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    • Sea Lamprey

    • Invasive species; Bay County Museum; Alpena Fishery Resources Office; Maritime Exhibit; April and May 2002; Anjanette Bowen
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    • California condor (Gymnogyps californianus) recovery plan. Third revision.

    • Endangered and/or threatened; Birds; Birds of prey; Captive breeding; Reintroduction; Raptors;
    • 1976, (41 FR 187). Long recognized as a vanishing species (Cooper 1890, Koford 1953, Wilbur 1978), the California condor remains one ofthe world’s rarest and most imperiled vertebrate species. Despite intensive conservation...
    • Glossary

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    • 22 Glossary Species Status categories: at- risk species — species of plants and animals that are Federal candidate species and those that the Service has not identified as candidate species, but are facing threat( s) and are potential...
    • 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...
    • Pelican release

    • Birds; Employees (USFWS); Oil spills; Shorebirds; Relocation;
    • A brown pelican that had been oiled and then cleaned soars after being released at Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge near Vero Beach, Florida on Monday May 10.
    • Mississippi: Coyote at Steen Cabin

    • Floods; Natural disasters; Wildlife refuges; Mammals;
    • A coyote took shelter on a picnic table May 16, 2011 on the front porch of Steen Cabin, a temporary residence for interns, students and others at Panther Swamp National Wildlife Refuge near Yazoo City, Mississippi. At the same time, behind the...
    • Mississippi: Feral hog at Steen Cabin

    • Floods; Natural disasters; Wildlife refuges; Mammals;
    • A feral hog clings to an air conditioning unit on May 16 behind Steen Cabin, a temporary residence for interns, students and others at Panther Swamp National Wildlife Refuge near Yazoo City, Mississippi. At the same time, a coyote was standing on a...
    • Mississippi: Feral hog swimming

    • Floods; Natural disasters; Wildlife refuges;
    • A feral hog tries to swim to safety on May 16 at Panther Swamp National Wildlife Refuge near Yazoo City, Mississippi.
    • Fisher

    • Mammals; Wildlife viewing;
    • A fisher is photographed at night while trying to take bait. Fishers are opportunistic predators that hunt exclusively in forested habitats where prey is abundant and vulnerable to capture. Their diverse diet includes birds, porcupines, snowshoe...
    • Tattered old hat and pins

    • Adults; Connecting people with nature; Leisure activities; Public access; Recreation;
    • A girl shows off her tattered old hat filled with pins of places she may have visited.
    • Gray wolf release

    • Endangered and/or Threatened species; Mammals; Monitoring; Wildlife management;
    • A gray wolf fitted with a radio collar is released into the wild. The gray wolf or Canis lupus, often known simply as the wolf, is the largest extant wild member of the Canidae family. Though once abundant over much of Eurasia, North Africa 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)
    • Male Sharp-tailed Grouse

    • Birds; Prairies; Wildlife refuges;
    • A pair of male Sharp-tailed Grouse display to attract females on communal dancing grounds, called leks. The male provides no parental care. A female may visit a lek up to 10 or more times, and she may sample two different leks.

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