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    • Conserving the nature of America

    • Conserving the nature of America
    • Work of the Service; Wildlife management; History
    • This is a brochure that describes the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, including a brief history of the Service as well as continuing work to help wildlife conservation.
    • King Salmon Roe

    • King Salmon Roe
    • Salmon Roe; Salmon Eggs; Bait; King Salmon; Chinook Salmon; Fishing; Fisheries management; Deshka River; Recreation; Roe; Skein
    • Salmon roe is cured in salt, borax and commercial curing compounds for use as bait for salmon and trout. The bait is used in quarter to silver dollar sized pieces or as single eggs. Fresh high grade salmon eggs are shipped to Japan where they are...
    • Jack Fillio oral history transcript

    • Jack Fillio oral history transcript
    • Military; Management; Supervision; Employees (USFWS); Biography; History; Birds; Waterfowl; Bird banding; Predator control; Trapping;
    • Jack Fillio oral history transcript as conducted by Dorothe Norton. Jack Fillio also worked at Brigantine National Wildlife Refuge in New Jersey before it combined with Barnegat to form the Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge.
    • Washed Over Area of Sand Island in the Midway Atoll

    • Washed Over Area of Sand Island in the Midway Atoll
    • Islands; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts; Coastal environments; Weather impacts;
    • Washed over area of Sand Island after a tsunami generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan struck the refuge at 11:36 PM on Thursday, March 10th and continued for the next few hours. While Spit Island was completely washed over,...
    • Washed Over Area of Eastern Island

    • Washed Over Area of Eastern Island
    • Islands; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts; Coastal environments; Weather impacts;
    • View of a washed over area on Eastern Island near the shoreline after a tsunami generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan struck the refuge at 11:36 PM on Thursday, March 10th and continued for the next few hours. While Spit Island...
    • Washed Over Area of Sand Island

    • Washed Over Area of Sand Island
    • Islands; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts; Coastal environments; Weather impacts;
    • Washed over area of Sand Island after a tsunami generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan struck the refuge at 11:36 PM on Thursday, March 10th and continued for the next few hours. While Spit Island was completely washed over,...
    • Washed Over Area of Eastern Island

    • Washed Over Area of Eastern Island
    • Islands; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts; Coastal environments; Weather impacts;
    • Washed over area of Eastern Island after a tsunami generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan struck the refuge at 11:36 PM on Thursday, March 10th and continued for the next few hours.
    • Boat Dock Damaged by Tsunami

    • Boat Dock Damaged by Tsunami
    • Islands; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts; Buildings, facilities and structures; Coastal environments; Weather impacts;
    • Boat dock damage in Midway Atoll harbor after a tsunami generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan struck the refuge at 11:36 PM on Thursday, March 10th and continued for the next few hours. Fortunately, Midway residents received...
    • Damage to the Pier on Eastern Island

    • Damage to the Pier on Eastern Island
    • Islands; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts; Buildings, facilities and structures; Coastal environments; Weather impacts;
    • Eastern Island is the second largest of the three islands at Midway Atoll. It is estimated that 60% of the island was over-washed by the tsunami. The tsunami generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan struck the refuge at 11:36 PM on...
    • Part of Pier Washed Onto Eastern Island Gun

    • Part of Pier Washed Onto Eastern Island Gun
    • Islands; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts; Buildings, facilities and structures; Coastal environments; Weather impacts;
    • Part of a pier was washed inland onto a gun on Eastern Island after a tsunami generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan struck the refuge at 11:36 PM on Thursday, March 10th and continued for the next few hours. While Spit Island...
    • Monument Seep on Eastern Island

    • Monument Seep on Eastern Island
    • Islands; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts; Buildings, facilities and structures; Coastal environments; Weather impacts;
    • Monument Seep on Eastern Island after a tsunami generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan struck the refuge at 11:36 PM on Thursday, March 10th and continued for the next few hours. While Spit Island was completely washed over,...
    • Surviving Laysan Albatross Chick

    • Surviving Laysan Albatross Chick
    • Islands; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts; Birds; Coastal environments; Marine birds; Weather impacts;
    • This Laysan albatross chick survived being washed over at Midway Atoll during a tsunami generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan struck the refuge at 11:36 PM on Thursday, March 10th and continued for the next few hours. On March...
    • Chicks and Adults Washed into Vegetation During Tsunami

    • Chicks and Adults Washed into Vegetation During Tsunami
    • Islands; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts; Birds; Coastal environments; Marine birds; Weather impacts;
    • The chicks and adults got washed up into big piles of dead vegetation after a tsunami generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan struck the refuge at 11:36 PM on Thursday, March 10th and continued for the next few hours. On March 15,...
    • Half Buried Bonin Petrel Which Was Later Rescued

    • Half Buried Bonin Petrel Which Was Later Rescued
    • Islands; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts; Birds; Coastal environments; Marine birds; Weather impacts;
    • This Bonin petrel was half buried in sand after a tsunami generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan struck the refuge at 11:36 PM on Thursday, March 10th and continued for the next few hours. On March 15, FWS released an official...
    • Stuck Albatross and Chicks are Found and Released

    • Stuck Albatross and Chicks are Found and Released
    • Islands; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts; Birds; Coastal environments; Marine birds; Weather impacts;
    • Albatross adult and two chicks uncovered alive in the tsunami aftermath. The tsunami generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan struck the refuge at 11:36 PM on Thursday, March 10th and continued for the next few hours. On March 15,...
    • Flooding on Sand Island

    • Flooding on Sand Island
    • Islands; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts; Birds; Coastal environments; Marine birds; Weather impacts;
    • Sand Island is the largest of the three islands at Midway Atoll. This picture shows a flooded ares in the aftermath of the tsunami at sunrise. A tsunami generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan struck the refuge at 11:36 PM on...
    • Two Laysan Albatross Chicks Half Buried Were Later Rescued

    • Two Laysan Albatross Chicks Half Buried Were Later Rescued
    • Islands; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts; Birds; Coastal environments; Marine birds; Weather impacts;
    • These two Laysan albatross chicks were buried by sand and vegetation after tsunami wave. The tsunami, generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan, struck the refuge at 11:36 PM on Thursday, March 10th and continued for the next few...
    • Rescued Albatross Chicks

    • Rescued Albatross Chicks
    • Islands; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts; Birds; Coastal environments; Marine birds; Weather impacts;
    • Hundreds of albatross chicks were disentangled from vegetation in the aftermath of the tsunami. The tsunami generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan struck the refuge at 11:36 PM on Thursday, March 10th and continued for the next...

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