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    • Saving the Places We Love

    • videography; broadcast; history; education
    • .In this program NCTC Historian, Dr. Mark Madison, hosts an interview with Ned Tillman, Author of “Saving the Places We Love” and “The Chesapeake Watershed”. March 18, 2015. Ned Tillman is the creative and driving force behind the...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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)
    • Al Trout and Larry Shanks oral history transcript

    • Restoration; Employees (USFWS); History; Wildlife refuges; Wetlands; Wildlife management; Water management;
    • Al Trout and Larry Shanks oral history transcript as conducted by John Cornely; Al and Larry talk about Bear River Refuge and its restoration.
    • Art Sowls oral history transcript

    • Employees (USFWS); Biography; History; Maintenance; Birds; Marine birds; Migratory birds; Biologists (USFWS); Rodents; Marine mammals; Outreach; Conservation;
    • Art Sowls oral history interview as conducted by John Cornely.
    • Wyoming toads and cattle: at home on the range

    • Aquatic animals; Biologists (USFWS); Extinctions; Endangered and/or threatened; Amphibians;
    • Biologists feared that the Wyoming toad was extinct until 1987 when a fisherman discovered a population at Mortenson Lake on Swanson’s land. The discovery created excitement about a chance to save the species and its habitat, and it led Swanson...
    • Electroshocking in a Small De-watering Pool

    • Structures; Riparian environments; Rivers and streams; Habitat restoration; Wetland restoration; Wetlands; Wildlife refuges; Biologists (USFWS); Fishes; Fisheries management; Relocation;
    • Biologists with the USFWS and Confederated Tribes of the Siletz Indians electro shocking a small de-watering pool on the old ditch channel to save any remaining fish and amphibians.
    • Bob Weeden and Ginny Wood oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Environments (Natural);
    • Bob Weeden and Ginny Wood oral history interview. Note: The interviewers are not identified at any time on the tape. There are at least two interviewers (possibly three) – one (or two) male and one female. Their comments are not identified...
    • Careers: conserving the nature of America

    • Employees (USFWS); Education; Personnel;
    • Brochure about careers with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. To accomplish its mission, the Service employs many of the country’s best biologists, wildlife managers, engineers, realty specialists, educators, law enforcement agents, and others...
    • Charles Roth oral history transcript

    • Conservation; Youth; Writing; Illustrations;Art
    • Charles Roth oral history interview that mainly includes discussions about meeting Thornton Burgess and some of his work.
    • Why save endangered species?

    • Habitat restoration; Habitat conservation; Environmental education; Endangered and/or threatened; Employees (USFWS); Scientific personnel (USFWS);
    • Conservation actions carried out in the United States under the Endangered Species Act have been successful in preventing extinction for 99 percent of the species that are listed as endangered or threatened. However, species loss on a global scale...
    • Black-Footed Ferret Recovery:  A Conservation Success Story

    • videography; broadcast; Endangered and/or threatened
    • Conservation in Action Series. NCTC Historian, Dr. Mark Madison, hosts an interview with Pete Gober, the Black-footed Ferret Recovery Coordinator for the USFWS. March 18, 2015. In 1979, the black-footed ferret was feared to be extinct....

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