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.
Part of the "Conservationist in Action" Series featuring Sandy Burk, a marine biologist, educator, and author. Hosted by Dr. MarK Madison, Historian at NCTC. Aired in 2007.
Sandy Burk, biologist, educator and author discusses how students,...
Art; Children; Education outreach; Environmental quality; Estuarine environments; Illustrations; Habitat conservation; Human impacts; Illustrations; Pollution; Water Pollution; Connecting people with nature
This is a children's coloring book featuring "Chessie," a fictional friendly monster inhabiting the Chesapeake Bay. Chessie narrates a rhyming story simply describing the bay, the issues plaguing it, and what children (and others) may do to help....
Featuring national experts from the Department of Justice, and covered the most critical civil rights programs: multicultural inclusion, Environmental Justice, language access and disability access. September 22, 2011
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...
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.
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...
Endangered species; Policies; Work of the Service; Birds; Trees;
In the world of North American woodpeckers, red-cockaded woodpeckers stand out as an exception to the usual rules. They are the only woodpeckers to excavate nest and roost sites in living trees. Living in small family groups, red-cockaded...
History; Biography; Personnel; Wildlife refuges; Law enforcement;
Renford Talbert Williams Oral history interview with Mark Madison and George Gentry. A man identified only as "Jerome" is also present, as is an unidentified female. Note: this is a recorded television conversation.
Sam Hamilton oral history interview as conducted by Jay Slack. This is a transcript of the broadcast conducted by the National Conservation Training Center featuring Sam Hamilton, Director of Fish and Wildlife Life Service from 2009-2010.