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    • Conserving the nature of America

    • Work of the Service; Wildlife management; History
    • This is a brochure that describes the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, including a brief history of the Service as well as continuing work to help wildlife conservation.
    • Rhino horns

    • Wildlife management; Work of the Service;
    • Rising global demand for rhino horn – both for alleged medicinal value and ornamental use – has led to an epidemic of poaching in Africa, as well as theft and illegal trade in rhino horns from museums and private collections. Illegal...
    • Ten years of Pittman-Robertson wildlife restoration 1938 to 1948

    • Wildlife management; Fisheries management; Game management; Grants;
    • Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act of 1937, now referred to as The Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act, as amended (16 U.S.C. 669-669k), provides federal assistance to the 50 States, the Commonwealths of Puerto Rico and the Northern...
    • Wildlife Without Borders: Tiger Conservation Program

    • Recreation; International affairs; Endangered species; Employees (USFWS); Habitat conservation; Habitat restoration; Proposed Endangered; Proposed Threatened; Budgets;
    • This fact sheet discusses Wildlife Without Borders: Tiger Conservation Program. In 1994, the United States Congress passed a law to establish the Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation on Fund to help protect, conserve, and manage these amazing...
    • Asian Elephant Conservation Fund

    • Recreation; International affairs; Endangered species; Employees (USFWS); Habitat conservation; Habitat restoration; Proposed Endangered; Proposed Threatened; Budgets;
    • This fact sheet discusses how 16,000 Asian elephants are presently tamed and in captivity in the range countries. Today, very few countries use captive elephants as beasts of burden, and captive elephants in many instances face problems including...
    • Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Fund

    • Recreation; International affairs; Endangered species; Employees (USFWS); Habitat conservation; Habitat restoration; Proposed Endangered; Proposed Threatened; Budgets;
    • This fact sheet discusses the wildlife conservation to protect and preserve rhinoceros and tigers in both Africa and Asia. Grants are awarded from this fund for antipoaching programs, habitat and ecosystem management, development of nature...
    • Jetbead removal

    • Plants; Invasive species; Habitat restoration; Training; Vegetation; Work of the Service;
    • A student enrolled in WLD2139 Invasive Plant Management, a course offered at the USFWS National Conservation Training Center removes jetbead, an invasive exotic shrub from Asia most likely spread from landscape plantings.
    • Jetbead removal

    • Plants; Invasive species; Habitat restoration; Training; Vegetation; Work of the Service;
    • A student enrolled in WLD2139 Invasive Plant Management, a course offered at the USFWS National Conservation Training Center removes jetbead, an invasive exotic shrub from Asia most likely spread from landscape plantings. This student tried to get...
    • Jetbead removal

    • Plants; Invasive species; Habitat restoration; Training; Vegetation; Work of the Service;
    • A student enrolled in WLD2139 Invasive Plant Management, a course offered at the USFWS National Conservation Training Center removes jetbead, an invasive exotic shrub from Asia most likely spread from landscape plantings. These tiny seedlings...
    • Jetbead removal

    • Plants; Invasive species; Habitat restoration; Training; Vegetation; Work of the Service;
    • A student enrolled in WLD2139 Invasive Plant Management, a course offered at the USFWS National Conservation Training Center removes jetbead, an invasive exotic shrub from Asia most likely spread from landscape plantings. Notice the leaves are...
    • Jetbead root

    • Plants; Invasive species; Habitat restoration; Training; Vegetation; Work of the Service;
    • A student enrolled in WLD2139 Invasive Plant Management, a course offered at the USFWS National Conservation Training Center examines the root system of a jetbead he dug up - an invasive exotic shrub from Asia most likely spread from landscape...
    • Cogongrass removal

    • Invasive species; Pesticides; Plants; Wildlife refuges;
    • Refuge works sprays invasive Cogongrass. Native to Asia, cogongrass is on the list of 100 of the World's Worst Invasive Species published by the World Conservation Union.
    • Fishes of the Middle West.

    • History; Fishes; Fisheries management; Employees (USFWS); Biologists (USFWS); Commercial fishing; Aquatic environments;
    • Original format booklet
    • Alan Eusden oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Mountains; Climbing; Camping; Hiking; Maintenance;
    • Alan Eusden oral history interview as conducted by Steve Chase. Alan talks about his time with the Randolph Mountain Club located in the White Mountains National Forest in New Hampshire.
    • John Gavitt oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Forestry; Forests; Law enforcement; Wilderness; Wildlife management; Wildlife refuges;
    • Oral history interview with John Gavitt. Mark Madison was the interviewer. Reference to CITES
    • Mercedes Eicholz oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Congressional operations; Connecting people with nature; Hiking; Leisure activities; Parks; Recreation; Recreation sites; Wilderness; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Wildlife viewing;
    • Oral history interview with Mercedes Eicholz with Roger Kaye as interviewer. Recorded telephone interview by Roger Kaye, June 15, 2004 Fairbanks, Alaska

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