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    • 2012 Annual Report: youth in the great outdoors

    • 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.
    • Conservation profiles: landowners help imperiled wildlife

    • Work of the Service; Conservation; Land development; Landscape conservation; Policies;
    • The purpose of this brochure is to introduce some of the landowners who are using two innovative conservation tools: Safe Harbor Agreements and Candidate Conservation Agreements with Assurances. Although these tools only came into use within the...
    • Nantucket lighthouse

    • Wildlife viewing; Wildlife refuges; Coastal environments; Scenics; Recreation sites; Panoramics;
    • The existing lighthouse, a 60-foot replica of the original 1816 tower, was constructed in 1986. With its extreme location, the light at Great Point still aids mariners' navigation as it flashes every five seconds.
    • Nantucket lighthouse

    • Wildlife viewing; Wildlife refuges; Coastal environments; Scenics; Recreation sites; Panoramics;
    • The existing lighthouse, a 60-foot replica of the original 1816 tower, was constructed in 1986. With its extreme location, the light at Great Point still aids mariners' navigation as it flashes every five seconds.
    • Nantucket lighthouse

    • Wildlife viewing; Wildlife refuges; Coastal environments; Scenics; Recreation sites;
    • The existing lighthouse, a 60-foot replica of the original 1816 tower, was constructed in 1986. With its extreme location, the light at Great Point still aids mariners' navigation as it flashes every five seconds.
    • Nantucket lighthouse

    • Wildlife viewing; Wildlife refuges; Coastal environments; Scenics; Recreation sites;
    • The existing lighthouse, a 60-foot replica of the original 1816 tower, was constructed in 1986. With its extreme location, the light at Great Point still aids mariners' navigation as it flashes every five seconds.
    • Land protection plan: Bear River Watershed Conservation Area

    • Wildlife refuges; Water; Water management; Land development;
    • The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is establishing a conservation area for the Bear River watershed in Idaho, Utah, and Wyoming. The Bear River Water-shed Conservation Area project will work with private landowners to establish up to 920,000 acres...
    • Assateague Island Lighthouse beacon shines in the background

    • Wildlife refuges; Shorebirds; Birds; Panoramics; Scenics;
    • The Assateague Lighthouse has a distinctive sequence of light shining, a double flash, which sets it apart from other east coast lighthouses. An automatic timer starts the process each evening. Visitors can get a close-up view of the twin rotating...
    • National Bald Eagle management guidelines

    • Wildlife management; Work of the Service; Writing; Raptors; Legislation;
    • The bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) is protected by the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act (Eagle Act) and the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA). The MBTA and the Eagle Act protect bald eagles from a variety of harmful actions and impacts....
    • Waterfowl management handbook

    • Wildlife management; Waterfowl; Work of the Service; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts;
    • Waterfowl nutritional needs during the annual cycle and the nutritional values of natural foods and crops are discussed.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Using plants as indicators of wetlands

    • Wetlands; Wetland restoration; Management; Conservation; Maps; Work of the Service; Wildlife refuges;
    • This document uses the primary indicator approach to identifying wetlands.
    • Classification of wetlands and deepwater habitats of the United States

    • Wetlands; Ecosystem recovery; Estuarine environments; Floods; Habitat conservation;
    • This classification, to be used in a new inventory of wetlands and deepwater habitats of the United States, is intended to describe ecological tax, arrange them in a system useful to resource managers, furnish units for mapping, and provide...
    • Waterfowl population status 2006

    • Waterfowl; Population control; Surveying; Habitat conservation; Birds;
    • In North America the process of establishing hunting regulations for waterfowl is conducted annually. In the United States the process involves a number of scheduled meetings in which information regarding the status of waterfowl is presented to...
    • Bird Mortality from Collisions with Glass

    • videography; migratory birds; webinar
    • Migratory Bird Webinar Series - Presented by Christine Sheppard, PhD, Bird Collisions Campaign Manager, American Bird Conservancy. December 1, 2010. Glass is invisible to both birds and humans. Humans learn to 'see' glass, through a combination...

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