Endangered species; Birds; Birds of prey; Captive breeding; Reintroduction; Raptors;
1976, (41 FR 187). Long recognized as a vanishing species (Cooper 1890, Koford 1953, Wilbur 1978), the California condor remains one ofthe world’s rarest and most imperiled vertebrate species. Despite intensive conservation...
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Private landowners, large and small, play a vital role conserving habitat for fish, wildlife, and plants. In
fact, more than two- thirds of the nation’s threatened and endangered species use habitat found on...
Species Status categories:
at- risk species — species of plants and animals that are
Federal candidate species and those that the Service
has not identified as candidate species, but are facing
threat( s) and are potential...
"In New England, the specific job is to spread consumption more uniformly over the nearly 80 species of fish and shellfish that are brought, into local ports each year. Production records 'of the fishing industry show a serious lack of...
"The Life and Legacy of Rachel Carson" by William Souder is from the National Conservation Training Center's Lecture Series. He discusses his book, which is about Rachel Carson, her life, and various aspects of her work.
"The most serious ecological losses from future energy systems are not likely to be characterized by sudden, easily visible catastrophic collapse of ecosystems. Rather, the historical pattern of slow, diffuse chipping-away of wildlife habitat is...
A 16 minute video depicting the history of the US Fish and Wildlife Service from its beginings just after the Civil War through 2000.
The history of wildlife conservation is stunningly brought to life through films and photos in this 16 minute...
A Black-crowed Night-Heron guarding its nest and eggs while Finley and Bohlman capture a shot at Malheur lake in 1908. Malheur lake would later become a bird refuge in 1908 when President Roosevelt saw photography Finley and Bohlman did of that...
A California Gull colony at Malheur lake, taken by Finley and Bohlman during a 1908 photography trip to the area. Finley and Bohlman's photographs of the area would later help Malheur become a bird refuge in 1908.
A Caspian Tern in flight at Klamath Marsh, taken by Finley and Bohlman during a 1905 photograph trip to the area. Finley and Bohlmans photographs of the area in 1905 would later help Klamath become a bird refuge in 1908.
A Common Murre with its chick at Three Arch Rocks taken by Finley and Bohlman during a 1903 photography trip to the area that would later help Three Arch Rocks become the West Coasts first bird refuge in 1907.
A Finley and Bohlman hand painted glass slide of American White Pelican's at Klamath Marsh, 1905. Klamath would later become a bird refuge in 1908 due mainly to photographs Finley and Bohlman took of the area in 1905.
A hand painted glass slide by Finley and Bohlman of a Black-crowned night heron at a nest site in Malheur Lake, 1908. Finley and Bohlman photographs would later help Malheur become a bird refuge in 1908.