Plants; Invasive species; Habitat restoration; Training; Vegetation; Work of the Service;
A student enrolled in WLD2139 Invasive Plant Management, a course offered at the USFWS National Conservation Training Center examines the root system of a jetbead he dug up - an invasive exotic shrub from Asia most likely spread from landscape...
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.
Birds; Shorebirds; Endangered and/or Threatened species
FWS biologist examines a dead California least tern at its nest on Seal Beach in California. The interior population of least tern was listed as endangered in 1985. Populations along the East and West coasts are not endangered.
Safeguarding Wildlife from Climate Change - NWF/NCTC Webinar Series - Presented by Dr. John Y. Takekawa, Research Wildlife Biologist, USGS Western Ecological Research Center. January 16, 2013.
Coastal land managers are faced with many challenges...
Plants; Endangered and/or Threatened species; Employees (USFWS); Work of the Service;
Southern Appalachian bogs are one of the rarest natural communities in North America and are often home to rare plant and animal species. The conservation of these habitats and the species found there is a high priority for the Service and many of...