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    • Patuxent Science Symposium, 75th Anniversary oral history transcript Part 3 of 4

    • Agriculture; Bird banding; Birds; Biologists (USFWS); Biography; Diseases; Employees (USFWS); Fishes; History; Migration; Migratory birds; Pesticides; Research; Science; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Surveying; Tagging; Waterfowl; Wildlife...
    • This is Part 3 of 4 transcripts from the Patuxent Science Symposium, 75th Anniversary of the Patuxent Science Center. It includes speakers who talk about their time at working at Patuxent and some of the work they did. This transcript includes the...
    • Endangered species coloring book

    • Art; Environmental education; Endangered species; Illustrations;
    • This is a children's coloring book of various endangered species. It provides images of each species for coloring, as well as educational information on the species. The animals included are: Bald Eagle, California red-legged frog Karner Blue...
    • Clark's Nutcracker

    • Birds; Perching birds
    • Clark's nutcracker feeds on conifer seeds year-round; also insects and spiders, small animals, and has been known to occasionally feed on carrion. Its long, sharp, beak enables it to open pine cones and forage for insects.
    • Speaking with Joe Witt about bald eagles

    • Birds; Podcast; Eagle Cam;
    • Joe has been a field biologists for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Bureau of Land Management for twenty-nine years. He has taken every opportunity to study eagles and ospreys. All his observations have been along river systems using a...
    • National bald eagle management guidelines

    • Document; Management; Planning; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Raptors;
    • The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) developed these National Bald Eagle Management Guidelines to advise landowners, land managers, and others who share public and private lands with bald eagles when and under what circumstances the...
    • 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.
    • Conserving borderline species

    • Endangered species; 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...
    • Mexican wolf recovery: three-year program review and assesment

    • Endangered species; Mammals; Population control; Predator control; Predators; Reintroduction; Statistics;
    • This is the review of the efforts to reestablish Mexican wolves in the Blue Range Wolf Recovery Area . The review is a direct result of an environmental impact statement concluded by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in 1996. It includes various...
    • Turkey Vulture

    • Karney; Raptors; Birds; Scavengers
    • Small, unfeathered head and hooked bill aid these scavengers in consuming carrion. Their weak talons are ill suited for grasping live prey. Vultures do not build nests, but lay their eggs in a sheltered spot; cliff ledge or cave, hollow log, or...
    • Fisher

    • Mammals; Wildlife viewing;
    • A fisher is photographed at night while trying to take bait. Fishers are opportunistic predators that hunt exclusively in forested habitats where prey is abundant and vulnerable to capture. Their diverse diet includes birds, porcupines, snowshoe...
    • Golden_Eagle_Status_Fact_Sheet

    • Raptors; Birds of prey; Migration;
    • Golden Eagles (Aquila chrysaetos canadensis) can be found from the tundra, through grasslands, forested habitat and woodland‐brushlands, south to arid deserts, including Death Valley, California. They are aerial predators and eat small to...
    • National Bald Eagle management guidelines

    • Wildlife management; Work of the Service; Writing; Raptors; Legislation;
    • The bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) is protected by the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act (Eagle Act) and the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA). The MBTA and the Eagle Act protect bald eagles from a variety of harmful actions and impacts....

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