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    • 2012 Annual Report: youth in the great outdoors

    • Work of the Service; Youth; Education outreach; Environmental education; Volunteers; Connecting people with nature; Employees (USFWS); Leisure activities; Partnerships;
    • Engaging, educating, and employing our nation’s youth in conservation are major priorities for the Department of the Interior (Department), and in 2009 the Youth in the Great Outdoors (YGO) initiative was established.
    • Rachel Carson: a conservation legacy

    • Work of the Service; Wildlife management; Wildlife refuges; Conservation; Conservation science; Writing;
    • May 27, 2007 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Rachel Carson, one of the world’s foremost leaders in conservation. Her work as an educator, scientist and writer revolutionized America’s interest in environmental issues.
    • Conservation profiles: landowners help imperiled wildlife

    • Work of the Service; Conservation; Land development; Landscape conservation; Policies;
    • The purpose of this brochure is to introduce some of the landowners who are using two innovative conservation tools: Safe Harbor Agreements and Candidate Conservation Agreements with Assurances. Although these tools only came into use within the...
    • Byways to America's wildest places

    • 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.
    • Road to the beach was damaged during a Mid-Atlantic nor'easter

    • Wildlife refuges; Weather impacts; Work of the Service; Floods;
    • This is a picture of Beach Road on Assateague Island. Assateague Island is a Barrier Island which lies to the east of Chincoteague Island. Assateague Island protects Chincoteague Island from the Atlantic Ocean. Assateague Island is approximately...
    • Chincoteague Island Drawbridge

    • Wildlife refuges; Water management; Transportation; Buildings, facilities and structures;
    • This bridge was demolished in January of 2011. The current bridge replaced an old swing bridge that online records say was built around 1940. The number of photographs and paintings of the old bridge may equal the number of people who passed over...
    • National Bald Eagle management guidelines

    • Wildlife management; Work of the Service; Writing; Raptors; Legislation;
    • The bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) is protected by the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act (Eagle Act) and the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA). The MBTA and the Eagle Act protect bald eagles from a variety of harmful actions and impacts....
    • 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...
    • Using plants as indicators of wetlands

    • Wetlands; Wetland restoration; Management; Conservation; Maps; Work of the Service; Wildlife refuges;
    • This document uses the primary indicator approach to identifying wetlands.
    • Delaware wetlands status and changes from 1992 to 2007

    • Wetlands; Wetland restoration; Management; Conservation; Maps; Work of the Service; Wildlife refuges;
    • This report summarizes the 2007 status of wetlands across Delaware, details findings from the trends analysis of how and where wetlands were gained or lost between 1992 and 2007, and provides perspective on how those changes affect wetland...
    • Wetlands of Connecticut

    • Wetlands; Wetland restoration; Management; Conservation; Maps; Work of the Service; Wildlife refuges;
    • The National Wetlands Inventory (NWI) provides information for reviewing the effectiveness of existing federal programs and policies and for increasing public awareness.
    • Chesapeake Bay

    • Wetlands; Resource management;
    • Ground covers in the Chesapeake Bay Tidal area.

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