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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)
    • Aransas Matagorda Island National Wildlife Refuge

    • videography; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; coastal environments; wildlife refuges; aquatic environments; estuarine environments
    • A Place for Nature. The Aransas and Matagorda Island Refuges were established to protect a variety of vanishing coastal Texas wildlife, including many types of birds, as well as mammals and reptiles. This video production contains music that has...
    • Polar Bear and a Barrier Island

    • Mammals; Snow; Islands; Endangered and/or Threatened species
    • A polar bear looks out over a barrier island on the Arctic coast of Alaska. These islands are important habitat for the polar bear.
    • Royal Terns

    • Wildlife refuges; Shorebirds; Birds; Coastal environments;
    • A quintessentially saltwater species, this tern feeds inshore along barrier beach oceanfronts and back bays, occasionally ranging farther offshore when foraging, especially when feeding chicks.
    • Bill Reffalt oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Work of the Service; Congressional operations; Directors (USFWS); Employees (USFWS); Events; Personnel; Wildlife refuges; Training;
    • Bill Reffalt oral history interview as conducted by Norman Olson.
    • Bob Weeden and Ginny Wood oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Environments (Natural);
    • Bob Weeden and Ginny Wood oral history interview. Note: The interviewers are not identified at any time on the tape. There are at least two interviewers (possibly three) – one (or two) male and one female. Their comments are not identified...
    • Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge

    • videography; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; wildlife conservation; broadcast; wildlife refuges
    • Chincoteague National Wildlife includes more than 14,000 acres of beach, dunes, marsh, and maritime forest. Within a workday’s access to millions of people, Chincoteague Refuge is one of the most visited refuges in the United States, providing...
    • Misty sunset at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge

    • Wildlife refuges; Scenics; Grasses; Wetlands;
    • Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, originally established in 1943 to provide habitat for migratory birds (with an emphasis on conserving greater snow geese), today provides habitat for waterfowl, wading birds, shorebirds, and song birds, as...
    • Boardwalk sunset

    • Wildlife refuges; Hiking; Biking; Leisure activities; Public access;
    • Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, originally established in 1943 to provide habitat for migratory birds (with an emphasis on conserving greater snow geese), today provides habitat for waterfowl, wading birds, shorebirds, and song birds, as...
    • Beach Road floodgate

    • Wildlife refuges; Floods; Weather impacts; Water management;
    • Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, originally established in 1943 to provide habitat for migratory birds (with an emphasis on conserving greater snow geese), today provides habitat for waterfowl, wading birds, shorebirds, and song birds, as...
    • Beach erosion along the Atlantic coast

    • Wildlife refuges; Weather impacts; Work of the Service; Floods; Erosion; Coastal environments;
    • Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, originally established in 1943 to provide habitat for migratory birds (with an emphasis on conserving greater snow geese), today provides habitat for waterfowl, wading birds, shorebirds, and song birds, as...

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