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    • Seabird flock near Kasatochi Island

    • Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge; AMNWR; Birds; Marine birds;Coastal environments; Islands; biology; work of the refuge; Aleutians; Aleutian Islands;
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    • Wichita National Wildlife Refuge Manager 1948

    • Fire Management; History; Refuge; Employees (USFWS); black and white
    • 10-28-1948 Ernest J. Greenwalt, Manager of the Wichita Wildlife Refuge near Cache, Oklahoma, stands beside the refuge fire-jeep while using the portable radio to contact personnel at refuge headquarters. These radios proved themselves invaluable...
    • California condor (Gymnogyps californianus) recovery plan. Third revision.

    • Endangered and/or threatened; Birds; Birds of prey; Captive breeding; Reintroduction; Raptors;
    • 1976, (41 FR 187). Long recognized as a vanishing species (Cooper 1890, Koford 1953, Wilbur 1978), the California condor remains one ofthe world’s rarest and most imperiled vertebrate species. Despite intensive conservation...
    • Attu Island, part of the Near Islands

    • ALASKA MARITIME NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE; AMNWR; Birds; birding; Aleutian Islands; Aleutians; habitat; Islands; Coastal environments; grouse; ptarmigan; restoration; biodiversity; bioprojects; Near Islands; work of the refuge
    • 2005 Attu Island is part of the Near Islands group in the Aleutian Islands of Alaska. It is the last stronghold of Evermann's Rock Ptarmigan, which were decimated from other islands in the group by non-native foxes. Ptarmigan from this osland...
    • Evermann's Ptarmigan egg

    • ALASKA MARITIME NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE; AMNWR; Birds; birding; ; Aleutian Islands; Aleutians; habitat; Islands; Coastal environments; grouse; ptarmigan; restoration; biodiversity; bioprojects; Near Islands; work of the refuge
    • 2005 The Evermann’s Rock Ptarmigan project is helping to restore natural biodiversity in the Aleutians. Fourteen subspecies of rock ptarmigan are found in North America with seven of the fourteen subspecies occurring in the Aleutians, and six...
    • Evermann's  Rock Ptarmigan

    • ALASKA MARITIME NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE; AMNWR; Birds; birding; Aleutian Islands; Aleutians; habitat; Islands; Coastal environments; grouse; ptarmigan; restoration; biodiversity; bioprojects; Near Islands; work of the refuge
    • 2005 The Evermann’s Rock Ptarmigan project is helping to restore natural biodiversity in the Aleutians. Fourteen subspecies of rock ptarmigan are found in North America with seven of the fourteen subspecies occurring in the Aleutians, and six of...
    • California condor "General"

    • History; Endangered and/or Threatened species; Birds; Birds of prey; Perching birds;
    • "General", William Finley's pet condor at his home in Oregon known as Jennings Lodge. "He loved to sit, with wings spread wide to the sun and watching life on the river. Almost daily a turkey-vulture sailed overhead, turning to look at him, not...
    • Food from the sea: fish and shellfish of New England.

    • History; Aquatic environments; Fishes; Fisheries management; Fishing; Commercial fishing; Overfishing;
    • "In New England, the specific job is to spread consumption more uniformly over the nearly 80 species of fish and shellfish that are brought, into local ports each year. Production records 'of the fishing industry show a serious lack of...
    • King Island Eskimos carving ivory near Nome

    • Native Americans; Crafts;
    • "The Pribilof Report 1949" King Island Eskimo men plying their ivory carving craft beneath their skin umiaks on the beach near Nome where they have a summer camp. Only the simplest of hand tools are used for carving the walrus ivory tusks.
    • King Island Eskimos Carving Ivory Near Nome

    • Native Americans; Crafts; Ivory Carving; ARLIS; Alaska
    • "The Pribilof Report 1949" King Island Eskomos plying their ivory carving craft beneath their skin umiaks on the beach near Nome where they have a summer camp. Only the simplest of hand tools are used for carving the walrus ivory tusks.
    • Brown Booby

    • Birds; Islands; Marine birds; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • A brown booby perches near the ocean on the Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge.
    • Pelican release

    • Birds; Employees (USFWS); Oil spills; Shorebirds; Relocation;
    • A brown pelican that had been oiled and then cleaned soars after being released at Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge near Vero Beach, Florida on Monday May 10.

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