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    • Sweetwater Marsh National Wildlife Refuge

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    • Sweetwater Marsh NWR, Imperial Beach, California: This bit of salt-marsh habitat, just 315 acres, is all that's left of the huge salt marshes surrounding San Diego Bay. The refuge was developed as a result of a court-ordered settlement over a...
    • Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge

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    • Tensas River NWR, Tallulah, Louisiana: The remnant bottomland-hardwood forest that makes up the terrestrial portion of Tensas River Refuge is home to the equally rare Louisiana black bear and Bachman's warblers. The aquatic portion comprises oxbow...
    • Parker River National Wildlife Refuge

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    • Parker River NWR, Newburyport, Massachusetts: Located as it is on a barrier island off the far northeast coast of Massachusetts, Parker River Refuge is a prime spot for birders. Its variety of coastal habitats offer habitat for such rarities as...
    • A One-on-One Relationship with Private Landowners

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    • 20 A One- on- One Relationship with Private Landowners Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program What is the Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program? Through voluntary agreements the Partners program provides expert technical assistance and cost- share...
    • Amargosa Toad Habitat Restoration on Private Property: A Success Story

    • Agricultural ecosystems; Amphibians; Aquatic animals; Ecosystem recovery; Endangered species; Environments (Natural); Habitat conservation; Habitat restoration; Human impacts; Land development; Maps; Partnerships; Ponds; Proposed Endangered;...
    • The Amargosa toad was not listed as endangered in part because of private landowners' efforts to restore habitat and protect this endemic species.
    • Buddy Huffaker

    • Agriculture; Land development; Podcast;
    • Mark Madison speaks with Buddy Huffaker at the Sc3 at the NCTC in Shepherdstown, WV. Buddy is the executive director of the Aldo Leopold Foundation in Baraboo, Wisconsin, where he works on a variety of land management issues, including the...
    • Jim Voelzer oral history transcript

    • Aircraft; Aviation; Biologists (USFWS); Employees (USFWS); Biography; History; Surveying; Management; Migratory birds; Bird banding; Waterfowl;
    • Jim Voelzer oral history transcript as conducted by John Cornely.
    • Seaplane in Alaska -1949

    • Alaska; refuge centennial; History; transportation;
    • The shallows along an Alaskan sandbar or lake edge were a convenient put-down location for a “Widgeon” seaplane engaged in spot checks of Alaska anglers in 1949. Here, C.L. Anderson, director of Alaska’s Territorial fisheries department and...
    • A conversation with filmmaker Jonathan Van Ballenberghe

    • Animal industry; Environments (Natural); Environmental education; Parks; Wildlife management; Wilderness; Podcast; Public Lecture;
    • Jonathan Van Ballenberghe is the filmmaker for "In the Company of Moose." This film chronicles Biologist Vic Van Ballenberghe who has spent more time living with wild moose in Denali National Park, Alaska than any other researcher in the world.
    • 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...
    • Phil Pister Desert Fishes Council

    • Aquatic animals; Aquatic environments; Environmental education; Fisheries management; Fishes; Fish hatcheries; Habitat conservation; Podcast; Public Lecture;
    • Phil Pister retired in February 1990 following 38 years as a fishery biologist with the California Department of Fish and Game. He studied wildlife conservation and zoology under A. Starker Leopold at the University of California (Berkeley) and...
    • Habitat suitability index models: diamondback terrapin (nesting)--Atlantic Coast

    • Aquatic animals; Aquatic environments; Reptiles; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Habitat conservation
    • The habitat suitability index (HSI) model in this report on the diamond-back terrapin is intended for use in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's (1980) habitat evaluation procedures for impact assessment and habitat management. The model was...
    • Wyoming toads and cattle: at home on the range

    • Aquatic animals; Biologists (USFWS); Extinctions; Endangered species; Amphibians;
    • Biologists feared that the Wyoming toad was extinct until 1987 when a fisherman discovered a population at Mortenson Lake on Swanson’s land. The discovery created excitement about a chance to save the species and its habitat, and it led Swanson...

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