A spiderwort wildflower in the South Daokta prairie in the heart of the Dakota Grassland Conservation Area. The area – which encompasses 1.7 million acres of grassland and 240,000 acres of wetland across a swath of eastern South Dakota, North...
Leadplant in the South Daokta prairie in the heart of the Dakota Grassland Conservation Area. The area – which encompasses 1.7 million acres of grassland and 240,000 acres of wetland across a swath of eastern South Dakota, North Dakota and...
A pasque flower in the South Dakota prairie in the heart of the Dakota Grassland Conservation Area. The area – which encompasses 1.7 million acres of grassland and 240,000 acres of wetland across a swath of eastern South Dakota, North Dakota and...
Arctic NWR, Fairbanks, Alaska: The only time the braided rivers of the lowlands can be seen at Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is during the short polar summer. The rest of the year, they lie under several feet of snow and ice. The 20 million...
Togiak NWR, Dillingham, Alaska: It's hard to tell top from bottom in this view of the Ahklun Mountains reflected in mirror-smooth Upper Togiak Lake. The Ahklun Mountains cover about 80 percent of Togiak National Wildlife Refuge's 4.2 million...
Starling sitting on dead branch in Siskiyou County, California. A non native species, european starlings were introduced to the United States in Central Park, New York in the early 1890's. All of the European Starlings found today in North...
“ Conservation districts have long
advocated that natural resources
conservation must come from
voluntary, incentive- based approaches.
For species conservation, it is clear
that success lies in flexible tools and
incentives that promote...
Environmental Defense, a nonprofit organization, was
the key in reaching out to Long and provided funding
for biologists to conduct population surveys for the
toad on his property. Long is helping Environmental
Defense and the Service promote...
What are the benefits?
For the landowner: Allows private landowners
to submit project proposals directly to the Fish
and Wildlife Service and offers a low cost- share
ratio to assist landowners in...
The peregrine falcon used to be on the List of Federally Threatened and endangered Species, but is now recovered. 1999, for history go to: http://ecos.fws.gov/species_profile/servlet/gov.doi.species_profile.servlets.SpeciesProfile?&spcode=B01H
Safeguarding Wildlife from Climate Change - NWF/NCTC Webinar Series - Presented by Dr. David L. Peterson, Research Biologist, USFS Pacific Northwest Research Station, Affiliate Professor at the University of Washington. September 26, 2012.
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The Alaska Peninsula and Becharof National Wildlife Refuges are lands of spectacular beauty, with rolling tundra, braided rivers, glacial lakes, towering mountains, active volcanoes, rugged sea cliffs and pristine coastlines.