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    • 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...
    • Caged Nutria

    • Aquatic animals; Invasive species; Mammals; Rodents; Wildlife management; Trapping; Tagging;
    • A caged nutria, waiting to be tagged. The animals are trapped in order to tag them to better understand the habits of nutria and preventing their spreading.
    • Collar Tag for Nutria

    • Aquatic animals; Invasive species; Mammals; Rodents; Wildlife management; Trapping; Tagging;
    • A collar tag to be put on a nutria. It's designed stretch so it can be put on snugly and a nutria will neither get a limb stuck inside nor have trouble breathing. Tagging the animals will help biologists to better understand the nutria's habits and...
    • 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)
    • Nutria safe trapping

    • Aquatic animals; Invasive species; Mammals; Rodents; Wildlife management; Trapping; Tagging;
    • A safe trap awaits a nutria to venture out of the water and investigate. The animals are trapped in order to tag them to better understand the habits of nutria and to control populations.
    • Baited trap used to capture nutria

    • Aquatic animals; Invasive species; Mammals; Rodents; Wildlife management; Trapping; Tagging;
    • A trap baited with carrots and apples awaits a nutria to venture out of the water and investigate. The animals are trapped in order to tag them to better understand the habits of nutria and to prevent their spreading.
    • 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.
    • Nutria tags are prepared

    • Aquatic animals; Invasive species; Mammals; Rodents; Wildlife management; Trapping; Tagging; Biologists (USFWS);
    • Biologists prepare a tag for a nutria. The animals are trapped in order to tag them to better understand the habits of nutria and to prevent overpopulation.
    • Bruce Zeller oral history transcript

    • History; Reintroduction; Biography; Buildings, facilities and structures; Employees (USFWS); Biologists (USFWS); Wildlife impacts; Wilderness; Recreation;
    • Bruce Zeller oral history interview as conducted by ?.
    • Weighing Caged Nutria

    • Aquatic animals; Invasive species; Mammals; Rodents; Wildlife management; Trapping; Tagging; Biologists (USFWS);
    • Every nutria is weighed before tagging. Tagging the animals will help biologists to better understand the habits of nutria and prevent their spreading
    • Ten years of Pittman-Robertson wildlife restoration 1938 to 1948

    • Wildlife management; Fisheries management; Game management; Grants;
    • Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act of 1937, now referred to as The Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act, as amended (16 U.S.C. 669-669k), provides federal assistance to the 50 States, the Commonwealths of Puerto Rico and the Northern...
    • Bird feeding: backyard habitat for wildlife

    • Wildlife viewing; Birdwatching; Birds; Leisure activities; Document;
    • Feeding birds in the spring and summer months can bring particular excitement. Many new species may frequent your feeder. Includes hints for increasing the numbers of avian visitors.
    • Spotted sandpiper

    • History; Migratory birds; Marine birds; Birds; Photography; Historic sites; Shorebirds; Wildlife refuges;
    • Finley and Bohlman hand painted glass slide of a young spotted sandpiper at Klamath Marsh 1905. The Spotted Sandpiper is the most widespread-breeding sandpiper in North America, capitalizing on generalist habits.
    • Florida panther recovery plan. Technical/agency draft.

    • Endangered species; Wildlife management; Wildlife restoration; Reintroduction;
    • First recovery plan approved 12/7/1981. First revision approved June 1987. Second revision approved: 3/13/1995. The Florida panther is the last subspecies of Puma still surviving in the eastern United States. Historically occurring throughout the...
    • Fritz Knopf oral history transcript

    • Employees (USFWS); Biography; Riparian environments; Military; Habitat conservation; Birds; Biologists (USFWS); Prairies; History
    • Fritz Knopf oral history interview as conducted by John Cornely. Fritz worked at the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Denver Wildlife Research Center starting in 1980. Since then the Center has undergone several name changes and was part...

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