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    • Aerial of restoration site

    • Aerial photography; Habitat restoration; Wildlife refuges
    • Converting recently purchased orange groves into productive wildlife habitat for the birds of Pelican Island. Looking south toward Pelican Island from the barrier island.
    • Pelican silhouette

    • Aquatic birds; Birds; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing;
    • Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1963 as an overlay of NASA’s John F. Kennedy Space Center. Consisting of 140,000 acres, the Refuge provides a wide variety of habitats: coastal dunes, saltwater estuaries and marshes,...
    • Pelican silhouette

    • Aquatic birds; Birds; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing;
    • Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1963 as an overlay of NASA’s John F. Kennedy Space Center. Consisting of 140,000 acres, the Refuge provides a wide variety of habitats: coastal dunes, saltwater estuaries and marshes,...
    • Pelican in flight

    • Aquatic birds; Birds; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing;
    • Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1963 as an overlay of NASA’s John F. Kennedy Space Center. Consisting of 140,000 acres, the Refuge provides a wide variety of habitats: coastal dunes, saltwater estuaries and marshes,...
    • Brown Pelican

    • Aquatic birds; Wildlife refuges; Oil spills;
    • Brown pelican cleaned and released after being caught in oil spill at Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge near Vero Beach, FL.
    • David Janes oral history transcript

    • Biography; Employees (USFWS); Forestry; Military; Realty; Wetlands; Writing; Planning; Buildings, facilities and structures; Management; Youth; Biologists (USFWS);
    • David Janes oral history interview as conducted by Dorothe Norton. Along with working at various refuges, David Janes worked out of the regional offices in Region 5 and Region 6. He retired in 1997 as a GS-12 Land Acquisition Planning Biologist...
    • Pelican release

    • Birds; Employees (USFWS); Oil spills; Shorebirds; Relocation;
    • U.S. Fish and Wildlife veterinarian Sharon Taylor and Charlie Pelizza, refuge manager at Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, release a recovered pelican at the refuge on Monday May 10.
    • 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.
    • Pelican release

    • Birds; Employees (USFWS); Oil spills; Shorebirds; Relocation;
    • U.S. Fish and Wildlife veterinarian Sharon Taylor and Charlie Pelizza, refuge manager at Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, release a Northern Gannet that had been oiled and cleaned at Pelican Island on Monday May 10.
    • Wood Stork

    • Birds; Endangered species
    • Endangered wood storks are among the many species of wading birds that can be found on Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge.
    • Brown pelicans at refuge

    • Birds; Marine birds
    • Brown pelican flies at the Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge while other pelicans sit in the vegetation.
    • Wood Stork feeds on the shore

    • Birds; Wading birds; Endangered species
    • Endangered wood stork feeds on the shore at Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, Florida.
    • Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, Florida

    • Birds; Wildlife refuges;
    • Pelican Island NWR, Titusville, Florida: Pelican Island is officially the first national wildlife refuge, established in 1903 by Executive Order of President Theodore Roosevelt to protect not only the pelicans but also herons, egrets, cormorants,...
    • Bird silhouette in flight

    • Birds; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing;
    • Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1963 as an overlay of NASA’s John F. Kennedy Space Center. Consisting of 140,000 acres, the Refuge provides a wide variety of habitats: coastal dunes, saltwater estuaries and marshes,...
    • Bird silhouette

    • Birds; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing;
    • Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1963 as an overlay of NASA’s John F. Kennedy Space Center. Consisting of 140,000 acres, the Refuge provides a wide variety of habitats: coastal dunes, saltwater estuaries and marshes,...
    • Trio of Pelican silhouettes

    • Birds; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing;
    • Consisting of 140,000 acres, the Refuge provides a wide variety of habitats: coastal dunes, saltwater estuaries and marshes, freshwater impoundments, scrub, pine flatwoods, and hardwood hammocks provide habitat for more than 1,500 species of...

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