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    • 2012 Annual Report: youth in the great outdoors

    • 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.
    • Talking with Gary Ferguson

    • Children; Podcast; Public Lecture;
    • Over the past twenty-five years Gary Ferguson has written for a wide variety of publications, from Vanity Fair to The Los Angeles Times. He’s also author of 18 books on science and nature, including the award-winning Hawks Rest, published by...
    • Fish and wildlife news: special issue on children and nature

    • Connecting people with nature; Environmental education; Recreation
    • This special edition of Fish & Wildlife News provides a glimpse of what Service employees from coast to coast are already doing to reconnect children with nature. From the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge, where youngsters...
    • 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.
    • A conversation with author Jon Waterman

    • Boating; Climate change; Climate effects; Dams; Deserts; Environmental education; Environments (Natural); Rocks; Wilderness; Podcast; Public Lecture;
    • In 1869, John Wesley Powell led a small party down the Green and Colorado Rivers in a bold attempt to explore the Grand Canyon for the first time. After their monumental expedition, they told of raging rapids, constant danger, and breathtaking...
    • 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.
    • A conversation with Larry Battson;

    • Rare species; Podcast; Public Lecture;
    • Bigfoot is a legendary (some claim “imaginary”) ape-like human who has been reportedly sighted from California to Indiana. Battson will give a presentation on the facts and fictions of Bigfoot including analysis of recordings of Bigfoot and...
    • Meet Forest McCarthy

    • Wilderness; Skiing; Podcast; Public Lecture;
    • McCarthy's pioneering work utilized historic photos and contemporary excursions to chronicle the significant changes occurring over the last hundred years in arctic landscapes. Forrest McCarthy has been a wilderness advocate and back country skier...
    • Peter Essick

    • Photography; Climate change; Podcast;
    • Mark Madison speaks with Peter at the Sc3 at the NCTC in Shepherdstown, WV. For the past 23 years, Peter Essick has worked as a freelance photojournalist. His main client has been National Geographic magazine, and he has produced more than 30...
    • Fulfilling the promise: the National Wildlife Refuge System

    • Planning; Wildlife refuges;
    • This report on the National Wildlife Refuge System is the culmination of a year-long process involving teams of Service employees who examined the System within the framework of Wildlife and Habitat, People, and Leadership. The report was the focus...
    • John Brooks oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Employees (USFWS); Law enforcement; Management; Pet trade;
    • Oral history interview with John Brooks. Interviewer identified as "MM" or Mark Madison. Refuges; Wildlife;
    • Jane Carter oral history interview

    • History; Biography; Agriculture; Animal industry; Connecting people with nature; Industries; Tourism; Wetlands;
    • Oral history interview with Jane Carter. Reference to cheese industry
    • Jim Salyer oral history transcript

    • History; Personnel; Wildlife refuges; Training; Resource management; Wildlife management;
    • Jim Salyer oral history interview with Mark Madison as interviewer.
    • Jim Tisdale oral history transcript

    • Biography; History; Management; Employees (USFWS); Bird banding;
    • Jim Tisdale oral history interview as conducted by Denny Holland. Along with working at the various refuges, Jim also spent time in the Atlanta GA. and Salt Lake City, Utah area offices.

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