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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Fulfilling the promise: the National Wildlife Refuge System

    • Planning; Wildlife refuges;
    • 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...
    • Ray Steele Scans Mississippi River Bluffs

    • History;refuge centennial;refuge; Izaak Walton League;
    • The story of wildlife conservation along the upper stretches of the Mississippi River in the mid-20th Century is very much a tale of environmental change, economic growth, and power politics. Created in 1924 as one of America’s most unique...
    • Senator Harry Hawes Visits Upper Mississippi River Refuge

    • History;refuge centennial;
    • The upper reaches of the Mississippi River were the focus of conservationists and engineers alike in the 1920's and 1930's; the free-flowing river’s tendency to flood prompted construction of a series of locks and dams during the New Deal,...
    • 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...
    • Three Works Progress Administration employees

    • History;
    • Three Works Progress Administration employees pause and pose in the bottomland of Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge as survey work and the placement of boundary markers continues along the 264-mile Federal refuge. The WPA...
    • Jamie Rappaport Clark oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Directors (USFWS); Employees (USFWS); Environmental education; Environments (Natural); Forest conservation; Subpolar environments; Tundra; Wildlife management; Wilderness;
    • Oral history interview with Jamie Clark. Brian Hansen, interviewer
    • Jerry Lawhorn oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Aircraft; Aviation; Directors (USFWS); Equipment; Maintenance; Marine mammals; Surveying;
    • Oral history interview/narration with Jerry Lawhorn concerning the evolution of the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service Aircraft Division in Alaska. Transcribed from tape by: Mary E. Smith.
    • Why save endangered species?

    • Habitat restoration; Habitat conservation; Environmental education; Endangered species; Employees (USFWS); Scientific personnel (USFWS);
    • Conservation actions carried out in the United States under the Endangered Species Act have been successful in preventing extinction for 99 percent of the species that are listed as endangered or threatened. However, species loss on a global scale...

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