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    • Red-cockaded woodpecker (Picoides borealis)

    • Endangered and/or threatened; Policies; Work of the Service; Birds; Trees;
    • In the world of North American woodpeckers, red-cockaded woodpeckers stand out as an exception to the usual rules. They are the only woodpeckers to excavate nest and roost sites in living trees. Living in small family groups, red-cockaded...
    • Red-cockaded woodpecker

    • Birds; Endangered and/or threatened;
    • This is an in-depth description of the red-cockaded woodpecker. It covers a multitude of topics, including history, location, habitat, environmental niche, conservation efforts and more.
    • Chuck Evans oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Aquatic birds; Biologists (USFWS); Birds; Employees (USFWS); Environmental education; Landscape conservation; Ponds; Preservation (Specimens); Scientific personnel (USFWS); Waterfowl; Wetlands; Wildlife management; Wildlife...
    • Oral history interview with Chuck Evans with Jim King as interviewer.
    • Conserving borderline species

    • Endangered and/or threatened; 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...
    • Endangered species recovery program

    • Recovered; Threatened species; Endangered and/or threatened; Policies;
    • Recovery is the process that stops the decline of an endangered or threatened species by removing or reducing threats. Recovery ensures the longterm survival of the species in the wild. At that point, the species is recovered, and protection of the...
    • Turtle nest excavation and relocation

    • Oil spills; Employees (USFWS); Reptiles; Relocation;
    • July 12, 2010 - Gulf Shores, AL: USFWS biologist Dianne Ingram works with Save the Beach volunteers to excavate a sea turtle nest. Photo by Barbara Maxfield, USFWS.
    • Sea turtle nest relocation

    • Oil spills; Employees (USFWS); Reptiles; Relocation;
    • July 12, 2010 Gulf Shores, AL - A Share the Beach volunteer counts eggs with the counter in her hand as other volunteers excavate the sea turtle nest. Photo by Bonnie Strawser, USFWS
    • Sea Turtle nest excavation

    • Oil spills; Relocation; Reptiles; Uniforms; Service patch;
    • Apalachicola, FL July 19, 2010. St. Vincent National Wildlife Refuge personnel excavate a sea turtle nest for transport to the Kennedy Space Center for hatching. www.fws.gov/home/dhoilspill/ Credit: Shawn Nagle/NPS 

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