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    • 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)
    • Butterflies benefit from statewide habitat conservation plan (HCP)

    • Endangered and/or threatened; Conservation; Connecting people with nature; Insects; Policies; Work of the Service;
    • An article in the Endangered Species Bulletin July/August 2000 Vol. XXV No. 4, by Lisa Mandell explains how endangered Karner blue butterflies (Lycaeides melissa samuelis) in Wisconsin will be protected by the first comprehensive statewide...
    • Replanting for the butterflies

    • Connecting people with nature; Ecosystem recovery; Emblems; Employees (USFWS); Environmental quality; Environments (Natural); Flowering plants; Habitat conservation; Habitat restoration; Landscape conservation; Places (Human-made); Plants; Public...
    • Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge employee helps volunteers to replant the butterfly garden after hurricane Ike.
    • Bernard Angus oral history transcript

    • Biography; History; Employees (USFWS); Soil conservation; Wetlands;
    • Bernard Angus oral history interview as conducted by Dorothe Norton. Angus Bernard worked for the Soil Conservation Service and later at the Wetland Management District in Benson, Minnesota.
    • Purple Coneflower

    • Flowering plants; Plants;
    • Close up of a purple and white flower with red and yellow center. Found in fields and along road sides. A popular garden favorite and can be used for medicinal purposes. A main source of food for butterflies and in the fall birds feed on the seed...
    • Narrow-leaved Coneflower

    • Flowering plants; Plants;
    • Close up of a reddish pink flower with a very dark purple, nearly black, center. Often found in prairie grasslands, and a favorite for both butterflies and birds. For more information about wildflowers visit the National Plants Database Additional...
    • White Prairie Clover

    • Flowering plants; Plants;
    • Close up of a stem with the bottom flowering white, and the top green. An important food source for many butterflies and insects. For more information about wildflowers visit the National Plants Database Additional Resources: National Plants...
    • Milkweed pods and seeds at NCTC

    • Insects;
    • Common Milkweed is an important plant because so many species of insects depend on it. Monarch Butterflies, Milkwee Bugs, and Milkweed Leaf Beetles only eat milkweed, and could not survive without it. Many other species of insects use milkweed as...
    • Milkweed pods in a field

    • Flowering plants; Plants; Insects; Invertebrates;
    • Common Milkweed is an important plant because so many species of insects depend on it. Monarch Butterflies, Milkwee Bugs, and Milkweed Leaf Beetles only eat milkweed, and could not survive without it. Many other species of insects use milkweed as...
    • Milkweed bugs feasting on milkweed

    • Insects; Plants; Flowering plants;
    • Common Milkweed is an important plant because so many species of insects depend on it. Monarch Butterflies, Milkweed Bugs, and Milkweed Leaf Beetles only eat milkweed, and could not survive without it. Many other species of insects use milkweed as...
    • Milkweed pods in a field

    • Flowering plants; Plants; Insects; Invertebrates;
    • Common Milkweed is an important plant because so many species of insects depend on it. Monarch Butterflies, Milkweed Bugs, and Milkweed Leaf Beetles only eat milkweed, and could not survive without it. Many other species of insects use milkweed as...
    • Dragonfly flitting on a small branch

    • Wildlife Refuges; Aquatic environments; Predators; Insects;
    • Dragonflies are important predators that eat mosquitoes, and other small insects like flies, bees, ants, wasps, and very rarely butterflies. They are usually found around marshes, lakes, ponds, streams, and wetlands
    • Earl Walker oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Personnel; Fish hatcheries; Military; Employees (USFWS); Supervision; Endangered and/or threatened;
    • Earl Walker oral history interview with Jerry Grover.
    • 2012 Annual Report: youth in the great outdoors

    • 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.

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