Albert Novara oral history interview as conducted by Mark Madison. Albert Novara joined the federal government as a flyways biologist conducting aerial surveys. He flew in Canada, Mexico, North Dakota and the Arctic.
History; Biography; Personnel; Management; Law enforcement; Research;
Chronology of Morton M. Smith's professional career, prepared by Stan Smith, from various sources. Also includes a list of the people Smith worked with, as well as a collection of anecdotes about Smith, as told by the people who knew him.
Ray Bentley and Phillip Thorpe oral history interview as conducted by Mark Madison. Note: at the time the interview was conducted, both Mr. Bentley and Mr. Thorpe were still employees with the Fish and Wildlife Service.
Endangered species; Policies; Work of the Service; Birds; Trees;
In the world of North American woodpeckers, red-cockaded woodpeckers stand out as an exception to the usual rules. They are the only woodpeckers to excavate nest and roost sites in living trees. Living in small family groups, red-cockaded...
Birds; Endangered species; Threatened species; Relocation; Habitat restoration; Partnerships; Military
Prior to European settlement, it is estimated that the red-cockaded woodpecker (RCW) (Picoides borealis) population totaled approximately 1.0 to
1.5 million groups of birds. Its historic range extended from Texas north to Missouri and east through...