Birds; Birds of prey; Endangered species; Migratory birds; Raptors;
This is a fact sheet describing the peregrine falcon in North America. It outlines the history of the bird, its decline in the mid-twentieth century due to DDT, and its successful recovery in the years since.
Joe Spicciani oral history interview with Ed Grossman. It should be noted that, at the time of this interview, Mr. Spicciani was still employed with the Fish and Wildlife Service as the Skipper of the research vessel Curlew.
Work of the Service; Wildlife management; Wildlife restoration; Conservation; Conservation science;
Gap analysis provides an overview of the distribution and conservation status of several components of biodiversity. There are five major objectives of the national Gap Analysis Program: (1) map actual vegetation as closely as possible to the...
Salt marshes, especially the muddy, wet, intertidal portions of them that are described in this report, have often been considered wastelands--areas to be filled to make useful land or to be dredged to make useful water. From the scientific point...
History; Law enforcement; Biography; Game management;
Dave McMullen oral history interview as conducted by Jerry Grover. Dave worked as a U.S. Game Management Agent in Bellingham, Washington and then went to Portland as a Special Agent. He also worked in D.C. and the Twin Cities in Minnesota.
Military; Biography; Employees (USFWS); History; Work of the Service; Fishes; Research; Mammals; Supervision; Biologists (USFWS);
Dan Stinnett oral history transcript as conducted by Dorothe Norton. Dan Stinnett worked out of the Ecological Services office in Tulsa, Oklahoma and out of the Region 3 - Midwest office in Minnesota not only as an ecosystem biologist but as a...