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.
Robert Michael Pyle (born July 19, 1947 in Denver, Colorado) is a lepidopterist and author who has published twelve books and hundreds of papers, essays, stories and poems. He has a Ph.D. from the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies at...
Adults; Youth; Work of the Service; Recreation sites; Partnerships; Leisure activities; Diversity; Fish hatcheries; Events; Exhibits; Exhibitions; Children; Connecting people with nature; Environmental education;
Experience the many challenges of aquatic life and migration when you discover yourself as salmon, hatching and struggling to survive in the Amazing Salmon Maze. Wenatchee River Salmon Festival is a natural resource education event held at the...
This report focuses on only one of the values generated by national wildlife refuges: how recreational visitors impact local income and employment. Travel to participate in non-consumptive uses of the natural environment has been called...
Wildlife viewing; Connecting people with nature; Habitat conservation; Landscape conservation; Wildlife refuges; Roads; Transportation
America’s Byways™ provide
opportunities to experience the beauty,
histor y, and natural heritage of our
country. The mission and goals of the
National Scenic Byways Program are
consistent with those of the National
Wildlife Refuge System.
This special edition of Conservation Connect will celebrate National Wildlife Refuge Week and the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act. Join host Chelsea McKinney with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Historian, Dr. Mark Madison. October 15,...
Work of the Service; Conservation; Land development; Landscape conservation; Policies;
The purpose of this brochure is to introduce some of the landowners who are using two innovative conservation tools: Safe Harbor Agreements and Candidate Conservation Agreements with Assurances. Although these tools only came into use within the...
Meet Supervisory Biologist, Joseph Brandt, from Hopper Mountain National Wildlife Refuge, and discover the amazing California Condor success story and the latest technology that is used to track this huge and unmistakable endangered bird.
David Lenhart oral history interview as conducted by Jerry C. Grover. Mr. Lenhart worked at the following locations during his tenure with the Fish and Wildlife Service: Matanuska Valley, Alaska, 1955, GS-5; 1956 GS-5 Umatilla, Oregon; Portland...
Wildlife Biologist James Harris, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Biologist and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Contaminants biologist discover a dead bird found on the shore of Breton National Wildlife Refuge.