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    • Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel chick, Ulak Island

    • Adults;Birds; Marine birds;Islands
    • The Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel is found off the Pacific Coast. During the breeding season, Fork-tailed Storm-Petrels nest in colonies on small Pacific islets with enough soil in which to dig nest-burrows. They forage on the open ocean over the...
    • Patuxent Science Symposium, 75th Anniversary oral history transcript Part 4 of 4

    • Agriculture; Bird banding; Birds; Biologists (USFWS); Biography; Diseases; Employees (USFWS); Fishes; History; Migration; Migratory birds; Pesticides; Research; Science; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Surveying; Tagging; Waterfowl; Wildlife...
    • This is Part 4 of 4 transcripts from the Patuxent Science Symposium, 75th Anniversary of the Patuxent Science Center. It includes speakers who talk about their time at working at Patuxent and some of the work they did. This transcript includes the...
    • Patuxent Science Symposium, 75th Anniversary oral history transcript Part 2 of 4

    • Agriculture; Bird banding; Birds; Biologists (USFWS); Biography; Diseases; Employees (USFWS); Fishes; History; Migration; Migratory birds; Pesticides; Research; Science; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Surveying; Tagging; Waterfowl; Wildlife...
    • This is Part 2 of 4 transcripts from the Patuxent Science Symposium, 75th Anniversary of the Patuxent Science Center. It includes speakers who talk about their time at working at Patuxent and some of the work they did. This transcript includes the...
    • 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...
    • Schoolyard Habitat Project

    • Aquatic plants; Biologists (USFWS); Children; Environmental education; Habitat restoration; Plants; Work of the Service;
    • Children dig their holes for planting aquatic plants and grasses in the schoolyard wetland area
    • Endangered species coloring book

    • Art; Environmental education; Endangered and/or threatened; Illustrations;
    • This is a children's coloring book of various endangered species. It provides images of each species for coloring, as well as educational information on the species. The animals included are: Bald Eagle, California red-legged frog Karner Blue...
    • David Janes oral history transcript

    • Biography; Employees (USFWS); Forestry; Military; Realty; Wetlands; Writing; Planning; Buildings, facilities and structures; Management; Youth; Biologists (USFWS);
    • David Janes oral history interview as conducted by Dorothe Norton. Along with working at various refuges, David Janes worked out of the regional offices in Region 5 and Region 6. He retired in 1997 as a GS-12 Land Acquisition Planning Biologist...
    • William Julian oral history transcript, Part 2 of 2.

    • Biography; Employees (USFWS); History; Military; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Environmental quality; Environments (Natural); Equipment; Farms and farming; Fishing; Law enforcement; Mammals; Waterfowl;
    • William Julian oral history interview as conducted by Denny Holland and Paul Tritaik. This is Part 2 of 2.
    • Estella B. Leopold and Trish Stevenson oral history transcript

    • Biography; History; Landscape conservation; Geology; Fire management; Environmental education; Environments (Natural); Ecosystem recovery;
    • Estella B. Leopold and Trish Stevenson oral history interview as conducted by Stephen Laubach. Estella (youngest daughter of Aldo Leopold) and Trish are talking about the Aldo Leopold Fountain from its beginning to what they envision for the...
    • Galen Butterbaugh oral history transcript

    • Biography; History; Military; Employees (USFWS); Fish hatcheries; Management;
    • Galen Butterbaugh oral history transcript as conducted by John Cornely. Galen also spent time at Manchester National Fish Hatchery in Iowa, Crawford National Fish Hatchery in Nebraska and was regional director in the Denver regional office (Region...
    • Virginia Wood and Dr. Robert Weeden oral history transcript

    • Biologists (USFWS); Conservation; History;
    • Virginia "Ginny" Wood and Dr. Robert "Bob" Weeden oral history interview as conducted by Roger Kaye and unknown female. This interview mainly discusses the Conservation Movement in Alaska and the Alaska Conservation Society.
    • Review of the Gulf of Mexico red snapper fishery

    • Biologists (USFWS); Fisheries management; Fishes; Water; Work of the Service; Saltwater fishes;
    • This existing literature contains only few and incomplete descriptions of the red snapper fishery. Comprehensive descriptions have been made at various times by Stearns (1885); Jarvis (1935); and Camber (1955). There is, however, no up-to-date...
    • Explore the world with shorebirds

    • Birds; Shorebirds;
    • A multidisciplinary education guide for grades 2-12 (with sections on "How to Adapt" for Preschool - 1st grade, home schools, youth groups, and nature centers)
    • Woody Canaday and Tad Pfeffer oral history transcript

    • Camping; Climbing; Environments (Natural); Forests; Hiking; Mountains; Public access; Biography; Maintenance;
    • Woody Canaday and Tad Pfeffer oral history interview as conducted by Steve Chase. Woody Canaday and Tad Pfeffer share some of the experiences they had while working on the trail and hut crews at the Randolph Mountain Club. For more informaiton...
    • Learning to garden

    • Children; Connecting people with nature; Youth; Flowering plants;
    • A young girl uses a trowel to dig a hole for plants in the pollinator garden at NCTC.
    • Caribou: rangifer tarandus caribou

    • Endangered and/or threatened; Mammals;
    • Note this is a 1998 wildlife fact sheet that may be dated regarding threatened and endangered status. The fact sheet gives a physical description of the animal, as well its breeding habits and range. It briefly explains the status of caribou...
    • Permits for native species under the Endangered Species Act

    • Endangered and/or threatened; Partnerships; Recovered; Work of the Service; Policies;
    • Section 10 of the Endangered Species Act (ESA) is designed to regulate a wide range of activities that affect endangered and threatened plants and animals and the habitats upon which they depend. Unless specifically allowed by permit, the ESA...
    • Polar bear (Ursus maritimus)

    • Endangered and/or threatened; Policies; Climate change; Ice; Polar; Mammals;
    • The polar bear, or “Nanuuq,” as the Eskimos call it, lives only in the Northern Hemisphere, on the arctic ice cap, and spends most of its time in coastal areas. Polar bears are widely dispersed in Canada, extending from the northern arctic...

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