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    • 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...
    • Habitat restoration

    • Adults; Aircraft; Aquatic environments; Aviation; Boating; Boats; Ecosystem recovery; Employees (USFWS); Environmental quality; Environments (Natural); Habitat conservation; Habitat restoration; Law enforcement; Personnel; Resource management;...
    • The National Guard provides support by placing christmas trees in critical areas for habitat restoration on the refuge.
    • Jim Voelzer oral history transcript

    • Aircraft; Aviation; Biologists (USFWS); Employees (USFWS); Biography; History; Surveying; Management; Migratory birds; Bird banding; Waterfowl;
    • Jim Voelzer oral history transcript as conducted by John Cornely.
    • Western tanager

    • animals; aves; Birds; Birds; Deshutes National Forests; Oregon; passerines; neotropical migrant; Migratory birds
    • First recorded on the Lewis and Clark expedition (1803-1806), the Western tanager prefers open forested areas at low elevations. The male has a vivid colored red head, bright yellow body with striking black wings and tail.
    • Phil Pister Desert Fishes Council

    • Aquatic animals; Aquatic environments; Environmental education; Fisheries management; Fishes; Fish hatcheries; Habitat conservation; Podcast; Public Lecture;
    • Phil Pister retired in February 1990 following 38 years as a fishery biologist with the California Department of Fish and Game. He studied wildlife conservation and zoology under A. Starker Leopold at the University of California (Berkeley) and...
    • Wyoming toads and cattle: at home on the range

    • Aquatic animals; Biologists (USFWS); Extinctions; Endangered species; Amphibians;
    • Biologists feared that the Wyoming toad was extinct until 1987 when a fisherman discovered a population at Mortenson Lake on Swanson’s land. The discovery created excitement about a chance to save the species and its habitat, and it led Swanson...
    • 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...
    • Purple Loosestrife

    • Aquatic environments; Aquatic plants; Wildlife refuges; Waterfowl; Invasive species;
    • Native to Eurasia, purple loosestrife is a tall invasive plant with magenta-colored flowers that adapts to wetland areas. Once established, the plant begins to compete with native plants reducing natural habitats for waterfowl and other species...
    • Wildlife Drive observation tower

    • Aquatic environments; Birdwatching; Buildings, facilities and structures;
    • This observation tower located on Wildlife Drive offers visitors a grand view of the impoundment areas of the refuge, where most of the birds feed daily.
    • The coastal program: caring for our coastal habitats

    • Aquatic environments; Coastal environments; Coastal restoration; Coastal zone management; Habitat conservation;
    • This is a fact sheet about work completed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Coastal Program which is designed to help manage coastal habitat. It includes information regarding work completed in many coastal areas of the United States.
    • Petroglyphs

    • Arizona;Glen Canyon;Natural areas;Restoration ecology
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