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    • Wind Turbine

    • Energy;
    • 3MW turbines recently installed at Tehachapi Pass. The wind farm has been operating since the 1980's. These new turbines are 410 feet tall from the ground to the tip of the blade.
    • 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...
    • Refuge Buildings on Karluk Lake

    • Wildlife refuges; Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge; ARLIS; Alaska
    • "U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Headquarters at Karluk Lake, Kodiak. Badly needs replacing as these are major headquarters several months of year."; view from boat; also seen in this photo is another small, dilapidated shed approximately 100 feet...
    • FWS Biologist with Condor

    • Endangered and/or Threatened species; Employees (USFWS)
    • A FWS biologist is observing a condor in captivity at the Patuxent Research Refuge. The California condor is one of the largest flying birds in the world, with a wing span of more than nine feet. Condors can soar and glide for hours without...
    • Frigatebird on Laysan Island

    • Marine birds; Birds; Islands; Tropical environments;
    • A large bird, with long, slender wings, deeply forked, tail and long, pale blue/grey to blackish hooked bill. Adults have mostly black plumage. Adult males have a red inflatable throat pouch. Legs and feet are red to reddish-brown. Females have...
    • 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)
    • Tree planted. Feet planted!

    • Connecting people with nature; Ecosystem recovery; Employees (USFWS); Environmental quality; Environments (Natural); Flowering plants; Habitat conservation; Habitat restoration; Landscape conservation; Places (Human-made); Plants; Public access;...
    • A young boy helps his sister, mother and the Girl Scouts plant trees on the Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge.
    • 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.
    • Al Trout and Larry Shanks oral history transcript

    • Restoration; Employees (USFWS); History; Wildlife refuges; Wetlands; Wildlife management; Water management;
    • Al Trout and Larry Shanks oral history transcript as conducted by John Cornely; Al and Larry talk about Bear River Refuge and its restoration.
    • Alan Eusden oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Mountains; Climbing; Camping; Hiking; Maintenance;
    • Alan Eusden oral history interview as conducted by Steve Chase. Alan talks about his time with the Randolph Mountain Club located in the White Mountains National Forest in New Hampshire.
    • Anaho Island National Wildlife Refuge Scenic

    • Wildlife refuges; Scenics; Lakes; Islands;
    • Anaho Island Refuge is a rocky island that rises from the waters of Pyramid Lake in Washoe County, Nevada. The refuge was established for the benefit and protection of colonial nesting species and other migratory birds. It supports breeding...
    • Northern aplomado Falcon (Falco femoralis septentrionalis)

    • Raptors; Grasslands; Birds; Birds of prey; Deserts; Prairies; Partnerships; Military
    • Aplomado falcons (Falco femoralis) inhabit desert grasslands and savannas of Latin America, and formerly inhabited desert grasslands and coastal prairies of Texas, New Mexico, and southeastern Arizona. The falcon ranges through most of South...
    • Arapaho National Wildlife Refuge

    • Colorado; Mountains; NWR; Wildlife refuges
    • Arapaho National Wildlife Refuge sits in a glacial bowl at 8,300 feet elevation--the highest refuge outside of Alaska. Here birds migrate seasonally not north and south but up and down the mountains. Visitors are almost certain to see the...
    • Art Hawkins oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Personnel; Aviation; Migratory birds; Surveying;
    • Art Hawkins oral history interview with Dorothe Norton as interviewer. Also present is Mr. Hawkins' wife, Betty Hawkins.
    • Averill S. Thayer oral history transcript

    • Employees (USFWS); Environments (Natural); History; Law enforcement; Habitat conservation; Research; Wildlife management; Wildlife refuges; Mammals; Fishes; Aircraft; Aviation; Surveying; Biography; Military; Trapping; Wilderness; Bird banding;...
    • Averill S. Thayer oral history interview as conducted by Jim King.
    • Bernard Angus oral history transcript

    • Biography; History; Employees (USFWS); Soil conservation; Wetlands;
    • Bernard Angus oral history interview as conducted by Dorothe Norton. Angus Bernard worked for the Soil Conservation Service and later at the Wetland Management District in Benson, Minnesota.
    • A conversation with Larry Battson;

    • Rare species; Podcast; Public Lecture;
    • Bigfoot is a legendary (some claim “imaginary”) ape-like human who has been reportedly sighted from California to Indiana. Battson will give a presentation on the facts and fictions of Bigfoot including analysis of recordings of Bigfoot and...

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