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    • Patuxent Science Symposium, 75th Anniversary oral history transcript Part 1 of 4

    • Agriculture; Bird banding; Birds; Biologists (USFWS); Biography; Diseases; Employees (USFWS); Fishes; History; Migration; Migratory birds; Pesticides; Research; Science; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Surveying; Tagging; Waterfowl; Wildlife...
    • This is Part 1 of 4 transcripts from the Patuxent Science Symposium, 75th Anniversary of the Patuxent Science Center. It includes speakers who talk about their time at working at Patuxent and some of the work they did. This transcript includes the...
    • Patuxent Science Symposium, 75th Anniversary oral history transcript Part 2 of 4

    • Agriculture; Bird banding; Birds; Biologists (USFWS); Biography; Diseases; Employees (USFWS); Fishes; History; Migration; Migratory birds; Pesticides; Research; Science; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Surveying; Tagging; Waterfowl; Wildlife...
    • This is Part 2 of 4 transcripts from the Patuxent Science Symposium, 75th Anniversary of the Patuxent Science Center. It includes speakers who talk about their time at working at Patuxent and some of the work they did. This transcript includes the...
    • Red crossbill

    • animals; aves; Birds; Birds; Deshutes National Forests; Oregon; Migratory birds
    • Red crossbills have specialized beaks that enable them to open pine cones and feed on the seeds. It inhabits coniferous forests and is a nomadic feeder as it moves across wide ranges throughout the United States.
    • Habitat suitability index models: Gadwall (breeding)

    • Aquatic birds; Biological control; Habitat conservation; Migratory birds; Wetlands;
    • The basis for this HSI model was developed in a workshop that included the following waterfowl biologists form the Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Jamestown, ND: Leo Kirsch (retired), John Lokemoen, and George Swanson. These individuals...
    • Endangered species coloring book

    • Art; Environmental education; Endangered species; Illustrations;
    • This is a children's coloring book of various endangered species. It provides images of each species for coloring, as well as educational information on the species. The animals included are: Bald Eagle, California red-legged frog Karner Blue...
    • Estella B. Leopold and Trish Stevenson oral history transcript

    • Biography; History; Landscape conservation; Geology; Fire management; Environmental education; Environments (Natural); Ecosystem recovery;
    • Estella B. Leopold and Trish Stevenson oral history interview as conducted by Stephen Laubach. Estella (youngest daughter of Aldo Leopold) and Trish are talking about the Aldo Leopold Fountain from its beginning to what they envision for the...
    • A preliminary biological assessment of Kirwin National Wildlife Refuge

    • Biological control; Physical geography; Research; Wildlife refuges;
    • This is a preliminary biological assessment of Kirwin National Wildlife Refuge. Stimulation for the report was based on the concept that future decisions related to the biological portion of the Comprehensive Conservation Plan will be based on the...
    • Lead hazards to fish, wildlife, and invertebrates: a synoptic reivew

    • Biologists (USFWS); Water; Fishes; Pollutants;
    • Lead (Pb) and its compounds have been known to man for about 7,000 years, and Pb poisoning has been recognized for at least 2,500 years. All credible evidence indicates that Pb is neither essential nor beneficial to living organisms, and that all...
    • Peregrine falcon

    • Birds; Birds of prey; Endangered species; Migratory birds; Raptors;
    • This is a fact sheet describing the peregrine falcon in North America. It outlines the history of the bird, its decline in the mid-twentieth century due to DDT, and its successful recovery in the years since.
    • For the birds

    • Birds; Birdwatching; Connecting people with nature; Wildlife viewing;
    • This is a guide for people interested in bringing birds to their property. It includes information and tips on installing bird feeders, bird nests and on landscaping for birds.
    • Familiar migratory songbirds

    • Birds; Birdwatching; Migratory birds;
    • This is a booklet that describes various migratory birds that are familiar in the United States. The species covered include the American robin, the American goldfinch, the Ruby-throated hummingbird, the eastern bluebird, the barn swallow, the gray...
    • Red-cockaded woodpecker

    • Birds; Endangered species;
    • This is an in-depth description of the red-cockaded woodpecker. It covers a multitude of topics, including history, location, habitat, environmental niche, conservation efforts and more.
    • Cassin's sparrow status assessment and conservation plan

    • Birds; Migratory birds; Monitoring; Perching birds; Research; Statistics; Species of concern; Wildlife management;
    • This is a status assessment and conservation plan for the Cassin's Sparrow. It includes a description and natural history of the bird, as well as range information pertinent to breeding, migration and wintering, monitoring activities, population...
    • Clark's Nutcracker

    • Birds; Perching birds
    • Clark's nutcracker feeds on conifer seeds year-round; also insects and spiders, small animals, and has been known to occasionally feed on carrion. Its long, sharp, beak enables it to open pine cones and forage for insects.
    • 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)
    • Fish and wildlife news: special issue on children and nature

    • Connecting people with nature; Environmental education; Recreation
    • This special edition of Fish & Wildlife News provides a glimpse of what Service employees from coast to coast are already doing to reconnect children with nature. From the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge, where youngsters...

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