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    • Hydropower: environmental issues

    • Water; Water conservation; Water management; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Energy; Dams; Wildlife impacts; Wildlife management; Work of the Service;
    • Hydropower projects convert the energy of fl owing water into electricity. A dam holds back water, creating a reservoir of potential power. On the upper side of the dam, a gate is opened to let water surge through a tunnel leading to turbines. The...
    • Frank W. Sharp oral history transcript

    • History; Fishing; Commercial fishing;
    • Frank W. Sharp oral history interview with C.M. Mobley. Gabriel George is also present. Note that Mr. Sharp is not a retiree of the Fish and Wildlife Service, but was associated with the Hood Bay Cannery in Angoon, Alaska.
    • John Kurtz oral history transcript

    • 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.
    • William Julian oral history, Part 1 of 2

    • Biography; Employees (USFWS); History; Military; Wildlife management; Environmental quality; Environments (Natural); Equipment; Farms and farming; Law enforcement; Mammals; Fishing; Wildlife refuges; Waterfowl;
    • William Julian oral history interview as conducted by Denny Holland and Paul Tritaik. This is part 1 of 2.
    • Ira and Clara Gabrielson oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Agriculture; Biologists (USFWS); Automobiles; Birds; Historic sites; Indigenous populations; Photography; Relocation; Transportation; Native Americans; Directors (USFWS); Work of the Service;
    • Oral history interview with Ira Gabrielson and Clara Gabrielson was also present. Dave Marshall was the interviewer. Nickname: "Gabe"
    • David L. Spencer oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Personnel; Wildlife refuges; Aviation;
    • David L. Spencer oral history interview with Jim King. Please note: Dave passed away February 9, 2000, before these tapes were transcribed and he had the opportunity to edit the draft.
    • Denny Holland oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Reptiles; Relocation; Reintroduction; Waterfowl; Game management; Game birds; Maintenance; Employees (USFWS);
    • Denny Holland oral history interview as conducted by Mark Madison.
    • Bill Reffalt oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Work of the Service; Congressional operations; Directors (USFWS); Employees (USFWS); Events; Personnel; Wildlife refuges; Training;
    • Bill Reffalt oral history interview as conducted by Norman Olson.
    • Hydropower: regulatory history

    • Water; Water conservation; Water management; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Energy; Dams; Wildlife impacts; Wildlife management; Work of the Service;
    • Prior to 1920, hydropower developers needed a special act of Congress to build and operate a project on navigable streams of Federal lands. In 1920, in response to increased demand for electricity during World War I, Congress enacted the Federal...
    • Ted Estrara oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Boating; Boats; Coastal environments; Fishes; Fishing; Commercial fishing; Motor vehicles;
    • Oral history interview with Ted Estrada with Ed Grossman as interviewer.
    • Richard Rodgers oral history narrative

    • History; Personnel; Wildlife refuges;
    • Richard Rodgers and Hope Rodgers oral history narrative. Also note that the transcript is for one tape, and the tape just ends, so it's incomplete.
    • Roof Top Photovoltaic

    • Green infrastructure; Energy; Buildings, facilities and structures;
    • The American Recovery & Reinvestment Act provided funds for the USFWS to install photovoltaic panels. Photovoltaics is the direct conversion of light into electricity at the atomic level. Some materials exhibit a property known as the photoelectric...
    • A conversation with author Jon Waterman

    • Boating; Climate change; Climate effects; Dams; Deserts; Environmental education; Environments (Natural); Rocks; Wilderness; Podcast; Public Lecture;
    • In 1869, John Wesley Powell led a small party down the Green and Colorado Rivers in a bold attempt to explore the Grand Canyon for the first time. After their monumental expedition, they told of raging rapids, constant danger, and breathtaking...
    • Lucille Stickell oral history transcript (Part 2)

    • History; Employees (USFWS); Personnel;
    • Oral history interview with Lucille Stickell. The interview also includes Nancy Coon, Dr. Richard Coon, and Dr. Russell Hall, who all worked under Dr. Stickell at the Patuxent National Wildlife Research Refuge. This wa ecorded in Ashville, North...
    • Lynn Greenwalt oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Directors (USFWS); Employees (USFWS); Wildlife refuges; Endangered and/or threatened; Military; Law enforcement; Legislation; Management;
    • Oral history interview with Lynn Greenwalt as conducted by Mark Madison.

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