Sixty years ago, a major battle in the midst of the Pacific, fought with aging equipment and inexperienced pilots and against incredible odds, turned the tide of World War II. On June 5, 2002, the Department of the Interior and U.S. Fish and...
The following is a time line of significant events that have affected the land and ownership of the property now comprising the National Conservation Training Center (NCTC), with an emphasis on the period from early European settlement until...
Wildlife viewing; Connecting people with nature; Habitat conservation; Landscape conservation; Wildlife refuges; Roads; Transportation
America’s Byways™ provide
opportunities to experience the beauty,
histor y, and natural heritage of our
country. The mission and goals of the
National Scenic Byways Program are
consistent with those of the National
Wildlife Refuge System.
Endangered species; International affairs; Partnerships; Wildlife management; Wildlife restoration;
This is an overview of what Canada and the United States are doing together in order to help protect species the two countries deem as endangered. A description of the background of this partnership is given, followed by ten examples of individual...
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...
History; Law enforcement; Biography; Game management;
Dave McMullen oral history interview as conducted by Jerry Grover. Dave worked as a U.S. Game Management Agent in Bellingham, Washington and then went to Portland as a Special Agent. He also worked in D.C. and the Twin Cities in Minnesota.
Donald Worster oral history interview with Lisa Mighetto as part of an American Society for Environmental History (ASEH) founders series. Note that Mr. Worster is not an employee with the Fish and Wildlife Service.
This draft conservation plan for the Sacramento Mountains checkerspot butterfly represents a collaborative effort between Federal agencies and local governments. The most current information on the butterfly’s life history, habitat needs, and...
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...
Frank W. Sharp oral history interview with C.M. Mobley. Gabriel George is also present. Note that Mr. Sharp is not a retiree of the Fish and Wildlife Service, but was associated with the Hood Bay Cannery in Angoon, Alaska.
Videography;u.s. fish and wildlife service;wildlife refuges;
Sights and Sounds. This video will delight your eyes and ears as you take in the beauty of Horicon National Wildlife Refuge. Set to lovely music and without narration, you will enjoy captivating wildlife footage and scenic vistas.