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.
Petroglyph Lake lies in the middle of Ian Mountain National Antelope Refuge in southeastern Oregon. The lake is on the backslope of Poker Jim Ridge. a fault block formation rising abruptly from the well-watered Wamer Valley.
Jack Fillio oral history transcript as conducted by Dorothe Norton. Jack Fillio also worked at Brigantine National Wildlife Refuge in New Jersey before it combined with Barnegat to form the Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge.
Military; Biography; History; Employees (USFWS); Youth; Recreation; Management; Hiking; Wilderness; Work of the Service; Wildlife refuges; Public access; Planning;
John Kurtz oral history transcript as conducted by Norman Olson. John Kurtz also spent time in the Phoenix Area Office in charge of refuges in Arizona and New Mexico. He also worked as supervisor for the northern refuges in Alaska.
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...
The following is a time line of significant events that have affected the land and ownership of the property now comprising the National Conservation Training Center (NCTC), with an emphasis on the period from early European settlement until...
Paul Handy oral history interview as conducted by Jerry Grover. Along with working at the FWS sites listed, Paul worked at New London, Spearfish, Valley City, Hebron, and Senecaville National Fish Hatcheries. He also worked in Marion, AL at the...
Frank W. Sharp oral history interview with C.M. Mobley. Gabriel George is also present. Note that Mr. Sharp is not a retiree of the Fish and Wildlife Service, but was associated with the Hood Bay Cannery in Angoon, Alaska.