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    • 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...
    • 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)
    • Gumbo Lily

    • Flowering plants; Plants;
    • A white flower among gray rocks.An image of a white flower among red rock. Western North Dakota is the easternmost limit of the range of the beautiful gumbo lily. The plant occurs in nearly all of our western states. This short, tufted plant is...
    • Gumbo Lily

    • Flowering plants; Plants;
    • An image of a white flower among red rock. Western North Dakota is the easternmost limit of the range of the beautiful gumbo lily. The plant occurs in nearly all of our western states. This short, tufted plant is a nearly stemless perennial from...
    • Northern aplomado Falcon (Falco femoralis septentrionalis)

    • Raptors; Grasslands; Birds; Birds of prey; Deserts; Prairies; Partnerships; Military
    • Aplomado falcons (Falco femoralis) inhabit desert grasslands and savannas of Latin America, and formerly inhabited desert grasslands and coastal prairies of Texas, New Mexico, and southeastern Arizona. The falcon ranges through most of South...
    • Averill S. Thayer oral history transcript

    • Employees (USFWS); Environments (Natural); History; Law enforcement; Habitat conservation; Research; Wildlife management; Wildlife refuges; Mammals; Fishes; Aircraft; Aviation; Surveying; Biography; Military; Trapping; Wilderness; Bird banding;...
    • Averill S. Thayer oral history interview as conducted by Jim King.
    • Nihoa Millerbird Translocation

    • Adults; Birds; Coastal environments; Islands; Research; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Bird banding; Camping; Endangered and/or Threatened species;
    • Base Camp on Nihoa. The Nihoa Millerbird is a tiny land bird measuring approximately 5 inches in length that was discovered on the island of Nihoa in 1923. Another subspecies once occurred on Laysan Island, where it went extinct in the early 20th...
    • Nihoa Millerbird Translocation

    • Adults; Birds; Coastal environments; Islands; Research; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Bird banding; Endangered and/or Threatened species;
    • Base Camp on Nihoa. The Nihoa Millerbird is a tiny land bird measuring approximately 5 inches in length that was discovered on the island of Nihoa in 1923. Another subspecies once occurred on Laysan Island, where it went extinct in the early 20th...
    • Nihoa Millerbird Translocation

    • Adults; Birds; Coastal environments; Islands; Research; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Bird banding; Endangered and/or Threatened species;
    • Base Camp on Nihoa. The Nihoa Millerbird is a tiny land bird measuring approximately 5 inches in length that was discovered on the island of Nihoa in 1923. Another subspecies once occurred on Laysan Island, where it went extinct in the early 20th...
    • Nihoa Millerbird Translocation

    • Adults; Birds; Coastal environments; Islands; Research; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Bird banding; Endangered and/or Threatened species;
    • Base Camp on Nihoa. The Nihoa Millerbird is a tiny land bird measuring approximately 5 inches in length that was discovered on the island of Nihoa in 1923. Another subspecies once occurred on Laysan Island, where it went extinct in the early 20th...
    • Nihoa Millerbird Translocation

    • Adults; Birds; Coastal environments; Islands; Research; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Bird banding; Endangered and/or Threatened species;
    • Base Camp on Nihoa. The Nihoa Millerbird is a tiny land bird measuring approximately 5 inches in length that was discovered on the island of Nihoa in 1923. Another subspecies once occurred on Laysan Island, where it went extinct in the early 20th...
    • Bill Reffalt oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Work of the Service; Congressional operations; Directors (USFWS); Employees (USFWS); Events; Personnel; Wildlife refuges; Training;
    • Bill Reffalt oral history interview as conducted by Norman Olson.
    • Wyoming toads and cattle: at home on the range

    • Aquatic animals; Biologists (USFWS); Extinctions; Endangered and/or threatened; Amphibians;
    • Biologists feared that the Wyoming toad was extinct until 1987 when a fisherman discovered a population at Mortenson Lake on Swanson’s land. The discovery created excitement about a chance to save the species and its habitat, and it led Swanson...

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