When the explorers first set foot upon the continent of North America, the skies and marshes and lands teemed with an astonishing variety of wildlife. Beginning with those early settlers and continuing today, the vast majority of our natural...
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Where Wildlife Comes First - Kenai National Wildlife Refuge covers over two million acres in south central Alaska. The refuge is home to: salmon, eagles, and trumpeter swans, moose, caribou, and Dall sheep, brown bear, lynx, and wolves.
Work of the Service; Aircraft; Recreation; Fishing; Alaska
Widgeon NC 722 engaged in fisherman check on Sitkoh Lake, Southeast Alaska. C.L. Anderson, Director of Territorial Fisheries Department, Louis McDonald, Assistant to Director of Territorial Fisheries Dept.
Freshwater Fishes; Fishes; Fishes; Recreation; Sport Fishing; Wildlife refuges; Togiak National Wildlife Refuge; Togiak Gallery
Wildlife Biologist Rob MacDonald holding Rainbow Trout. Resident fish such as the Rainbow Trout draw anglers from around the world to Southwest Alaska. Catch-and-release fishing is encouraged to conserve these fish and is required in some areas.
William Finley and friends coming ashore at Three Arch Rocks during the summer of 1912. William Finley's friend Dalla Lore Sharp, at the time an English professor at Boston University, visited Finley in Oregon for the summer with his son, Dallas Jr.
William Finley and Herman Bohlman getting ready for a boat trip at Tule lake, Klamath Marsh, in 1905. Klamath would later become a bird refuge in 1908 due to photographs taken by Finley and Bohlman of the area in 1905.
Birds; History; Fishing; Fishes; Recreation; Rivers and streams; Wildlife refuges;
William Finley examining his catch at Klamath Marsh during a 1905 photography trip with his partner Herman Bohlman. Finley and Bohlman's photographs of the area in 1905 would later help Klamath become a bird refuge in 1908.