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    • Lee Metcalf National Wildlife Refuge, Montana

    • Wildlife refuges; Mountains
    • Lee Metcalf NWR, Stevensville, Montana: All seasons of the year are interesting at this beautiful little refuge set in the midst of the Bitterroot National Forest in southwestern Montana. All manner of birds are found here, from the majestic bald...
    • Ten years of Pittman-Robertson wildlife restoration 1938 to 1948

    • Wildlife management; Fisheries management; Game management; Grants;
    • Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act of 1937, now referred to as The Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act, as amended (16 U.S.C. 669-669k), provides federal assistance to the 50 States, the Commonwealths of Puerto Rico and the Northern...
    • Nelson's Checker-mallow

    • Wildflowers; Prairies; Vegetation; Valleys; Threatened species;
    • Image of the threatened Nelson's Checker-mallow. Willamette Valley prairies support a wide range of interesting plants. Because plants are the core of the prairie, prairie preservation and management should start with a fundamental understanding of...
    • Kincaid's Lupine

    • Wildflowers; Prairies; Vegetation; Valleys; Threatened species;
    • Image of the threatened Kincaid's Lupine. Willamette Valley prairies support a wide range of interesting plants. Because plants are the core of the prairie, prairie preservation and management should start with a fundamental understanding of plants.
    • Golden Paintbrush

    • Wildflowers; Prairies; Vegetation; Valleys; Threatened species;
    • Image of a threatened golden paintbrush. Willamette Valley prairies support a wide range of interesting plants. Because plants are the core of the prairie, prairie preservation and management should start with a fundamental understanding of plants.
    • Shaggy Horkelia

    • Wildflowers; Prairies; Vegetation; Valleys; Species of concern;
    • Image of a shaggy horkelia, a species of concern. Willamette Valley prairies support a wide range of interesting plants. Because plants are the core of the prairie, prairie preservation and management should start with a fundamental understanding...
    • Pale Larkspur

    • Wildflowers; Prairies; Vegetation; Valleys;
    • Image of pale larkspur. Willamette Valley prairies support a wide range of interesting plants. Because plants are the core of the prairie, prairie preservation and management should start with a fundamental understanding of plants.
    • White-Topped Aster

    • Wildflowers; Prairies; Vegetation; Valleys;
    • Image of the white-topped aster. Willamette Valley prairies support a wide range of interesting plants. Because plants are the core of the prairie, prairie preservation and management should start with a fundamental understanding of plants.
    • Bradshaw's Lomatium

    • Wildflowers; Prairies; Vegetation; Valleys;
    • Image of Bradshaw's lomatium. Willamette Valley prairies support a wide range of interesting plants. Because plants are the core of the prairie, prairie preservation and management should start with a fundamental understanding of plants.
    • Taylor's Checkerspot Butterfly

    • Wildflowers; Prairies; Vegetation; Valleys; Insects;
    • The Taylor's checkerspot was once found throughout grasslands in the Willamette Valley, Puget Sound, and south Vancouver Island. The historic range and abundance of the Taylor's checkerspot is not precisely known because exhaustive searches did not...
    • Fender's Blue Butterfly

    • Wildflowers; Prairies; Vegetation; Valleys; Insects; Endangered species;
    • Image of an endangered female Fender's Blue Butterfly. Willamette Valley prairies support a wide range of interesting plants. Because plants are the core of the prairie, prairie preservation and management should start with a fundamental...
    • Willamette Daisy

    • Wildflowers; Prairies; Vegetation; Valleys; Endangered species;
    • image of the endangered Willamette Daisy. Willamette Valley prairies support a wide range of interesting plants. Because plants are the core of the prairie, prairie preservation and management should start with a fundamental understanding of...
    • Meet Forest McCarthy

    • Wilderness; Skiing; Podcast; Public Lecture;
    • McCarthy's pioneering work utilized historic photos and contemporary excursions to chronicle the significant changes occurring over the last hundred years in arctic landscapes. Forrest McCarthy has been a wilderness advocate and back country skier...
    • Tidal marshes:  the boundary between land and ocean

    • Wetlands; Wildlife management; Human impacts; Coastal environments;Estuarine environments; Coastal environments
    • Tidal marshes of the United States cover about 13,000 square miles, approximately the combined area of Connecticut and Massachusetts. From a global perspective, marshes form a narrow fringe of intertidal flats along ocean coasts. They are vegetated...
    • Alamosa/Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge

    • Wetlands; Mountains; Wildlife refuges
    • Alamosa and Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuges are adjacent refuges in southern Colorado. Alamosa is on the upper end of the Rio Grande while Monte Vista is just west of there. They share some interesting features and wildlife. From an...
    • Big Muddy National Wildlife Refuge sign

    • Wetland restoration; Wildlife refuges; Work of the Service;
    • The Big Muddy National Fish and Wildlife Refuge was created in September of 1994 ". . .for the development, advancement, management, conservation and protection of fish and wildlife resources ." The refuge has grown to over 10,000 acres via...

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