Work of the Service; Youth; Education outreach; Environmental education; Volunteers; Connecting people with nature; Employees (USFWS); Leisure activities; Partnerships;
Engaging, educating, and employing our nation’s youth in conservation are major priorities for the Department of the Interior (Department), and in 2009 the Youth in the Great Outdoors (YGO) initiative was established.
In 1869, John Wesley Powell led a small party down the Green and Colorado Rivers in a bold attempt to explore the Grand Canyon for the first time. After their monumental expedition, they told of raging rapids, constant danger, and breathtaking...
Jonathan Van Ballenberghe is the filmmaker for "In the Company of Moose." This film chronicles Biologist Vic Van Ballenberghe who has spent more time living with wild moose in Denali National Park, Alaska than any other researcher in the world.
It takes lots of different jobs to run a national wildlife refuge! Chelsea Corcoran/Quadt demonstrates how to conduct a lesson plan where children explore the career of a wildlife biologist by participating in a hands-on bird mist netting...
The following is a time line of significant events that have affected the land and ownership of the property now comprising the National Conservation Training Center (NCTC), with an emphasis on the period from early European settlement until...
A One- on- One Relationship with
Fish and Wildlife
What is the Partners for
Fish and Wildlife Program?
Through voluntary agreements the Partners
program provides expert technical assistance
and cost- share...
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...
Fish hatcheries; Fisheries management; Fishes; Employees (USFWS); Scientific personnel (USFWS); Work of the Service; Uniforms; Service patch;
Fish Biologist Richard Glenn from the Abernathy Fish Technology Center studies fish DNA with the help of a PCR machine. This device is used to amplify copies of DNA samples to assist the scientists in identifying genetic variations in fish...
Biologist Chelsea Corcoran/Quadt, talks about her detail at Togiak National Wildlife Refuge near Dillingham, Alaska. She describes counting caribou, tracking wolves, watching walrus, & learning about the Yupik Native way of life. July, 2011.
Albert Novara oral history interview as conducted by Mark Madison. Albert Novara joined the federal government as a flyways biologist conducting aerial surveys. He flew in Canada, Mexico, North Dakota and the Arctic.