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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...
    • From our Partners

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    • 2 Dear Friends and Neighbors, Private landowners, large and small, play a vital role conserving habitat for fish, wildlife, and plants. In fact, more than two- thirds of the nation’s threatened and endangered species use habitat found on...
    • From the Secretary

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    • 4 Dear Citizens: This booklet provides information for citizen stewards and landowners, who embody President Bush’s vision of cooperative conservation— a vision built upon innovation, local ideas, inspiration and incentives, and on- the- ground...
    • 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...
    • Glossary

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    • 22 Glossary Species Status categories: at- risk species — species of plants and animals that are Federal candidate species and those that the Service has not identified as candidate species, but are facing threat( s) and are potential...
    • Regrowth

    • Adults; Agricultural ecosystems; Agriculture; Amphibious vehicles; Aquatic environments; Aquatic plants; Banks; Biological control; Boating; Boats; Coastal environments; Ecosystem recovery; Emblems; Equipment; Fire management; Foliage; Habitat...
    • FWS employee examines an area of regrowth from an airboat.
    • Regrowth area

    • Adults; Agricultural ecosystems; Agriculture; Aquatic environments; Aquatic plants; Banks; Biological control; Boating; Boats; Coastal environments; Ecosystem recovery; Emblems; Equipment; Fire management; Foliage; Habitat conservation; Habitat...
    • Area of regrowth.
    • Habitat restoration

    • Adults; Aircraft; Aquatic environments; Aviation; Boating; Boats; Ecosystem recovery; Employees (USFWS); Environmental quality; Environments (Natural); Habitat conservation; Habitat restoration; Law enforcement; Personnel; Resource management;...
    • The National Guard provides support by placing christmas trees in critical areas for habitat restoration on the refuge.
    • Checking on the young ones

    • Adults; Aquatic animals; Aquatic environments; Aquatic plants; Banks; Boating; Boats; Employees (USFWS); Environments (Natural); Habitat conservation; Management; Personnel; Plants; Reptiles; Resource management; Uniforms; Vegetation; Wetlands;...
    • Checking on the health and growth of the wildlife, is all part of a days work on the refuge.
    • Smiling for the camera

    • Adults; Aquatic animals; Aquatic environments; Aquatic plants; Banks; Boating; Boats; Employees (USFWS); Environments (Natural); Habitat conservation; Management; Personnel; Plants; Reptiles; Resource management; Uniforms; Vegetation; Wetlands;...
    • A baby alligator seems happy to be receiving so much attention.
    • This is important work for all of us

    • Adults; Aquatic animals; Aquatic environments; Aquatic plants; Banks; Boating; Boats; Employees (USFWS); Environments (Natural); Habitat conservation; Management; Personnel; Plants; Reptiles; Resource management; Uniforms; Vegetation; Wetlands;...
    • Big Branch Marsh National wildlife Refuge employee talks about the work of the service with interns..
    • Replanting marsh grass

    • Adults; Aquatic environments; Aquatic plants; Banks; Connecting people with nature; Ecosystem recovery; Environmental quality; Environments (Natural); Habitat conservation; Habitat restoration; Landscape conservation; Plants; Resource management;...
    • A group of women volunteers helping to replant marsh grass on the refuge.
    • Habitat restoration

    • Adults; Aquatic environments; Aquatic plants; Banks; Connecting people with nature; Ecosystem recovery; Environmental quality; Environments (Natural); Habitat conservation; Habitat restoration; Landscape conservation; Plants; Resource management;...
    • A young woman is noticeably happy to be doing work to help the refuge restore habitat.
    • This fish is trouble!

    • Adults; Aquatic environments; Biologists (USFWS); Boating; Boats; Ecosystem recovery; Emblems; Employees (USFWS); Environmental quality; Fishes; Fishing; Habitat conservation; Habitat fragmentation; Habitat restoration; Management; Personnel;...
    • A Big Muddy National Wildlife Refuge employee holds an Asian carp, (Invasive species), for the camera.
    • The ones that did not get away

    • Adults; Aquatic environments; Biologists (USFWS); Boating; Boats; Ecosystem recovery; Emblems; Employees (USFWS); Environmental quality; Fishes; Fishing; Habitat conservation; Habitat fragmentation; Habitat restoration; Management; Personnel;...
    • Big Muddy National Wildlife Refuge employees hold an Asian carp, (Invasive species), for the camera.
    • The fish are jumping

    • Adults; Aquatic environments; Biologists (USFWS); Boating; Boats; Ecosystem recovery; Emblems; Employees (USFWS); Environmental quality; Fishes; Fishing; Habitat conservation; Habitat fragmentation; Habitat restoration; Management; Personnel;...
    • These Big Muddy National Wildlife Refuge employees electrofish for the Asian carp, (Invasive species).
    • Tree catches fish

    • Adults; Aquatic environments; Biologists (USFWS); Boating; Boats; Ecosystem recovery; Emblems; Employees (USFWS); Environmental quality; Fishes; Fishing; Habitat conservation; Habitat fragmentation; Habitat restoration; Management; Personnel;...
    • This Asian carp, (Invasive species), jumps up to the trees to escape the long arm of the biologists.

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