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    • Sweetwater Marsh National Wildlife Refuge

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    • Sweetwater Marsh NWR, Imperial Beach, California: This bit of salt-marsh habitat, just 315 acres, is all that's left of the huge salt marshes surrounding San Diego Bay. The refuge was developed as a result of a court-ordered settlement over a...
    • A Texas Rancher Who Became a Believer

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    • 6 A Texas Cattle Rancher Who “ Became a Believer” “ We’re just ‘ wildlifing’ it all over the place, and we’re happy to do it,” Bob Long said. Long is enhancing habitat on his 550- acre property to benefit the Houston toad, an...
    • Checking on the young ones.

    • Adults; Aquatic animals; Aquatic environments; Aquatic plants; Banks; Boating; Boats; Employees (USFWS); Environments (Natural); Habitat conservation; Management; Personnel; Plants; Reptiles; Resource management; Uniforms; Vegetation; Wetlands;...
    • Checking on the health and growth of the wildlife, is all part of a days work on the refuge.
    • Smiling for the camera.

    • Adults; Aquatic animals; Aquatic environments; Aquatic plants; Banks; Boating; Boats; Employees (USFWS); Environments (Natural); Habitat conservation; Management; Personnel; Plants; Reptiles; Resource management; Uniforms; Vegetation; Wetlands;...
    • A baby alligator seems happy to be receiving so much attention.
    • This is important work for all of us

    • Adults; Aquatic animals; Aquatic environments; Aquatic plants; Banks; Boating; Boats; Employees (USFWS); Environments (Natural); Habitat conservation; Management; Personnel; Plants; Reptiles; Resource management; Uniforms; Vegetation; Wetlands;...
    • Big Branch Marsh National wildlife Refuge employee talks about the work of the service with interns..
    • Replanting marsh grass.

    • Adults; Aquatic environments; Aquatic plants; Banks; Connecting people with nature; Ecosystem recovery; Environmental quality; Environments (Natural); Habitat conservation; Habitat restoration; Landscape conservation; Plants; Resource management;...
    • A group of women volunteers helping to replant marsh grass on the refuge.
    • Out with the old, in with the new.

    • Adults; Buildings, facilities and structures; Emblems; Employees (USFWS); Management; Maintenance; Personnel; Resource management; Service patch; Uniforms; Vegetation; Wildlife refuges; Work of the Service; Trees; Plants;
    • A Big Branch Marsh National Wildlife Refuge employee pulls out an old fence post, preparing the way for a new fence.
    • Back in my other office.

    • Adults; Buildings, facilities and structures; Emblems; Employees (USFWS); Management; Personnel; Resource management; Service patch; Uniforms; Wildlife refuges; Work of the Service;
    • Big Branch Marsh National Wildlife Refuge employees discuss refuge management needs.
    • I think I like holding this alligator head?

    • Adults; Children; Connecting people with nature; Education; Education outreach; Environmental education; Interpretation; Leisure activities; Public access; Recreation; Teens; Vegetation; Visitor services; Wildlife refuges; Work of the Service;...
    • This boy is uncertain but happy to be this close to an alligator head, that doesn't bite.
    • Child learns about refuge fire management

    • Adults; Children; Connecting people with nature; Education; Education outreach; Environmental education; Interpretation; Leisure activities; Public access; Recreation; Teens; Vegetation; Visitor services; Wildlife refuges; Work of the Service;...
    • A boy looks practices putting out a fire.
    • Firefighting made fun and easy.

    • Adults; Children; Connecting people with nature; Education; Education outreach; Environmental education; Interpretation; Leisure activities; Public access; Recreation; Teens; Vegetation; Visitor services; Wildlife refuges; Work of the Service;...
    • Precise placement of the water is the key to successful firefighting, as this boy discovers.
    • Even mom wants to get in on the fun.

    • Adults; Children; Connecting people with nature; Education; Education outreach; Environmental education; Interpretation; Leisure activities; Public access; Recreation; Teens; Vegetation; Visitor services; Wildlife refuges; Work of the Service;...
    • Mother watches as her daughter plays firefighter with the refuge staff.
    • Children line up to experience the thrill of firefighting.

    • Adults; Children; Connecting people with nature; Education; Education outreach; Environmental education; Interpretation; Leisure activities; Public access; Recreation; Vegetation; Visitor services; Wildlife refuges; Work of the Service; Youth; Fire...
    • Students prepare to handle the fire hose, just like a refuge firefighter.
    • Putting out the fire.

    • Adults; Children; Connecting people with nature; Education; Education outreach; Environmental education; Interpretation; Leisure activities; Public access; Recreation; Vegetation; Visitor services; Wildlife refuges; Work of the Service; Youth; Fire...
    • A young student pretends to extinguish the flames of a pretend fire.
    • No more fire after this dousing.

    • Adults; Children; Connecting people with nature; Education; Education outreach; Environmental education; Interpretation; Leisure activities; Public access; Recreation; Vegetation; Visitor services; Wildlife refuges; Work of the Service; Youth; Fire...
    • A young girl finally gets her chance to extinguish the wall of fire, depicted by streamers and balloons.
    • This little girl was made for this job

    • Adults; Children; Connecting people with nature; Education; Education outreach; Environmental education; Interpretation; Leisure activities; Public access; Recreation; Vegetation; Visitor services; Wildlife refuges; Work of the Service; Youth; Fire...
    • The students learn a valuable part of protecting the environment while having fun at the same time.
    • Adults and children pretend to be bears.

    • Adults; Children; Connecting people with nature; Education; Education outreach; Environmental education; Interpretation; Leisure activities; Public access; Recreation; Vegetation; Visitor services; Wildlife refuges; Work of the Service; Youth;
    • Children really get to experience the life of a bear. One of the many programs available at the refuge.
    • Be the bear.

    • Adults; Children; Connecting people with nature; Education; Education outreach; Environmental education; Interpretation; Leisure activities; Public access; Recreation; Vegetation; Visitor services; Wildlife refuges; Work of the Service; Youth;
    • This student enjoys becoming the bear, even if it's only pretend.
    • I'm a better bear than you.

    • Adults; Children; Connecting people with nature; Education; Education outreach; Environmental education; Interpretation; Leisure activities; Public access; Recreation; Vegetation; Visitor services; Wildlife refuges; Work of the Service; Youth;
    • Students prepare for a race of the bears as part of the environmental education experience.
    • One last great bear growl.

    • Adults; Children; Connecting people with nature; Education; Education outreach; Environmental education; Interpretation; Leisure activities; Public access; Recreation; Vegetation; Visitor services; Wildlife refuges; Work of the Service; Youth;
    • Students express themselves like a bear with a big growl for the camera.

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