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    • Anore Jones oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Work of the Service; Wildlife refuges; Farms and farming; Fishes; Fishing; Hunting; Employees (USFWS);
    • Oral history interview with Anore Jones. Roger Kaye as interviewer.
    • Asian Elephant Conservation Fund

    • Recreation; International affairs; Endangered and/or threatened; Employees (USFWS); Habitat conservation; Habitat restoration; Proposed Endangered; Proposed Threatened; Budgets;
    • This fact sheet discusses how 16,000 Asian elephants are presently tamed and in captivity in the range countries. Today, very few countries use captive elephants as beasts of burden, and captive elephants in many instances face problems including...
    • Bruce Zeller oral history transcript

    • History; Reintroduction; Biography; Buildings, facilities and structures; Employees (USFWS); Biologists (USFWS); Wildlife impacts; Wilderness; Recreation;
    • Bruce Zeller oral history interview as conducted by ?.
    • Byways to America's wildest places

    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Cassin's sparrow status assessment and conservation plan

    • Birds; Migratory birds; Monitoring; Perching birds; Research; Statistics; Species of concern; Wildlife management;
    • This is a status assessment and conservation plan for the Cassin's Sparrow. It includes a description and natural history of the bird, as well as range information pertinent to breeding, migration and wintering, monitoring activities, population...
    • Chincoteague Ponies grazing at the refuge

    • Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Wildlife viewing; Wetlands; Scenics; Mammals;
    • Two herds of Chincoteague ponies graze freely on Assateague Island. Legend has it that the ponies arrived on Chincoteague from a Spanish ship that had run aground during a storm in 1750. Historians believe they are descended from horses brought by...
    • 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...
    • David Lenhart oral history transcript

    • Biography; Employees (USFWS); History; Pesticides; Biologists (USFWS); Birds; Fishes; Waterfowl;
    • David Lenhart oral history interview as conducted by Jerry C. Grover. Mr. Lenhart worked at the following locations during his tenure with the Fish and Wildlife Service: Matanuska Valley, Alaska, 1955, GS-5; 1956 GS-5 Umatilla, Oregon; Portland...
    • Dick Kivi oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Trees; Vehicles; Bird banding; Fire management; Geothermal areas; Migratory birds;
    • Dick Kivi oral history interview as conducted by Diana Thomas.
    • Earl Walker oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Personnel; Fish hatcheries; Military; Employees (USFWS); Supervision; Endangered and/or threatened;
    • Earl Walker oral history interview with Jerry Grover.
    • Elk bugle or bellow

    • Mammals; Audio Clip;
    • This 20 second audio clip is of a male (bull) elk bugling or bellowing. This sound is usually heard in the fall as the male elk are in rut, competing with other male elk for access to female (cow) elk for mating. It is a sound that is often used as...
    • 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)
    • Food from the sea: fish and shellfish of New England.

    • History; Aquatic environments; Fishes; Fisheries management; Fishing; Commercial fishing; Overfishing;
    • "In New England, the specific job is to spread consumption more uniformly over the nearly 80 species of fish and shellfish that are brought, into local ports each year. Production records 'of the fishing industry show a serious lack of...
    • Fulfilling the promise: the National Wildlife Refuge System

    • Planning; Wildlife refuges;
    • This report on the National Wildlife Refuge System is the culmination of a year-long process involving teams of Service employees who examined the System within the framework of Wildlife and Habitat, People, and Leadership. The report was the focus...
    • Herd of Chincoteague ponies in their natural habitat

    • Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Wildlife viewing; Wetlands; Scenics; Mammals;
    • Two herds of Chincoteague ponies graze freely on Assateague Island. Legend has it that the ponies arrived on Chincoteague from a Spanish ship that had run aground during a storm in 1750. Historians believe they are descended from horses brought by...

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