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    • From our Partners

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    • 2 Dear Friends and Neighbors, Private landowners, large and small, play a vital role conserving habitat for fish, wildlife, and plants. In fact, more than two- thirds of the nation’s threatened and endangered species use habitat found on...
    • Glossary

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    • 22 Glossary 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...
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    • 3 “ Conservation districts have long advocated that natural resources conservation must come from voluntary, incentive- based approaches. For species conservation, it is clear that success lies in flexible tools and incentives that promote...
    • From the Secretary

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    • 4 Dear Citizens: This booklet provides information for citizen stewards and landowners, who embody President Bush’s vision of cooperative conservation— a vision built upon innovation, local ideas, inspiration and incentives, and on- the- ground...
    • A Texas Rancher Who Became a Believer

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    • 6 A Texas Cattle Rancher Who “ Became a Believer” “ We’re just ‘ wildlifing’ it all over the place, and we’re happy to do it,” Bob Long said. Long is enhancing habitat on his 550- acre property to benefit the Houston toad, an...
    • Safe Harbor Agreements

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    • 7 Environmental Defense, a nonprofit organization, was the key in reaching out to Long and provided funding for biologists to conduct population surveys for the toad on his property. Long is helping Environmental Defense and the Service promote...
    • 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...
    • Bear interrupts fishing

    • Adults; Fishing; Leisure activities; Mammals; Wildlife refuges; Recreation sites;
    • A group of men who were fishing move away from a visiting bear. 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.
    • Caspian Tern

    • History; Marine birds; Migratory birds; Shorebirds; Birds; Photography; Wildlife refuges;
    • A hand painted glass slide of a Caspian Tern, the largest of all terns, by Finley and Bohlman at Klamath Marsh 1905.
    • Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge

    • Videography;u.s. fish and wildlife service;wildlife refuges;
    • A Haven for Wildlife. Come down from the lush, enveloping folds of Vermont's majestic Green Mountains and down into the great Champlain Valley, where the land flattens into broad Canadian plains!
    • Just get a good grip!

    • Aquatic environments; Children; Connecting people with nature; Education; Education outreach; Emblems; Employees (USFWS); Environmental education; Environments (Natural); Fishing; Icons; Interpretation; Law enforcement; Leisure activities;...
    • A little girl tries her hand at fishing for the very first time, smiling all the way.
    • 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)
    • Peregrine falcon

    • Raptors; Wildlife refuges; Birds; Birds of prey;
    • A peregrine falcon is perched on the top of a tree. The Alaska Highway is the northern boundary of the 682,604 acre Tetlin Refuge for 65 miles northwest of Alaska-Yukon border. From scenic overlooks you can view wetlands important to breeding...

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