History; The Pribilof Report 1949; Wildlife refuges; Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge; Work of the Service; Personnel; ARLIS; Alaska
Bethel, Alaska. Albert M. Day, Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and L.T. Oldroyd of the University of Alaska, inspecting the Bethel Cemetery. This cemetery was undermined by the Kuskokwim River just above the city water intake.
Dave Spencer oral history interview with Jim King and Bruce Conant. Transcriber's note: difficult at times to hear and understand Dave – unfortunately, Dave passed away before the tapes were transcribed and he had a chance to edit.
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.
Wildlife refuges; Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge; ARLIS; Alaska
Eskimo kayak and boy at Bethel, Kuskokwim River. The Hinckley party starting from Bethel for the Yukon. In 1898, the USGS sponsored a geologic and topographic reconnaissance of southwestern Alaska. Josiah Edward Spurr led a three canoe expedition...
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...
Military; Biography; History; Employees (USFWS); Youth; Recreation; Management; Hiking; Wilderness; Work of the Service; Wildlife refuges; Public access; Planning;
John Kurtz oral history transcript as conducted by Norman Olson. John Kurtz also spent time in the Phoenix Area Office in charge of refuges in Arizona and New Mexico. He also worked as supervisor for the northern refuges in Alaska.