Inspectors clear legal imports and
exports, and stop shipments that
violate the law. They make sure that
wildlife imports and exports are
accompanied by the required permits
and licenses, and verify that the
contents of shipments match the
Wildlife inspectors work closely
with Service special agents and
counterparts from the U. S. Customs
Service and other Federal agencies
that police international trade.
They staff special enforcement
task forces that conduct inspection
Jonathan Van Ballenberghe is the filmmaker for "In the Company of Moose." This film chronicles Biologist Vic Van Ballenberghe who has spent more time living with wild moose in Denali National Park, Alaska than any other researcher in the world.
Aquatic animals; Aquatic environments; Biological control; Habitat conservation; Invasive species; Population control; Work of the Service;
This is a plan to prevent zebra mussels and other aquatic nuisance species from spreading westward. This document includes background on the issue, including the current and potential impacts, ecological, economic and otherwise, the spread of these...
Aquatic animals; Aquatic environments; Environmental education; Fisheries management; Fishes; Fish hatcheries; Habitat conservation; Podcast; Public Lecture;
Phil Pister retired in February 1990 following 38 years as a fishery biologist with the California Department of Fish and Game. He studied wildlife conservation and zoology under A. Starker Leopold at the University of California (Berkeley) and...
This is a status assessment of the double-crested cormorant in North America as of 2001. It includes general information on the bird, biological information and area-specific population information for throughout North America.
This is a fact sheet about work completed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Coastal Program which is designed to help manage coastal habitat. It includes information regarding work completed in many coastal areas of the United States.
Art; Aquatic animals; Endangered species; Rivers and streams;
This is a poster about freshwater mussels. One side displays a subaquatic environment featuring mussels and various fish, while the reverse side describes the mussels' life cycle and ecosystem role as well as what is being done to protect them.
Art; Children; Education outreach; Illustrations; Education outreach; Connecting people with nature; Parks
This is a children's coloring storybook. It follows Mark Trail as he explains to young Rusty the importance of taking care of America's park lands. It also includes several games and activities. Note: The Mark Trail/Ed Dodd in Gainesville, GA is...
This is a children's coloring book of various endangered species. It provides images of each species for coloring, as well as educational information on the species. The animals included are: Bald Eagle, California red-legged frog Karner Blue...
Eli Hopkins is a nationally-renowned sculptor who lives and works in Colorado. In 2002 Hopkins released his first bronze sculptures. His set of stylized horses was well received and, since that time, Hopkins has been able to move forward at a...
Robert Michael Pyle (born July 19, 1947 in Denver, Colorado) is a lepidopterist and author who has published twelve books and hundreds of papers, essays, stories and poems. He has a Ph.D. from the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies at...
Avian Influenza; Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge; Alaska
Humane spring-loaded trap for live capture and testing of Brant. Tutakoke Bird Camp, Coast of the Bering Sea just south of Hooper Bay, Alaska, near Chevak, Alaska. This image taken between June 14 - June 20, 2006.
Biodiversity; Forest conservation; Forestry; Forests; Forest conservation; Podcast; Public Lecture;
Moyna Huda is a filmmaker from Bangladesh who screened his new film "A Tale of the Sundarbans." The Sundarbans are the biggest mangrove forest in the world and a unique repository of biodiversity in Bangladesh.