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    • Rhino horns

    • Animal industry; Water management; Wildlife restoration; Work of the Service;
    • Rising global demand for rhino horn – both for alleged medicinal value and ornamental use – has led to an epidemic of poaching in Africa, as well as theft and illegal trade in rhino horns from museums and private collections. Illegal...
    • 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...
    • Birdhouse in wetland area

    • Aquatic birds; Birds; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing; Work of the Service;
    • The Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge protects more than 47,000 acres of southern New Jersey coastal habitats which is actively managed for migratory birds. The refuge’s location in one of the Atlantic Flyway’s most active flight paths...
    • Speaking with Eli Hopkins

    • Art; Podcast; Public Lecture;
    • Eli Hopkins is a nationally-renowned sculptor who lives and works in Colorado. In 2002 Hopkins released his first bronze sculptures. His set of stylized horses was well received and, since that time, Hopkins has been able to move forward at a...
    • Tom Butler

    • Biodiversity; Biological control; Wilderness; Podcast; Public Lecture;
    • Mark Madisoin speaks with Tom Butler at the Sc3 Conference held at the NCTC in Shepherdstown, WV. Tom is the editorial projects director for the Foundation for Deep Ecology, and a long-time conservation activist focused on wilderness and...
    • John Fort oral history transcript

    • Biography; Employees (USFWS); History; Fire management; Fires; Ecosystem recovery; Prescribed burning; Silviculture; Research;
    • John Fort oral history interview as conducted by Jennifer Hinckley. John spent time with the Forest Service and BLM before working for the Fish and Wildlife Service. In addition to working in the various locations listed, he was also the first...
    • John Doebel oral history transcript

    • Biography; Employees (USFWS); History; Military; Management; Work of the Service; Wildlife refuges; Resource management; Native Americans; Realty;
    • John Doebel oral history transcript as conducted by Norman Olson. Along with working at various refuges, John also spent time at the following offices: Atlanta Regional Office as the Bicentennial Land Heritage Program planner; Olympia, Washington...
    • Phillip Blanchett oral history transcript

    • Biography; Native Americans; Fishing; Environments (Natural);
    • Phillip Blanchett oral history interview as conducted by an unknown source. Phillip Blanchettof the band Pamyua talks about the band, which uses song and dance to interpret native chants and songs, and he discusses growing up in Alaska.
    • 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...
    • Virginia Wood and Dr. Robert Weeden oral history transcript

    • Biologists (USFWS); Conservation; History;
    • Virginia "Ginny" Wood and Dr. Robert "Bob" Weeden oral history interview as conducted by Roger Kaye and unknown female. This interview mainly discusses the Conservation Movement in Alaska and the Alaska Conservation Society.
    • Review of the Gulf of Mexico red snapper fishery

    • Biologists (USFWS); Fisheries management; Fishes; Water; Work of the Service; Saltwater fishes;
    • This existing literature contains only few and incomplete descriptions of the red snapper fishery. Comprehensive descriptions have been made at various times by Stearns (1885); Jarvis (1935); and Camber (1955). There is, however, no up-to-date...
    • Bruce Conant & Jim King and oral history transcript

    • Biologists (USFWS); History; Aviation; Military; Surveying; Waterfowl; Employees (USFWS)
    • Bruce Conant & Jim King oral history interview as conducted by John Cornely. Bruce piloted aircraft for the FWS doing breeding/waterfowl surveys out of Juneau, Alaska.
    • 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...

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