    • Aquatic animals; Biologists (USFWS); Extinctions; Endangered and/or threatened; Amphibians;
    • Biologists feared that the Wyoming toad was extinct until 1987 when a fisherman discovered a population at Mortenson Lake on Swanson’s land. The discovery created excitement about a chance to save the species and its habitat, and it led Swanson...
    • Birdhouse in wetland area

    • Aquatic birds; Birds; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing; Work of the Service;
    • The Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge protects more than 47,000 acres of southern New Jersey coastal habitats which is actively managed for migratory birds. The refuge’s location in one of the Atlantic Flyway’s most active flight paths...
    • The coastal program: caring for our coastal habitats

    • Aquatic environments; Coastal environments; Coastal restoration; Coastal zone management; Habitat conservation;
    • 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.
    • Garden spider weaving web

    • Arachnids; Wildlife refuges; Landscape photography;
    • Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1990 with ambitious goals and a multifaceted mission. The mission of the Refuge is to actively protect, restore, reconstruct and manage the diverse native ecosystems of tallgrass prairie, oak...
    • Jim King oral history transcript

    • Aviation; Bird banding; Birds of prey; Employees (USFWS); Biography; Wildlife refuges; Wilderness; Waterfowl; Habitat conservation; Fishing; Conservation; Supervision; Management; Biologists (USFWS);
    • Jim King oral history interview as conducted by Mark Madison and Mary Lou King. Jim King was the first refuge manager at Clarence Rhode National Wildlife Refuge, which is now Yukon Delta. He also did the first report on a seabird colony at Cape...
    • Cloudberry plant

    • Berries; Berry picking; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Work of the Service; Climate change; Polar;
    • In a remote corner of northwestern Alaska lies Selawik Refuge, a special place of extreme climate, free-flowing rivers, and abundant wildlife. Here where the boreal forest of Interior Alaska meets the arctic tundra, thousands of waterfowl,...
    • Tom Butler

    • Biodiversity; Biological control; Wilderness; Podcast; Public Lecture;
    • Mark Madisoin speaks with Tom Butler at the Sc3 Conference held at the NCTC in Shepherdstown, WV. Tom is the editorial projects director for the Foundation for Deep Ecology, and a long-time conservation activist focused on wilderness and...
    • Bill Butler oral history transcript

    • Biography; Biologists (USFWS); Aircraft; Aviation; Employees (USFWS); History; Military; Migratory birds; Management; Surveying; Waterfowl;
    • Bill Butler oral history interview as conducted by Mark Madison. After leaving Alaska, Bill went to Washington D.C. as the aviation manager for the Fish and Wildlife Service.
    • Clay Hardy oral history transcript (conducted by Norman Olson)

    • Biography; Biologists (USFWS); Employees (USFWS); History; Military; Management; Aviation; Work of the Service; Wildlife management; Collaboration; Conservation; Native Americans;
    • Clay Hardy oral history interview as conducted by Norman Olson. Clady Hardy also spent time at Brigantine National Wildlife Refuge, Amchika, and in Anchorage.
    • Aily Zirkle oral history transcript

    • Biography; Birds; Employees (USFWS); Biological control; Education; Environmental quality; Environmental education; Winter sports; Wildlife viewing; Wildlife refuges; Villages; Migratory birds; Surveying; Migration;
    • Aily Zirkle oral history interview as conducted via radio interview.
    • Roger Kaye oral history transcript

    • Biography; Employees (USFWS); Aircraft; Aviation; Education outreach; History; Mapping; Management; Native Americans; Outreach; Planning; Trapping; Writing; Wildlife management; Wildlife refuges; Wilderness; Surveying;
    • Roger Kaye oral history interview as conducted by Norman Olson.
    • Walter Stieglitz oral history transcript

    • Biography; Employees (USFWS); History; Biologists (USFWS); Management; Migratory birds; Military; Wildlife refuges;
    • Walter Stieglitz oral history interview as conducted by John Cornely. In addition to the the locations and Fish and Wildlife sites listed below, Mr. Stieglitz worked as the following: Assistant Refuge Manager; refuge biologist; refuge district...

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