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.
It takes lots of different jobs to run a national wildlife refuge! Chelsea Corcoran/Quadt demonstrates how to conduct a lesson plan where children explore the career of a wildlife biologist by participating in a hands-on bird mist netting...
Biologist Chelsea Corcoran/Quadt, talks about her detail at Togiak National Wildlife Refuge near Dillingham, Alaska. She describes counting caribou, tracking wolves, watching walrus, & learning about the Yupik Native way of life. July, 2011.
Environmental Education Update Series. Chelsea McKinney, Kathy Sholl, Brett Billings and Randy Robinson, NCTC will provide an overview of Conservation Connect, the new web-based video series produced by NCTC. October 21, 2014.
videography; bats; education; education outreach; pest control
Connecting with bats and the careers of people who study and try to help them. Hosted by Chelsea McKinnery with Ann Froschauer, Science Communiator and Bat Specialist, USFWS and Leslie Sturges, Wildlife Rehabilitator.
videography; broadcast; careers; law enforcement; poaching
Learning about special professional officers who work to protect the lives of animals by ensuring people do not illegally kill or poach them. Hosted by Chelsea McKinney, USFWS with Officer Gabe Harper, USFWS.
This special edition of Conservation Connect will celebrate National Wildlife Refuge Week and the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act. Join host Chelsea McKinney with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Historian, Dr. Mark Madison. October 15,...
Chelsea McKinney meets Supervisory Refuge Biologist, Dawn Washington, and her kids, as they search of the secretive Cheat Mountain Salamander, and learn how they can track this critter in the spruce mountains of West Virginia at Canaan Valley NWR.