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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...
    • Special report: bringing environmental education to diverse audiences

    • Environmental education; Education outreach; Employees (USFWS); Education; Children; City environments; Diversity;
    • Table of contents: Letter from the Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - p. 3; Lessons from the Albatross - p. 5; Teaching Second-Graders about Life Cycles and Stewardship Minnesota Refuge Partner School Program- p. 9; Making School...
    • Why save endangered species?

    • Habitat restoration; Habitat conservation; Environmental education; Endangered and/or threatened; 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...
    • 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...
    • Endangered species coloring book

    • Art; Environmental education; Endangered and/or threatened; Illustrations;
    • This is a children's coloring book of various endangered species. It provides images of each species for coloring, as well as educational information on the species. The animals included are: Bald Eagle, California red-legged frog Karner Blue...
    • 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...
    • For the birds

    • Birds; Birdwatching; Connecting people with nature; Wildlife viewing;
    • This is a guide for people interested in bringing birds to their property. It includes information and tips on installing bird feeders, bird nests and on landscaping for birds.
    • Fish and wildlife news: special issue on children and nature

    • Connecting people with nature; Environmental education; Recreation
    • This special edition of Fish & Wildlife News provides a glimpse of what Service employees from coast to coast are already doing to reconnect children with nature. From the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge, where youngsters...
    • Edwin "Phil" Pister oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Aquatic environments; Arid environments; Biodiversity; Fishes; Aquatic environments; Predators;
    • Edwin "Phil" Pister oral history as conducted by Mark Madison. Mr. Pister founded the Desert Fishes Council in 1969.
    • West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus)

    • Endangered and/or threatened; 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...
    • What you can do to help wildlife and plants

    • Endangered and/or threatened; Education outreach; Human impacts; Connecting people with nature
    • This is a fact sheet describing the many courses of action people of all ages may take in order to preserve and help species in local areas flourish.
    • Shirley Briggs oral history transcript

    • Employees (USFWS); History; Pesticides; Art; Biography; Biologists (USFWS); Environmental quality
    • Interview with Shirley Briggs Speaker: ... interesting and some which you may find less useful, and we ! ll just go through this. Shirley Briggs: You sent me something on what might come up and it struck me as questions that were unanswerable...
    • Larry Battson speaks at the Sc3

    • Education; Climate change; Climate effects; Podcast; Public Lecture;
    • Larry Battson speaks at the Sc3 about Bigfoot, a legendary (some claim “imaginary”) ape-like human who has been reportedly sighted from California to Indiana. Battson’s background as a wildlife educator gives him a unique perspective on...
    • Mark Madison speaks with Taggard Siegel

    • Biological control; Endangered and/or threatened; Environments (Natural); Extinctions; Habitat conservation; Insects; Podcast; Public Lecture;
    • Queen of The Sun is an in-depth investigation to discover the causes and solutions behind Colony Collapse Disorder; a phenomenon where honeybees vanish from their hives, never to return. Queen of The Sun follows the voices and visions of...
    • Mark Madison talks with John Francis

    • Environmental education; Environments (Natural); Children; Podcast; Public Lecture;
    • John Francis was in his twenties when a 1971 oil spill in San Francisco Bay jarred his comfortable life. Even as he joined the volunteers who scrubbed the beaches and fought to save birds and sea creatures poisoned by petroleum, he felt the need to...

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