Youth; Wildlife refuges; Connecting people with nature; Fishing; Fishes; Freshwater fishes;
This is a picture of a child holding a fish in her hands. Alaska is a land of awe-inspiring beauty and fish and wildlife spectacles, and the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge is a microcosm of all this wonderful state has to offer.
Work of the Service; Youth; Education outreach; Environmental education; Volunteers; Connecting people with nature; Employees (USFWS); Leisure activities; Partnerships;
Engaging, educating, and employing our nation’s youth in conservation are major priorities for the Department of the Interior (Department), and in 2009 the Youth in the Great Outdoors (YGO) initiative was established.
Work of the Service; Youth; Children; Environmental education; Leisure activities; Partnerships;
This shows children playing outside with a wooden interactive toy at the Outdoor Nature Explore Classroom. The Children’s Tree House is the 1st certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom in the state of WV.
Work of the Service; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Land development; Roads;
Executive summary , DOI DES 12-8. Congress authorized the Secretary of the Interior to exchange lands within the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge for lands owned by the State of Alaska and the King Cove Corporation for the purpose of constructing...
Work of the Service; Wildlife management; Wildlife restoration; Conservation; Conservation science;
Gap analysis provides an overview of the distribution and conservation status of several components of biodiversity. There are five major objectives of the national Gap Analysis Program: (1) map actual vegetation as closely as possible to the...
Work of the Service; History; Recreation; Wildlife management
This is a report that describes various programs successfully implemented and various tasks completed, by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service through the Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Programs, Division of Federal Assistance. Articles include...
Work of the Service; Employees (USFWS); Tourism; Transportation; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Partnerships;
This is a toll booth at Kenai NWR run by contractor, Alaska Recreational Management. Alaska is a land of awe-inspiring beauty and fish and wildlife spectacles, and the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge is a microcosm of all this wonderful state has...
Work of the Service; Conservation; Land development; Landscape conservation; Policies;
The purpose of this brochure is to introduce some of the landowners who are using two innovative conservation tools: Safe Harbor Agreements and Candidate Conservation Agreements with Assurances. Although these tools only came into use within the...
Work of the Service; Ceremonies; Celebrations; Environmental education; Leisure activities; Partnerships;
This is a picture of Jay Slack, Director of the National Conservation Training Center, at the certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom ribbon cutting ceremony. The Children’s Tree House is the 1st certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom in...
Work of the Service; Celebrations; Ceremonies; Events; Directors (USFWS);
Dr. Richard M. Kaminski, Mississippi State University, (l) finishes reading a resolution honoring Sam Hamilton with a round of applause. (then – left to right) Speakers Cindy Dohner, Southeast Regional Director, Dan Ashe, Director, U.S. Fish...
This is a fact sheet describing the United States Fish and Wildlife Service. It briefly describes the mission and history of the Service and the Service's current conservation work and plans for the future.
Wildlife viewing; Connecting people with nature; Habitat conservation; Landscape conservation; Wildlife refuges; Roads; Transportation
America’s Byways™ provide
opportunities to experience the beauty,
histor y, and natural heritage of our
country. The mission and goals of the
National Scenic Byways Program are
consistent with those of the National
Wildlife Refuge System.
Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing; Work of the Service; Hiking;
Shows a trail through the refuge. Alaska is a land of awe-inspiring beauty and fish and wildlife spectacles, and the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge is a microcosm of all this wonderful state has to offer.
Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts; Birds of prey; Migratory birds; Policies; Raptors; Energy; Threatened species
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Izembek National Wildlife Refuge lies between the highly productive waters of the Bering Sea and the Gulf of Alaska. Within the heart of the Refuge is Izembek Lagoon, a 30-mile long and 5-mile wide coastal ecosystem that contains one of the world's...