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    • A conversation with Randy Olson

    • Marine ecology; Climate change; Climate effects; Podcast; Public Lecture;
    • Randy Olson was a professor of marine biology at the University of New Hampshire. Despite his Harvard Ph.D., four years of post-doctoral research in Australia and Florida, and years of diving around the world from the Great Barrier Reef to...
    • A preliminary biological assessment of Kirwin National Wildlife Refuge

    • Biological control; Physical geography; Research; Wildlife refuges;
    • This is a preliminary biological assessment of Kirwin National Wildlife Refuge. Stimulation for the report was based on the concept that future decisions related to the biological portion of the Comprehensive Conservation Plan will be based on the...
    • American Bittern

    • Wading birds; Birds;
    • The American Bittern is found all across the country but prefers habitats that include freshwater wetlands with tall emergent vegetation where they can hide. Although you may not see them, you would have no problem hearing them as Bitterns have a...
    • Assateague Island Lighthouse beacon shines in the background

    • Wildlife refuges; Shorebirds; Birds; Panoramics; Scenics;
    • The Assateague Lighthouse has a distinctive sequence of light shining, a double flash, which sets it apart from other east coast lighthouses. An automatic timer starts the process each evening. Visitors can get a close-up view of the twin rotating...
    • Black-tailed jackrabbit

    • Mammals;
    • The black-tail jackrabbit has distinctive long ears, and the long, powerful rear legs characteristic of hares. The black-tailed jackrabbit can be found in the western United States from Washington south to California and east to Nebraska and Texas....
    • Bull trout: salvelinus confluentus

    • Fishes; Freshwater fishes; Threatened species;
    • This fact sheet describes the bull trout. Differences between bull trout and other salmonids, particularly Dolly Varden are explained. It also briefly describes the fish's breeding and feeding habits, the water conditions it prefers, and the...
    • Cassin's sparrow status assessment and conservation plan

    • Birds; Migratory birds; Monitoring; Perching birds; Research; Statistics; Species of concern; Wildlife management;
    • This is a status assessment and conservation plan for the Cassin's Sparrow. It includes a description and natural history of the bird, as well as range information pertinent to breeding, migration and wintering, monitoring activities, population...
    • Clyde Bolin oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Aircraft; Bird banding; Employees (USFWS); Personnel; Waterfowl;
    • Oral history interview with Clyde Bolin. Thomas Goettel was the interviewer.
    • Conservation profiles: landowners help imperiled wildlife

    • 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...
    • Conserving borderline species

    • Endangered species; International affairs; Partnerships; Wildlife management; Wildlife restoration;
    • This is an overview of what Canada and the United States are doing together in order to help protect species the two countries deem as endangered. A description of the background of this partnership is given, followed by ten examples of individual...
    • Cypress Tree Knees

    • Wildlife refuges; Trees; Wetlands;
    • Cypress Tree Knees on the Little River National Wildlife Refuge. Cypress knees are a distinctive feature of the root system of cypress trees, though their function is unknown.
    • Delaware wetlands status and changes from 1992 to 2007

    • Wetlands; Wetland restoration; Management; Conservation; Maps; Work of the Service; Wildlife refuges;
    • This report summarizes the 2007 status of wetlands across Delaware, details findings from the trends analysis of how and where wetlands were gained or lost between 1992 and 2007, and provides perspective on how those changes affect wetland...
    • Ecology of hydric hammocks: a community profile

    • Coastal environments; Wetlands; Trees; Biologists (USFWS);
    • This community profile is one in a series of Fish and Wildlife Service publications compiled to provide a state-of-knowledge synthesis of scientific information and literature on various coastal habitats. The subject of this profile is the hydric...
    • Endangered species coloring book

    • Art; Environmental education; Endangered species; 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...

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