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.
Work of the Service; Youth; Children; Environmental education; Leisure activities; Partnerships;
This shows children playing outside with a wooden interactive toy at the Outdoor Nature Explore Classroom. The Children’s Tree House is the 1st certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom in the state of WV.
Work of the Service; Wildlife management; Wildlife refuges; Conservation; Conservation science; Writing;
May 27, 2007 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Rachel Carson, one of the world’s foremost leaders in conservation. Her work as an educator, scientist and writer revolutionized America’s interest in environmental issues.
Work of the Service; Ceremonies; Celebrations; Environmental education; Leisure activities; Partnerships;
This is a picture of Jay Slack, Director of the National Conservation Training Center, at the certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom ribbon cutting ceremony. The Children’s Tree House is the 1st certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom in...
This is a fact sheet describing the United States Fish and Wildlife Service. It briefly describes the mission and history of the Service and the Service's current conservation work and plans for the future.
Wildlife viewing; Connecting people with nature; Habitat conservation; Landscape conservation; Wildlife refuges; Roads; Transportation
America’s Byways™ provide
opportunities to experience the beauty,
histor y, and natural heritage of our
country. The mission and goals of the
National Scenic Byways Program are
consistent with those of the National
Wildlife Refuge System.
Wildlife refuges; Water; Water management; Land development;
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is establishing a conservation area for the Bear River watershed in Idaho, Utah, and Wyoming. The Bear River Water-shed Conservation Area project will work with private landowners to establish up to 920,000 acres...
This report focuses on only one of the values generated by national wildlife refuges: how recreational visitors impact local income and employment. Travel to participate in non-consumptive uses of the natural environment has been called...
For the past 18 months, the National Wildlife Refuge System has worked to create a vision that will guide the management of the Refuge System during the next decade and beyond. Conserving the Future is built on the foundation and inspiration of...
Water sports; Children; Connecting people with nature; Wildlife refuges; Signs;
The Alaska Highway is the northern boundary of the 682,604 acre Tetlin Refuge for 65 miles northwest of Alaska-Yukon border. From scenic overlooks you can view wetlands important to breeding waterfowl, and boreal forests and alpine habitats...
Chincoteague NWR, Chincoteague, Virginia: Best known for the annual wild pony round-ups immortalized in Marguerite Henry's children's book Misty of Chincoteague, Chincoteague Refuge is equally important for its role as a home for endangered...