Albert Novara oral history interview as conducted by Mark Madison. Albert Novara joined the federal government as a flyways biologist conducting aerial surveys. He flew in Canada, Mexico, North Dakota and the Arctic.
Amphibians; Children; Connecting people with nature; Education; Education outreach; Environmental education; Interpretation; Public access; Reptiles; Visitor services; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing; Work of the Service; Youth; Urban refuge
An environmental education student gets to feel the back of a young alligator on the refuge.
Eli Hopkins is a nationally-renowned sculptor who lives and works in Colorado. In 2002 Hopkins released his first bronze sculptures. His set of stylized horses was well received and, since that time, Hopkins has been able to move forward at a...
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.