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    • Misty sunset at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge

    • Wildlife refuges; Scenics; Grasses; Wetlands;
    • Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, originally established in 1943 to provide habitat for migratory birds (with an emphasis on conserving greater snow geese), today provides habitat for waterfowl, wading birds, shorebirds, and song birds, as...
    • Jerry L. Wilson oral history transcript

    • Biography; Biological control; Conservation; Employees (USFWS); History; Lakes; Maintenance; Management; Military; Fishing; Public attitudes; Public access; Realty; Wetlands; Birds; Prescribed burning; Wildlife refuges;
    • Jerry L. Wilson oral history interview as conducted by Denny Holland.
    • Road to the beach was damaged during a Mid-Atlantic nor'easter

    • Wildlife refuges; Weather impacts; Work of the Service; Floods;
    • This is a picture of Beach Road on Assateague Island. Assateague Island is a Barrier Island which lies to the east of Chincoteague Island. Assateague Island protects Chincoteague Island from the Atlantic Ocean. Assateague Island is approximately...
    • Beach Road floodgate

    • Wildlife refuges; Floods; Weather impacts; Water management;
    • Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, originally established in 1943 to provide habitat for migratory birds (with an emphasis on conserving greater snow geese), today provides habitat for waterfowl, wading birds, shorebirds, and song birds, as...
    • Snow on a wetland area

    • Wildlife refuges; Snow; Coastal environments; Wetlands;
    • Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, originally established in 1943 to provide habitat for migratory birds (with an emphasis on conserving greater snow geese), today provides habitat for waterfowl, wading birds, shorebirds, and song birds, as...
    • Beach erosion along the Atlantic coast

    • Wildlife refuges; Weather impacts; Work of the Service; Floods; Erosion; Coastal environments;
    • Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, originally established in 1943 to provide habitat for migratory birds (with an emphasis on conserving greater snow geese), today provides habitat for waterfowl, wading birds, shorebirds, and song birds, as...
    • Boardwalk sunset

    • Wildlife refuges; Hiking; Biking; Leisure activities; Public access;
    • Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, originally established in 1943 to provide habitat for migratory birds (with an emphasis on conserving greater snow geese), today provides habitat for waterfowl, wading birds, shorebirds, and song birds, as...
    • Sunset at a wetland area

    • Wildlife refuges; Hiking; Biking; Leisure activities; Public access;
    • Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, originally established in 1943 to provide habitat for migratory birds (with an emphasis on conserving greater snow geese), today provides habitat for waterfowl, wading birds, shorebirds, and song birds, as...
    • Chincoteague Island Drawbridge

    • Wildlife refuges; Water management; Transportation; Buildings, facilities and structures;
    • This bridge was demolished in January of 2011. The current bridge replaced an old swing bridge that online records say was built around 1940. The number of photographs and paintings of the old bridge may equal the number of people who passed over...
    • FWS EmployeeTalks with Visitors at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge

    • Chincoteague NWR; Virginia; FWS Employees (USFWS)
    • VISITORS TO CHINCOTEAGUE. Recreational activities vary with each refuge and with the seasons. Visitors, like these to Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, one of the most heavily visited refuges in the system, check with the refuge manager to...
    • Moving the shipbuilder's model of La Galga

    • Wildlife refuges; Work of the Service; Exhibits; Exhibitions;
    • This picture shows refuge personnel moving the La Galga replica into the Herbert H. Bateman Education Center. On Saturday, April 4, 2009, a scale model of La Galga was unveiled at the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. Present were the author,...

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