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    • Food from the sea: fish and shellfish of New England.

    • History; Aquatic environments; Fishes; Fisheries management; Fishing; Commercial fishing; Overfishing;
    • "In New England, the specific job is to spread consumption more uniformly over the nearly 80 species of fish and shellfish that are brought, into local ports each year. Production records 'of the fishing industry show a serious lack of...
    • Explore the world with shorebirds

    • Birds; Shorebirds;
    • A multidisciplinary education guide for grades 2-12 (with sections on "How to Adapt" for Preschool - 1st grade, home schools, youth groups, and nature centers)
    • Fallen antlers

    • Mammals; Grasslands; Trees; Wildlife refuges;
    • A pair of antlers lay in the meadow by a lone pine tree. In a remote corner of northwestern Alaska lies Selawik Refuge, a special place of extreme climate, free-flowing rivers, and abundant wildlife. Here where the boreal forest of Interior Alaska...
    • Aransas Matagorda Island National Wildlife Refuge

    • videography; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; coastal environments; wildlife refuges; aquatic environments; estuarine environments
    • A Place for Nature. The Aransas and Matagorda Island Refuges were established to protect a variety of vanishing coastal Texas wildlife, including many types of birds, as well as mammals and reptiles. This video production contains music that has...
    • Aerial view showing many waterways at Selawik National Wildlife Refuge

    • Scenics; Landscape photography; Wildlife refuges; Mountains; Wetlands; Water management;
    • Aerial view showing many waterways at Selawik NWR. In a remote corner of northwestern Alaska lies Selawik Refuge, a special place of extreme climate, free-flowing rivers, and abundant wildlife. Here where the boreal forest of Interior Alaska meets...
    • A conversation with Larry Battson;

    • Rare species; Podcast; Public Lecture;
    • Bigfoot is a legendary (some claim “imaginary”) ape-like human who has been reportedly sighted from California to Indiana. Battson will give a presentation on the facts and fictions of Bigfoot including analysis of recordings of Bigfoot and...
    • Aquatic Insect

    • Fish hatcheries; Fisheries management; Fishes; Biologists (USFWS); Employees (USFWS); Work of the Service; Tagging; Threatened species; Monitoring;
    • Biologists find other aquatic creatures while tagging steelhead in Eagle Creek. Biologists use this tracking information to see if the hatchery fish that are spawning here are affecting the survival and productivity of the wild fish.
    • Bruce Zeller oral history transcript

    • History; Reintroduction; Biography; Buildings, facilities and structures; Employees (USFWS); Biologists (USFWS); Wildlife impacts; Wilderness; Recreation;
    • Bruce Zeller oral history interview as conducted by ?.
    • West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus)

    • Endangered species; Policies; Work of the Service; Marine mammals;
    • Christopher Columbus was the first European to report seeing a manatee in the New World. To Columbus, and other sailors who had been at sea for a long time, manatees were reminiscent of mermaids—the mythical half-fish, half-woman creatures of the...
    • Bog blueberries or asriavik

    • Plants; Foliage; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Berries;
    • Close up of bog blueberries or asriavik. In a remote corner of northwestern Alaska lies Selawik National Wildlife Refuge, a special place of extreme climate, free-flowing rivers, and abundant wildlife. Here where the boreal forest of Interior...
    • Mountain harebell is in alpine areas of Selawik National Wildlife Refuge

    • Plants; Wildlife refuges; Work of the Service; Flowering plants;
    • Close-up of a mountain harebell at the Selawik National Wildlife Refuge. In a remote corner of northwestern Alaska lies Selawik National Wildlife Refuge, a special place of extreme climate, free-flowing rivers, and abundant wildlife. Here where the...
    • Hunter at Selawik National Wildlife Refuge

    • Hunting; Wetlands; Wildlife refuges; Recreation
    • Close-up of hunter walking at Selawik National Wildlife Refuge. In a remote corner of northwestern Alaska lies Selawik Refuge, a special place of extreme climate, free-flowing rivers, and abundant wildlife. Here where the boreal forest of Interior...
    • Cloudberry at Selawik National Wildlife Refuge

    • Plants; Foliage; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Berries;
    • Cloudberry is also called bakeapple. In a remote corner of northwestern Alaska lies Selawik Refuge, a special place of extreme climate, free-flowing rivers, and abundant wildlife. Here where the boreal forest of Interior Alaska meets the arctic...
    • Cloudberry at Selawik National Wildlife Refuge

    • Plants; Foliage; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Berries; Berry picking;
    • Cloudberry is also called salmonberry, yellowberry, bakeberry, malka, or baked apple berry. In a remote corner of northwestern Alaska lies Selawik Refuge, a special place of extreme climate, free-flowing rivers, and abundant wildlife. Here where...
    • 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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