Endangered species; 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...
ALASKA MARITIME NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE; AMNWR; Birds; birding; Aleutian Islands; Aleutians; habitat; Islands; Coastal environments; grouse; ptarmigan; restoration; biodiversity; bioprojects; Near Islands; work of the refuge
2005 Attu Island is part of the Near Islands group in the Aleutian Islands of Alaska. It is the last stronghold of Evermann's Rock Ptarmigan, which were decimated from other islands in the group by non-native foxes. Ptarmigan from this osland...
Fish and Wildlife
Who can participate?
Any privately owned land is potentially
eligible for restoration. Most applicants are
individual landowners. For the purposes
of this program, “ privately owned” means
Species Status categories:
at- risk species — species of plants and animals that are
Federal candidate species and those that the Service
has not identified as candidate species, but are facing
threat( s) and are potential...
"FWS agent Frank Glaser with two sheefish caught thru the ice by Eskimos at Kotzebue in December, 1952. The larger fish weighed 40 lbs., 50" long, 27" girth. The smaller weighed 30 lbs., 48" long, 22" girth. This is a semi-commercial fishery...
"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...
"On 6/25/10, Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge Wildlife Biologist Jackie Isaacs explained the importance of habitat for foraging shorebirds and pointed out proactive measures taken by refuge staff soon after the spill began. Across Ivan Cut,...
"The Life and Legacy of Rachel Carson" by William Souder is from the National Conservation Training Center's Lecture Series. He discusses his book, which is about Rachel Carson, her life, and various aspects of her work.