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    • 2012 Annual Report: youth in the great outdoors

    • 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.
    • Conservation Legacy

    • Work of the Service; History; Recreation; Wildlife management
    • This is a report that describes various programs successfully implemented and various tasks completed, by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service through the Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Programs, Division of Federal Assistance. Articles include...
    • Conservation profiles: landowners help imperiled wildlife

    • 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...
    • Land protection plan: Bear River Watershed Conservation Area

    • Wildlife refuges; Water; Water management; Land development;
    • The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is establishing a conservation area for the Bear River watershed in Idaho, Utah, and Wyoming. The Bear River Water-shed Conservation Area project will work with private landowners to establish up to 920,000 acres...
    • Final report: a landscape-scale approach to refuge system planning

    • Wildlife refuges; Landscape conservation; Planning; Strategic habitat conservation;
    • This report addresses one of the recommendations as outlined by the Conserving the Future: Wildlife Refuges and the Next Generation, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s 21st century strategic vision for the National Wildlife Refuge System. It...
    • Plain Chachalaca perched on a branch

    • Wildlife Refuges; Game birds; Migratory birds; Landscape photography;
    • A large chicken-like bird of Mexico and Central America, the Plain Chachalaca reaches the United States only in southern Texas.
    • Riparian Brush Rabbit

    • Wildlife refuges; Endangered species; Mammals;
    • The riparian brush rabbit (Sylvilagus bachmani riparius) is listed as endangered and is a small cottontail, one of eight subspecies of brush rabbits native to California. This one is at the San Joaquin River National Wildlife Refuge in...
    • Waterfowl management handbook

    • Wildlife management; Waterfowl; Work of the Service; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts;
    • Waterfowl nutritional needs during the annual cycle and the nutritional values of natural foods and crops are discussed.
    • Tidal marshes:  the boundary between land and ocean

    • Wetlands; Wildlife management; Human impacts; Coastal environments;Estuarine environments; Coastal environments
    • Tidal marshes of the United States cover about 13,000 square miles, approximately the combined area of Connecticut and Massachusetts. From a global perspective, marshes form a narrow fringe of intertidal flats along ocean coasts. They are vegetated...
    • Wetlands of Connecticut

    • Wetlands; Wetland restoration; Management; Conservation; Maps; Work of the Service; Wildlife refuges;
    • The National Wetlands Inventory (NWI) provides information for reviewing the effectiveness of existing federal programs and policies and for increasing public awareness.

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