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    • Seaplane in Alaska -1949

    • Alaska; refuge centennial; History; transportation;
    • The shallows along an Alaskan sandbar or lake edge were a convenient put-down location for a “Widgeon” seaplane engaged in spot checks of Alaska anglers in 1949. Here, C.L. Anderson, director of Alaska’s Territorial fisheries department and...
    • A conversation with filmmaker Jonathan Van Ballenberghe

    • Animal industry; Environments (Natural); Environmental education; Parks; Wildlife management; Wilderness; Podcast; Public Lecture;
    • Jonathan Van Ballenberghe is the filmmaker for "In the Company of Moose." This film chronicles Biologist Vic Van Ballenberghe who has spent more time living with wild moose in Denali National Park, Alaska than any other researcher in the world.
    • Habitat suitability index models: Gadwall (breeding)

    • Aquatic birds; Biological control; Habitat conservation; Migratory birds; Wetlands;
    • The basis for this HSI model was developed in a workshop that included the following waterfowl biologists form the Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Jamestown, ND: Leo Kirsch (retired), John Lokemoen, and George Swanson. These individuals...
    • Status of the double-crested cormorant (phalacrocorax auritus) in North America

    • Aquatic birds; Birds; Endangered and/or threatened; Migratory birds; Monitoring; Research; Statistics; Waterfowl;
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Alaskan blueberry on branch

    • Berries; Vegetation; Wildlife refuges;
    • The Alaska Highway is the northern boundary of the 682,604 acre Tetlin Refuge for 65 miles northwest of Alaska-Yukon border. From scenic overlooks you can view wetlands important to breeding waterfowl, and boreal forests and alpine habitats...
    • Holding Alaskan blueberries

    • Berry picking; Berries; Wildlife refuges;
    • The Alaska Highway is the northern boundary of the 682,604 acre Tetlin Refuge for 65 miles northwest of Alaska-Yukon border. From scenic overlooks you can view wetlands important to breeding waterfowl, and boreal forests and alpine habitats...
    • 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.
    • John Fort oral history transcript

    • Biography; Employees (USFWS); History; Fire management; Fires; Ecosystem recovery; Prescribed burning; Silviculture; Research;
    • John Fort oral history interview as conducted by Jennifer Hinckley. John spent time with the Forest Service and BLM before working for the Fish and Wildlife Service. In addition to working in the various locations listed, he was also the first...
    • Phillip Blanchett oral history transcript

    • Biography; Native Americans; Fishing; Environments (Natural);
    • Phillip Blanchett oral history interview as conducted by an unknown source. Phillip Blanchettof the band Pamyua talks about the band, which uses song and dance to interpret native chants and songs, and he discusses growing up in Alaska.
    • Russell Earnest oral history transcript

    • Biologists (USFWS); Biography; Employees (USFWS); History; Military; Fishes; Pesticides; Wetlands; Wildlife impacts; Waterfowl; Buildings, facilities and structures; Budgets; Environments (Natural); Monitoring; Planning;
    • Russell Earnest oral history interview as conducted by Dennis Holland. Mr. Earnest had worked at various areas including: Denver Wildlife Research Center, as a Fish Pesticide Biologist, at the Fish Pesticide Research Facility in Tiburon,...
    • Virginia Wood and Dr. Robert Weeden oral history transcript

    • Biologists (USFWS); Conservation; History;
    • Virginia "Ginny" Wood and Dr. Robert "Bob" Weeden oral history interview as conducted by Roger Kaye and unknown female. This interview mainly discusses the Conservation Movement in Alaska and the Alaska Conservation Society.
    • Bruce Conant & Jim King and oral history transcript

    • Biologists (USFWS); History; Aviation; Military; Surveying; Waterfowl; Employees (USFWS)
    • Bruce Conant & Jim King oral history interview as conducted by John Cornely. Bruce piloted aircraft for the FWS doing breeding/waterfowl surveys out of Juneau, Alaska.
    • Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel chick, Ulak Island

    • Birds; Marine birds; Coastal environments; Research
    • This bird is primarily known to breed on the Aleutian Islands off the Alaskan coast and sometimes on the coasts of British Columbia. This bird spends most of its time at sea and prefers cooler waters
    • Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel chick, Ulak Island

    • Birds; Marine birds; Research; Coastal environments
    • This bird is primarily known to breed on the Aleutian Islands off the Alaskan coast and sometimes on the coasts of British Columbia. This bird spends most of its time at sea and prefers cooler waters

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