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    • 2012 Annual Report: youth in the great outdoors

    • Work of the Service; Youth; Education outreach; Environmental education; Volunteers; Connecting people with nature; Employees (USFWS); Leisure activities; Partnerships;
    • Engaging, educating, and employing our nation’s youth in conservation are major priorities for the Department of the Interior (Department), and in 2009 the Youth in the Great Outdoors (YGO) initiative was established.
    • Agency overview: conserving the nature of America

    • Work of the Service;
    • This is a fact sheet describing the United States Fish and Wildlife Service. It briefly describes the mission and history of the Service and the Service's current conservation work and plans for the future.
    • Conserving the future: wildlife refuges and the next generation

    • Wildlife refuges; Planning; Management
    • For the past 18 months, the National Wildlife Refuge System has worked to create a vision that will guide the management of the Refuge System during the next decade and beyond. Conserving the Future is built on the foundation and inspiration of...
    • 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...
    • Fishes of the Middle West.

    • History; Fishes; Fisheries management; Employees (USFWS); Biologists (USFWS); Commercial fishing; Aquatic environments;
    • Original format booklet
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Joe Spicciani oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Personnel; Ships; Research; Employees (USFWS)
    • Joe Spicciani oral history interview with Ed Grossman. It should be noted that, at the time of this interview, Mr. Spicciani was still employed with the Fish and Wildlife Service as the Skipper of the research vessel Curlew.
    • Landscape conservation cooperatives: frequently asked questions

    • Conservation science; Conservation; Planning; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Biologists (USFWS);
    • Landscape Conservation Cooperatives (LCCs) are public-private partnerships composed of states, tribes, federal agencies, non-governmental organizations, universities and others. LCCs recognize these challenges transcend political and...
    • Overview: Climate change strategic plan

    • Planning; Conservation; Conservation science; Biologists (USFWS); Scientific personnel (USFWS); Habitat conservation; Climate change
    • Our Strategic Plan establishes specific goals and objectives to accomplish priority commitments as integral and essential elements of broader strategies designed to address climate change. Our strategies focus on three key elements: adaptation,...
    • Oil spill curriculum

    • Oil spills; Shorebirds; Wildlife refuges;
    • The Shorebird Sister Schools Program presents an activity that explores the impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Gulf Oil Spill on coastal birds and the work of many dedicated professionals helping in species recovery, with a focus on career...
    • Science Integrity in the FWS

    • Videography; Webinar
    • OSA Webinar Series: Presented by Dr. Rick Coleman, FWS Senior Science Advisor and Science Integrity Officer. June 20, 2013. Scientific integrity isn’t just a slogan, it is essential to the credibility of decisions informed by science and...

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