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    • Glossary

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    • 22 Glossary Species Status categories: at- risk species — species of plants and animals that are Federal candidate species and those that the Service has not identified as candidate species, but are facing threat( s) and are potential...
    • Rhino horns

    • Animal industry; Water management; Wildlife restoration; Work of the Service;
    • Rising global demand for rhino horn – both for alleged medicinal value and ornamental use – has led to an epidemic of poaching in Africa, as well as theft and illegal trade in rhino horns from museums and private collections. Illegal...
    • 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.
    • Endangered species coloring book

    • Art; Environmental education; Endangered species; 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 Talk with Bob Pyle at the SC3 2013

    • Audio Clip; Podcast; Public Lecture; Education;
    • Robert Michael Pyle (born July 19, 1947 in Denver, Colorado) is a lepidopterist and author who has published twelve books and hundreds of papers, essays, stories and poems. He has a Ph.D. from the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies at...
    • Aily Zirkle oral history transcript

    • Biography; Birds; Employees (USFWS); Biological control; Education; Environmental quality; Environmental education; Winter sports; Wildlife viewing; Wildlife refuges; Villages; Migratory birds; Surveying; Migration;
    • Aily Zirkle oral history interview as conducted via radio interview.
    • Larry Salata oral history transcript

    • Biography; Employees (USFWS); Endangered species; Wildfires; Surveying; Military; Waterfowl; Fire management; Game birds; History;
    • Larry Salata oral history narrative.
    • Endangered mussels get pumped-up in the Upper Mississippi River

    • Biologists (USFWS); Work of the Service; Mollusks; Endangered species; Species of concern;
    • Fish and Wildlife Service biologists working alongside state (Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa and Illinois) and Federal (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and National Park Service) biologists had the privilege of helping bring a species back from near...
    • Sanford Wilbur oral history transcript

    • Birds; Biography; Employees (USFWS); Endangered species; Personnel; Wildlife refuges; Migratory birds; Management; Research; Habitat conservation;
    • Sanford Wilbur oral history transcript as conducted by John Cornely. In addition to working at Minidoka and Sacramento National Wildlife Refuges, Sanford worked at the Region 1 office in Portland, Oregon as the coordinator for the Wilderness Act...
    • Peregrine falcon

    • Birds; Birds of prey; Endangered species; Migratory birds; Raptors;
    • This is a fact sheet describing the peregrine falcon in North America. It outlines the history of the bird, its decline in the mid-twentieth century due to DDT, and its successful recovery in the years since.
    • Short-tailed Albatross on its Nest

    • Birds; Marine birds; Endangered species; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • The majestic short-tailed albatross, an endangered seabird, is the largest albatross in the North Pacific with a wing span of 7 to 7.5 feet and golden plumage on its heads and nape. Once thought to be the most abundant albatross species in the...
    • 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)
    • National fish, wildlife and plants 
climate adaptation strategy

    • Climate change; Adaptation;
    • The purpose of the National Fish, Wildlife and Plants Climate Adaptation Strategy is to inspire and enable natural resource administrators, elected officials, and other decision makers to take action to adapt to a changing climate. Adaptation...
    • 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...
    • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director's Forum April 11, 2014

    • Conservation; Employees (USFWS); Endangered species; Environments (Natural); History; Directors (USFWS); Biography; Wilderness; Wildlife management; Wildlife impacts;
    • This is a panel discussion with five former Director's of the Fish and Wildlife Service which include; Lynn Greenwalt, John Turner, Jaime Rappaport Clark, Steve Williams, and Dale Hall. Also present is the current Director of the Fish and...

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