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.
For the past 18 months, the National Wildlife Refuge System has worked to create a vision that will guide the management of the Refuge System during the next decade and beyond. Conserving the Future is built on the foundation and inspiration of...
This document fulfills the requirements of Section 10 and 16 of the North American Wetlands Conservation Act of 1989. It is a biennial assessment of (A) the estimated number of acres of wetlands and habitat for waterfowl and other migratory birds...
Restoration Webinar Series. Presented by: Christopher A. May, Restoration Director of Michigan, The Nature Conservancy. October 17, 2013.
Erie Marsh Preserve in western Lake Erie includes 945 acres of Great Lakes coastal marsh within a system of...
HD B-Roll Stock Footage. Produced by the National Conservation Training Center (NCTC) videographers.
Bars and Tone
Ahklun Mountains and Togiak Lake in fall (Togiak NWR);
Gulls on Togiak River (Togiak NWR)
Shore of Togiak Lake on cloudy fall day...
This report on the National Wildlife Refuge System is the culmination
of a year-long process involving teams of Service employees who
examined the System within the framework of Wildlife and Habitat,
People, and Leadership. The report was the focus...
The Shorebird Sister Schools Program presents an activity that explores the impacts of the Deepwater Horizon
Gulf Oil Spill on coastal birds and the work of many dedicated professionals helping in species recovery, with a
focus on career...
Military; Biography; History; Employees (USFWS); Youth; Recreation; Management; Hiking; Wilderness; Work of the Service; Wildlife refuges; Public access; Planning;
John Kurtz oral history transcript as conducted by Norman Olson. John Kurtz also spent time in the Phoenix Area Office in charge of refuges in Arizona and New Mexico. He also worked as supervisor for the northern refuges in Alaska.
History; Law enforcement; Biography; Game management;
Dave McMullen oral history interview as conducted by Jerry Grover. Dave worked as a U.S. Game Management Agent in Bellingham, Washington and then went to Portland as a Special Agent. He also worked in D.C. and the Twin Cities in Minnesota.