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    • Illegal Wildlife Trade

    • Law enforcement; History;
    • "A Game Agent operating incognio under guise of a mammalogist from Field's Museum while investigating purported smuggling of quail from Mexico. A day's catch from a Webb County, Tex. trap line. 1-23-37"
    • The “Chief” Goes Fishing on the Mississippi

    • refuge centennial; History
    • A moment of quiet reflection on the northern reaches of the Mississippi River, as Bureau of Biological Survey chief Ira Gabrielson (1889-1977) casts a line off a vessel of the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge during a 1937...
    • Cabo Rojo National Wildlife Refuge, Puerto Rico

    • Aerial photography; Wildlife refuges; Scenics; Estuarine environments;
    • Aerial view of the Cabo Rojo National Wildlife Refuge, Boqueron, Puerto Rico. Kibei Rojo National Wildlife Refuge sits on the extreme southwest point of the island of Puerto Rico.
    • Byways to America's wildest places

    • Wildlife viewing; Connecting people with nature; Habitat conservation; Landscape conservation; Wildlife refuges; Roads; Transportation
    • America’s Byways™ provide opportunities to experience the beauty, histor y, and natural heritage of our country. The mission and goals of the National Scenic Byways Program are consistent with those of the National Wildlife Refuge System.
    • Market Hunting of Cougars

    • refuge centennial; market hunt; History
    • An evocative period piece depicting cougar hunting in rural America of the 1920's, location and date unknown.
    • Whooping Cranes at Aransas National Wildlife Refuge

    • Aransas;Refuge Centennial; Birds; History;Endangered and/or Threatened species; Texas
    • Aransas National Wildlife Refuge, north of Corpus Christi, Texas, is one of the National Wildlife Refuge System’s premier units, in large part because of the role it has played in the recovery of the endangered whooping crane, a 5-foot-tall white...
    • Whooping Cranes at Aransas National Wildlife Refuge

    • Birds;whooping crane; Endangered and/or Threatened species; Texas; NWR; Migratory birds
    • Aransas NWR, Austwell, Texas: These palmettos and prickly pear cacti define just one of the many habitat types found on the 59,000-acre Aransas National Wildlife Refuge on the shore of San Antonio Bay. Best known for its large flock of wintering...
    • Bandon Marsh National Wildlife Refuge

    • Aerial photography; Oregon; NWR; Coastal environments; Wildlife refuges
    • Bandon Marsh NWR, Bandon, Oregon: Bandon National Wildlife Refuge consists of 289 acres of salt marsh on the southern coast of Oregon. Wildlife in this undisturbed area includes beavers, otters, harbor seals, and black-tailed deer. Waterfowl are...
    • Releasing Endangered Masked Bobwhite Quail

    • refuge centennial; History; Endangered and/or Threatened species; Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge; Resource management
    • By the 1970's, an added responsibility emerged for America’s National Wildlife Refuge System – promoting the recovery of Federally-listed endangered and threatened species, some of which found their last sanctuary on undeveloped tracts of...
    • Visitors to Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge

    • Florida; History; centennial
    • By the time this image was taken Pelican Island had endured many threats. Plume hunters had eliminated all nesting species but the brown pelican. Freezes and hurricanes had killed and removed most of the mangrove vegetation forcing the pelicans...
    • Centennial trail

    • Aquatic environments; Aquatic plants; Banks; Conifers; Environments (Natural); Foliage; Forests; Marine environments; Scenics; Trees; Vegetation; Wildlife refuges;
    • Centennial trail.
    • Ira Gabrielson at Upper Mississippi River Refuge

    • History;refuge centennial;
    • Cigar-chomping Ira Noel Gabrielson (1889-1997), second chief of the Bureau of Biological Survey, studies a report during a 1937 site inspection and Congressional tour of Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge. Gabrielson was...
    • David Janes oral history transcript

    • Biography; Employees (USFWS); Forestry; Military; Realty; Wetlands; Writing; Planning; Buildings, facilities and structures; Management; Youth; Biologists (USFWS);
    • David Janes oral history interview as conducted by Dorothe Norton. Along with working at various refuges, David Janes worked out of the regional offices in Region 5 and Region 6. He retired in 1997 as a GS-12 Land Acquisition Planning Biologist...
    • David Lenhart oral history transcript

    • Biography; Employees (USFWS); History; Pesticides; Biologists (USFWS); Birds; Fishes; Waterfowl;
    • David Lenhart oral history interview as conducted by Jerry C. Grover. Mr. Lenhart worked at the following locations during his tenure with the Fish and Wildlife Service: Matanuska Valley, Alaska, 1955, GS-5; 1956 GS-5 Umatilla, Oregon; Portland...


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