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    • Rhino horns

    • Animal industry; Water management; Wildlife restoration; Work of the Service;
    • Rising global demand for rhino horn – both for alleged medicinal value and ornamental use – has led to an epidemic of poaching in Africa, as well as theft and illegal trade in rhino horns from museums and private collections. Illegal...
    • Harold W. Benson oral history transcript

    • Biography; Employees (USFWS); History; Military; Realty; Wetlands; Endangered and/or threatened; Habitat conservation; Supervision;
    • Harold W. Benson oral history interview as conducted by W. T. Olds. Harold Benson worked mainly in regional and area Offices, and in Washington D.C. and worked in Realty, Federal Aid, Endangered Species, and Wetland programs including Joint...
    • A talk with Nancy Langston

    • Biological control; Biologists (USFWS); Diseases; Environmental education; Farms and farming; Podcast; Public Lecture;
    • In 1941 the Food and Drug Administration approved the use of diethylstilbestrol (DES), the first synthetic chemical to be marketed as an estrogen and one of the first to be identified as a hormone disruptor—a chemical that mimics hormones. Its...
    • 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...
    • Black-footed ferret recovery plan

    • Document; Planning; Recovered; Prairies; Mammals;
    • The Black-footed Ferret Recovery Plan outlines steps for recovery of the black-footed ferret throughout its historical range.
    • 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...
    • The road back: endangered species recovery success with partners

    • Endangered and/or threatened; Partnerships; Recovered; Work of the Service; Policies; History
    • This is dedicated to Mollie Beattie, the former Director of the Fish and Wildlife Service, who lost her personal struggle with brain cancer on June 27, 1996. During her three-year tenure as Director, Mollie challenged the Service to adopt an...
    • Florida panther recovery plan. Technical/agency draft.

    • Endangered and/or threatened; Wildlife management; Wildlife restoration; Reintroduction;
    • First recovery plan approved 12/7/1981. First revision approved June 1987. Second revision approved: 3/13/1995. The Florida panther is the last subspecies of Puma still surviving in the eastern United States. Historically occurring throughout the...
    • Why save endangered species?

    • Habitat restoration; Habitat conservation; Environmental education; Endangered and/or threatened; Employees (USFWS); Scientific personnel (USFWS);
    • Conservation actions carried out in the United States under the Endangered Species Act have been successful in preventing extinction for 99 percent of the species that are listed as endangered or threatened. However, species loss on a global scale...
    • James Goldberry oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Aircraft; Aviation; Birds; Bird banding; Employees (USFWS); Waterfowl; Wildlife refuges;
    • Oral history interview with James Goldberry. Mark Madison as interviewer.
    • Cigar Daisey and Newman Merritt oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Aquatic birds; Birds; Boats; Coastal environments; Commercial fishing; Crustaceans; Fishes; Fishing; Game wardens; Human impacts; Hunting; Indigenous populations; Islands; Law enforcement; Overfishing; Places (Human-made);...
    • Oral history interview with Cigar Daisey and Newman Merritt with Dave Hall as interviewer. There are two other gentleman present. They are not identified, other than the fact that one of them is referred to as “Pete”. They are from North...

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