“ Conservation districts have long
advocated that natural resources
conservation must come from
voluntary, incentive- based approaches.
For species conservation, it is clear
that success lies in flexible tools and
incentives that promote...
Karner Blue – A Butterfly Captivates Wisconsin
“ Instead of hearing, ‘ I don’t have that butterfly on
my property,’ I hear, ‘ How can I get some of that wild
lupine seed?’ ‘ You should see the lupine patch
I have going!’ or ‘...
Montana: Endangered Species Grants
Help Keep “ Big Sky Country” Big
“ That’s one of the most productive bull trout streams
in the country,” said Fish and Wildlife Service
biologist Bob Lee of the headwaters of the Bull River
Aquatic animals; Aquatic environments; Biological control; Habitat conservation; Invasive species; Population control; Work of the Service;
This is a plan to prevent zebra mussels and other aquatic nuisance species from spreading westward. This document includes background on the issue, including the current and potential impacts, ecological, economic and otherwise, the spread of these...
This is a status assessment of the double-crested cormorant in North America as of 2001. It includes general information on the bird, biological information and area-specific population information for throughout North America.
This is a fact sheet about work completed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Coastal Program which is designed to help manage coastal habitat. It includes information regarding work completed in many coastal areas of the United States.
Nearly half the population of the United States lives adjacent to coastal waters or to the shores of the Great Lakes. The recreational and economic pressures that accompany this residential pattern are invariably exerted on the nearshore coastal...
Art; Aquatic animals; Endangered species; Rivers and streams;
This is a poster about freshwater mussels. One side displays a subaquatic environment featuring mussels and various fish, while the reverse side describes the mussels' life cycle and ecosystem role as well as what is being done to protect them.
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...
Biography; Employees (USFWS); History; Military; Management; Work of the Service; Wildlife refuges; Resource management; Native Americans; Realty;
John Doebel oral history transcript as conducted by Norman Olson. Along with working at various refuges, John also spent time at the following offices: Atlanta Regional Office as the Bicentennial Land Heritage Program planner; Olympia, Washington...
John Opie oral history interview as conducted by Lisa Mighetto. Note that Mr. Opie is not an employee with the Fish and Wildlife Service, but is one of the founders of the American Society of Environmental History (ASEH).
Biological control; Biologists (USFWS); Diseases; Environmental education; Farms and farming; Podcast; Public Lecture;
In 1941 the Food and Drug Administration approved the use of diethylstilbestrol (DES), the first synthetic chemical to be marketed as an estrogen and one of the first to be identified as a hormone disruptor—a chemical that mimics hormones. Its...
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...
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.
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...
Salt marshes, especially the muddy, wet, intertidal portions of them that are described in this report, have often been considered wastelands--areas to be filled to make useful land or to be dredged to make useful water. From the scientific point...
Birds of prey; Raptors; Legislation; Economics; History
A study of the economics of the bald eagle was prompted largely by the need for information to appraise the need for merits of bounty and other legislation affecting the eagle in the territory of Alaska.