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    • From our Partners

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    • 2 Dear Friends and Neighbors, Private landowners, large and small, play a vital role conserving habitat for fish, wildlife, and plants. In fact, more than two- thirds of the nation’s threatened and endangered species use habitat found on...
    • From the Secretary

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    • 4 Dear Citizens: This booklet provides information for citizen stewards and landowners, who embody President Bush’s vision of cooperative conservation— a vision built upon innovation, local ideas, inspiration and incentives, and on- the- ground...
    • Karner Blue-A Butterfly Captivates Wisconsin

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    • 8 Karner Blue – A Butterfly Captivates Wisconsin “ Instead of hearing, ‘ I don’t have that butterfly on my property,’ I hear, ‘ How can I get some of that wild lupine seed?’ ‘ You should see the lupine patch I have going!’ or ‘...
    • Partners for Fish and Wildlife Programs

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    • 21 Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program Who can participate? Any privately owned land is potentially eligible for restoration. Most applicants are individual landowners. For the purposes of this program, “ privately owned” means lands not...
    • Seaplane in Alaska -1949

    • Alaska; refuge centennial; History; transportation;
    • The shallows along an Alaskan sandbar or lake edge were a convenient put-down location for a “Widgeon” seaplane engaged in spot checks of Alaska anglers in 1949. Here, C.L. Anderson, director of Alaska’s Territorial fisheries department and...
    • Phil Pister Desert Fishes Council

    • Aquatic animals; Aquatic environments; Environmental education; Fisheries management; Fishes; Fish hatcheries; Habitat conservation; Podcast; Public Lecture;
    • Phil Pister retired in February 1990 following 38 years as a fishery biologist with the California Department of Fish and Game. He studied wildlife conservation and zoology under A. Starker Leopold at the University of California (Berkeley) and...
    • Wyoming toads and cattle: at home on the range

    • Aquatic animals; Biologists (USFWS); Extinctions; Endangered species; Amphibians;
    • Biologists feared that the Wyoming toad was extinct until 1987 when a fisherman discovered a population at Mortenson Lake on Swanson’s land. The discovery created excitement about a chance to save the species and its habitat, and it led Swanson...
    • Habitat suitability index models: Gadwall (breeding)

    • Aquatic birds; Biological control; Habitat conservation; Migratory birds; Wetlands;
    • The basis for this HSI model was developed in a workshop that included the following waterfowl biologists form the Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Jamestown, ND: Leo Kirsch (retired), John Lokemoen, and George Swanson. These individuals...
    • The coastal program: caring for our coastal habitats

    • Aquatic environments; Coastal environments; Coastal restoration; Coastal zone management; Habitat conservation;
    • This is a fact sheet about work completed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Coastal Program which is designed to help manage coastal habitat. It includes information regarding work completed in many coastal areas of the United States.
    • Freshwater mussels: America's hidden treasures

    • Art; Aquatic animals; Endangered species; Rivers and streams;
    • This is a poster about freshwater mussels. One side displays a subaquatic environment featuring mussels and various fish, while the reverse side describes the mussels' life cycle and ecosystem role as well as what is being done to protect them.
    • Fish, wildlife and people: a Mark Trail coloring book

    • Art; Children; Education outreach; Illustrations; Education outreach; Connecting people with nature; Parks
    • This is a children's coloring storybook. It follows Mark Trail as he explains to young Rusty the importance of taking care of America's park lands. It also includes several games and activities. Note: The Mark Trail/Ed Dodd in Gainesville, GA is...
    • Jim King oral history transcript

    • Aviation; Bird banding; Birds of prey; Employees (USFWS); Biography; Wildlife refuges; Wilderness; Waterfowl; Habitat conservation; Fishing; Conservation; Supervision; Management; Biologists (USFWS);
    • Jim King oral history interview as conducted by Mark Madison and Mary Lou King. Jim King was the first refuge manager at Clarence Rhode National Wildlife Refuge, which is now Yukon Delta. He also did the first report on a seabird colony at Cape...
    • Bighorn sheep population management

    • Aviation; Grants; Mammals; Management; Partnerships; Relocation; Resource management; Tagging; Volunteers; Wildlife management; Wildlife restoration;
    • Nevada Department of Wildlife biologists and volunteers working to capture and relocate bighorn sheep in the Muddy Mountains to enhance populations in the Meadow Valley area of Nevada.

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