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    • West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus)

    • Endangered and/or threatened; Policies; Work of the Service; Marine mammals;
    • Christopher Columbus was the first European to report seeing a manatee in the New World. To Columbus, and other sailors who had been at sea for a long time, manatees were reminiscent of mermaids—the mythical half-fish, half-woman creatures of the...
    • Conserving borderline species

    • Endangered and/or threatened; International affairs; Partnerships; Wildlife management; Wildlife restoration;
    • This is an overview of what Canada and the United States are doing together in order to help protect species the two countries deem as endangered. A description of the background of this partnership is given, followed by ten examples of individual...
    • Caribou: rangifer tarandus caribou

    • Endangered and/or threatened; Mammals;
    • Note this is a 1998 wildlife fact sheet that may be dated regarding threatened and endangered status. The fact sheet gives a physical description of the animal, as well its breeding habits and range. It briefly explains the status of caribou...
    • California condor (Gymnogyps californianus) recovery plan. Third revision.

    • Endangered and/or threatened; Birds; Birds of prey; Captive breeding; Reintroduction; Raptors;
    • 1976, (41 FR 187). Long recognized as a vanishing species (Cooper 1890, Koford 1953, Wilbur 1978), the California condor remains one ofthe world’s rarest and most imperiled vertebrate species. Despite intensive conservation...
    • 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)
    • Robert D. (Bob) Jones, Jr.

    • History; Biography; Wildlife management; Boating; Boats; Waterfowl; Hunting; Predator control;
    • Robert D. (Bob) Jones, Jr. oral history interview as conducted by C.M. (Chuck) Mobley. Mr. Jones is probably better known by his nickname, "Sea Otter Jones."
    • Walrus Cows on Ice Nursing Calves

    • Snow; Ice; Mammals; Marine mammals; Aerial photography;
    • Walrus cows resting on sea ice south of Nunivak Island, Alaska, while nursing their calves.
    • John Joyner oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Agriculture; Animal industry; Farms and farming; Fire management; Fires; Fishing; Forest fires; Grasslands; Habitat conservation; Horseback riding; Human impacts; Law enforcement; Monitoring; Plants; Prescribed burning;...
    • Oral history interview with John Joyner. Also present: John Joyner, Jr. and John Joyner's daughter
    • 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.
    • Lead hazards to fish, wildlife, and invertebrates: a synoptic reivew

    • Biologists (USFWS); Water; Fishes; Pollutants;
    • Lead (Pb) and its compounds have been known to man for about 7,000 years, and Pb poisoning has been recognized for at least 2,500 years. All credible evidence indicates that Pb is neither essential nor beneficial to living organisms, and that all...
    • Asian Elephant Conservation Fund

    • Recreation; International affairs; Endangered and/or threatened; Employees (USFWS); Habitat conservation; Habitat restoration; Proposed Endangered; Proposed Threatened; Budgets;
    • This fact sheet discusses how 16,000 Asian elephants are presently tamed and in captivity in the range countries. Today, very few countries use captive elephants as beasts of burden, and captive elephants in many instances face problems including...
    • W.O. "Bill" Nelson oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Predator control; Rodents; Biological control; Biologists (USFWS)
    • W.O. "Bill" Nelson oral history interview as conducted by Jerry Grover and Bob Ruesink. Worked in the various offices anad filed offices of locations listed in transcript.
    • Willard (Bill ) E. Nelson oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Biologists (USFWS); Rodents; Predator control; Employees (USFWS)
    • Willard (Bill )E. Nelson oral history interview as conducted by Jerry Grover. Worked in following locations in Oregon in either the field or in the office: Bend, Portland, Coos Bay, Vanport, Columbia River, Klamath River. Also spent some time in...

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