Endangered species; Birds; Birds of prey; Captive breeding; Reintroduction; Raptors;
1976, (41 FR 187). Long recognized as a vanishing species (Cooper 1890, Koford 1953, Wilbur 1978), the California condor remains one ofthe world’s rarest and most imperiled vertebrate species. Despite intensive conservation...
Abstract. We report estimates of declines of natural ecosystems in the United States, provide a rationale for ecosystem-level conservation, discuss decline and threat as criteria for conservation, and relate ecosystem losses to endangerment of...
Abstract: Maritime forests dominated by broadleaved evergreen trees and shrubs occur in a discontinuous narrow band along the barrier islands and on the adjacent mainland from North Carolina to Florida. The flora and fauna of maritime forests...
History; Biography; Personnel; Management; Law enforcement; Research;
Chronology of Morton M. Smith's professional career, prepared by Stan Smith, from various sources. Also includes a list of the people Smith worked with, as well as a collection of anecdotes about Smith, as told by the people who knew him.
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.
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.