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.
Floods; Natural disasters; Wildlife refuges; Buildings, facilities and structures;
Six feet of water had inundated a storage facility by May 9 on the Chickasaw National Wildlife Refuge on the Mississippi River near Ripley, Tennessee. Refuge staff worked in the days ahead of the flood to move equipment, such as bulldozers and...
Birds; Birds of prey; Habitat conservation; Wildlife refuges;
This is a list of all United States National Wildlife Refuges that are inhabited by bald eagles. It includes a map indicating the listed refuges, and denotations of refuges created specifically for the protection of bald eagles.
This report focuses on only one of the values generated by national wildlife refuges: how recreational visitors impact local income and employment. Travel to participate in non-consumptive uses of the natural environment has been called...