Wildlife viewing; Connecting people with nature; Habitat conservation; Landscape conservation; Wildlife refuges; Roads; Transportation
America’s Byways™ provide
opportunities to experience the beauty,
histor y, and natural heritage of our
country. The mission and goals of the
National Scenic Byways Program are
consistent with those of the National
Wildlife Refuge System.
Participants of a Bird Walk gather at Beluga Slough in Homer, Alaska during the Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival which is held each May on the weekend closest to the 9th of May. The festival is sponsored by Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge...
This report focuses on only one of the values generated by national wildlife refuges: how recreational visitors impact local income and employment. Travel to participate in non-consumptive uses of the natural environment has been called...
Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival viewing stations allow good viewing of large varieties of migratory birds. This festival is usually held the 1st or 2nd weekend of May and is sponsored by Alaska Maritime NWR and the Homer Chamber of Commerce
History; Biography; Personnel; Wildlife refuges; Law enforcement;
Renford Talbert Williams Oral history interview with Mark Madison and George Gentry. A man identified only as "Jerome" is also present, as is an unidentified female. Note: this is a recorded television conversation.
Elementary students viewing shorebirds at the Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival as part of the Shorebird Sister Schools project. The festival is sponsored by Alaska Maritime NWR and the Homer Chamber of Commerce
Environmental Education students viewing shorebirds on Kachemak Bay during the annual Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival in Homer, Alaska. This Festival is held each spring to celebrate the migration on hundreds of thousands of Shorebirds through...
Environmental education; Events; Shorebirds; Connecting people with nature;
Dunlins and Western Sandpipers gather every Spring to eat small invertebrates in the rich mud on the shores of Kachemak Bay. Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival, which has existed since 1993, celebrates the return of the migration every year on the...
Table of contents: Letter from the Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - p. 3; Lessons from the Albatross - p. 5; Teaching Second-Graders about Life Cycles and Stewardship Minnesota Refuge Partner School Program- p. 9; Making School...