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.
Work of the Service; Wildlife management; Wildlife refuges; Conservation; Conservation science; Writing;
May 27, 2007 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Rachel Carson, one of the world’s foremost leaders in conservation. Her work as an educator, scientist and writer revolutionized America’s interest in environmental issues.
Work of the Service; Conservation; Land development; Landscape conservation; Policies;
The purpose of this brochure is to introduce some of the landowners who are using two innovative conservation tools: Safe Harbor Agreements and Candidate Conservation Agreements with Assurances. Although these tools only came into use within the...
Wildlife refuges; Work of the Service; Personnel; Coastal zone management; Ferries; Motor vehicles;
Izembek Lagoon, Applegate Cove. Bob Jones (left) and driver Cal Reeve loading Fish and Wildlife Service Jeep for lagoon crossing. They lashed two skiffs together to serve as pontoon to transport Jeep across Applegate Cove.
Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Wildlife impacts; Pesticides; Birds; Chemical industry;
Pesticide research at Patuxent had two principle objectives. One was to appraise new or accepted chemicals to which wildlife might be exposed. The other objective was to study major problems that arose from field applications of pesticides. ...
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...
McCarthy's pioneering work utilized historic photos and contemporary excursions to chronicle the significant changes occurring over the last hundred years in arctic landscapes. Forrest McCarthy has been a wilderness advocate and back country skier...