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    • 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)
    • Safe harbor agreements for private landowners

    • Endangered species; Policies; Monitoring; Land development; Partnerships
    • Because many endangered and threatened species occur exclusively, or to a large extent, on privately owned property, the involvement of the private sector in the conservation and recovery of species is crucial. Property owners are often willing...
    • John Opie oral history transcript

    • Biography; History; Environmental education; Partnerships
    • John Opie oral history interview as conducted by Lisa Mighetto. Note that Mr. Opie is not an employee with the Fish and Wildlife Service, but is one of the founders of the American Society of Environmental History (ASEH).
    • Charles Hughlett oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Employees (USFWS); Management; Forestry; Forests; Work of the Service; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Wilderness;
    • Oral history interview with Charles "Art" Hughlett; Mark madison as interviewer.
    • National fish, wildlife and plants 
climate adaptation strategy

    • Climate change; Adaptation;
    • The purpose of the National Fish, Wildlife and Plants Climate Adaptation Strategy is to inspire and enable natural resource administrators, elected officials, and other decision makers to take action to adapt to a changing climate. Adaptation...
    • Habitat conservation plans: Section 10 of the Endangered Species Act

    • Endangered species; Habitat conservation; Planning; Work of the Service;
    • This contains frequently asked questions about Section 10 of the Endangered Species Act. An incidental take permit is required when non-Federal activities will result in “take” of threatened or endangered wildlife. A habitat conservation plan...
    • Safe harbor agreements for private landowners

    • Endangered species; Habitat conservation; Human impacts; Wildlife management;
    • This is a fact sheet describing safe harbor agreements with assurances for private landowners. It explains the purpose of the agreements and the process a landowner must follow in order to enter and maintain such an agreement.
    • William (Bill) Henry Meyer oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Biologists (USFWS); Aviation; Planning; Research; Work of the Service; Directors (USFWS); Employees (USFWS); Management; Personnel; Public policies;
    • William (Bill) Henry Meyer oral history interview as conducted by Jerry Grover.

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