The Cooperator Science Series was initiated in 2013. Its purpose is to facilitate the archiving and retrieval of research project reports resulting primarily from investigations supported by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), particularly...
Global wind patterns help to move millions of migrating birds and bats through the Great Lakes
region, where shorelines provide important stopover habitat. Shorelines are thought to
concentrate migrants, as they offer a last refuge near a...
This report on the National Wildlife Refuge System is the culmination
of a year-long process involving teams of Service employees who
examined the System within the framework of Wildlife and Habitat,
People, and Leadership. The report was the focus...
Two manatee nuzzling noses together in Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge. Note scars on back on one manatee from boat propeller. For more information about manatees visit