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    • American alligator: alligator mississippiensis

    • Endangered and/or threatened; Reptiles;
    • This is a wildlife fact sheet describing the American alligator. It explains some biological information on the animal, and describes briefly its move from endangered status to full recovery.
    • Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge Maintenance worker Jerry Dunn

    • Oil spills; Employees (USFWS);
    • July 1, 2010 Gulf Shores, AL - Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge Maintenance worker Jerry Dunn routinely checks the shoreline three times a week. Here, he explains the difficulty of cleaning oil from a marsh. Photo by Bonnie Strawser.
    • Butterflies benefit from statewide habitat conservation plan (HCP)

    • Endangered and/or threatened; Conservation; Connecting people with nature; Insects; Policies; Work of the Service;
    • An article in the Endangered Species Bulletin July/August 2000 Vol. XXV No. 4, by Lisa Mandell explains how endangered Karner blue butterflies (Lycaeides melissa samuelis) in Wisconsin will be protected by the first comprehensive statewide...
    • Caribou: rangifer tarandus caribou

    • Endangered and/or threatened; Mammals;
    • Note this is a 1998 wildlife fact sheet that may be dated regarding threatened and endangered status. The fact sheet gives a physical description of the animal, as well its breeding habits and range. It briefly explains the status of caribou...
    • CITES in the United States

    • Endangered and/or threatened; International affairs; Law enforcement; Policies;
    • This is a web page describing the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species. It briefly explains the purpose and history of CITES, and offers links to various fact sheets and pertinent CITES information.
    • 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 America's fisheries: a proud past, a bright future

    • Endangered and/or threatened; Fisheries management; Fishes; Fishing; Overfishing; Population control; Work of the Service; History
    • This is a description of the inception, history and continuing work of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Fisheries Program. It explains briefly what the program is doing to help remove overfished species from the endangered species list.
    • Display a Work Order

    • videography; education; training
    • This video explains and demonstrates the steps required to display a work order in FBMS.
    • Endangered species listing program

    • Endangered and/or threatened; Habitat conservation; Policies; Threatened species; Work of the Service
    • This article in the Endangered Species Bulletin November/December, Vol. XXIV no. 6. explains how a species becomes listed under the Endangered Species Act. The Endangered Species Act of 1973 gives the Secretary of the Interior responsibility for...
    • Explore the world with shorebirds

    • Birds; Shorebirds;
    • A multidisciplinary education guide for grades 2-12 (with sections on "How to Adapt" for Preschool - 1st grade, home schools, youth groups, and nature centers)
    • Fire management at San Diego National Wildlife Refuge

    • Fire management; Personnel; Wildlife refuges; Wildfires;
    • San Diego National Wildlife Refuge Manager Jill Terp explains how creating defensible space between the refuge lands and bordering residential areas can prevent potential spread of wild fire to private homes.

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