A male Mission Blue butterfly rests upon a Silver Bush Lupine (Lupinus albifrons). As of 14 December 2009, the 'mission blue Butterfly' (Icaricia icarioides missionensis) is listed as Endangered under the U.S. Endangered Species Act.
Endangered species; Conservation; Connecting people with nature; Insects; Policies; Work of the Service;
An article in the Endangered Species Bulletin July/August 2000 Vol. XXV No. 4, by Lisa Mandell explains how endangered Karner blue butterflies (Lycaeides melissa samuelis) in Wisconsin will be protected by the first comprehensive statewide...
Endangered species; Threatened species; Habitat restoration; Partnerships; Insects; Military
Each summer, as the military training activities at Fort McCoy reach their peak, the Karner blue butterfly (Lycaeides melissa samuelis), a federally listed endangered species, can be seen fluttering throughout its habitat alongside soldiers and...
videography; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; plants
HD B-Roll Stock Footage. Produced by the National Conservation Training Center (NCTC) videographers.
• Dutchman’s Breeches (Dicentra cucullaria)
• Yellow Violet (Viola pensylvanica)
• Morel mushrooms (Morchella) and Wild Blue Phlox...