This publication is is the result of a Fish and Wildlife Countermeasures Coordination Project undertaken by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). The goals of the project include the development of national “best practices” using...
Ray Bentley and Phillip Thorpe oral history interview as conducted by Mark Madison. Note: at the time the interview was conducted, both Mr. Bentley and Mr. Thorpe were still employees with the Fish and Wildlife Service.
Jim McCuag oral history interview as conducted by John Cornely. Note that Mr. McCuag is a retiree of the Canadian Wildlife Service, as well as being the Canadian director of the North American Waterfowl Management Plan.
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.