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    • Stationed at the Nation’s major international airports, ocean ports, and border crossings, wildlife inspectors monitor an annual trade worth more than $ 1.4 billion. They stop illegal shipments, intercept smuggled wildlife and wildlife products,...
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    • 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 items...
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    • 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 blitzes at...
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    • What benefits do inspectors earn? Wildlife inspectors enjoy all the benefits of Federal employment, including a generous retirement plan with substantial investment opportunities. Inspectors earn 13 to 26 days of annual leave each year depending on...
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    • CO, KS, MT, NE, ND, SD, UT, WY AK Headquarters Assistant Regional Director for Law Enforcement, Region 6 U. S. Fish & Wildlife Service P. O. Box 25486- DFC Denver, Colorado 80225 Telephone: 303/ 236 7540 Assistant Regional Director for Law...
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    • 3 “ 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...
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    • 19 Private Stewardship Grants 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...
    • Partners for Fish and Wildlife Programs

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    • 21 Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program Who can participate? Any privately owned land is potentially eligible for restoration. Most applicants are individual landowners. For the purposes of this program, “ privately owned” means lands not...
    • Habitat suitability index models: Gadwall (breeding)

    • Aquatic birds; Biological control; Habitat conservation; Migratory birds; Wetlands;
    • The basis for this HSI model was developed in a workshop that included the following waterfowl biologists form the Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Jamestown, ND: Leo Kirsch (retired), John Lokemoen, and George Swanson. These individuals...
    • Chessie: a Chesapeake Bay story

    • Art; Children; Education outreach; Environmental quality; Estuarine environments; Illustrations; Habitat conservation; Human impacts; Illustrations; Pollution; Water Pollution; Connecting people with nature
    • This is a children's coloring book featuring "Chessie," a fictional friendly monster inhabiting the Chesapeake Bay. Chessie narrates a rhyming story simply describing the bay, the issues plaguing it, and what children (and others) may do to help....
    • Endangered species coloring book

    • Art; Environmental education; Endangered species; Illustrations;
    • 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...
    • Jim King oral history transcript

    • Aviation; Bird banding; Birds of prey; Employees (USFWS); Biography; Wildlife refuges; Wilderness; Waterfowl; Habitat conservation; Fishing; Conservation; Supervision; Management; Biologists (USFWS);
    • Jim King oral history interview as conducted by Mark Madison and Mary Lou King. Jim King was the first refuge manager at Clarence Rhode National Wildlife Refuge, which is now Yukon Delta. He also did the first report on a seabird colony at Cape...
    • Jerry L. Wilson oral history transcript

    • Biography; Biological control; Conservation; Employees (USFWS); History; Lakes; Maintenance; Management; Military; Fishing; Public attitudes; Public access; Realty; Wetlands; Birds; Prescribed burning; Wildlife refuges;
    • Jerry L. Wilson oral history interview as conducted by Denny Holland.
    • Clay Hardy oral history transcript (conducted by Norman Olson)

    • Biography; Biologists (USFWS); Employees (USFWS); History; Military; Management; Aviation; Work of the Service; Wildlife management; Collaboration; Conservation; Native Americans;
    • Clay Hardy oral history interview as conducted by Norman Olson. Clady Hardy also spent time at Brigantine National Wildlife Refuge, Amchika, and in Anchorage.
    • David Janes oral history transcript

    • Biography; Employees (USFWS); Forestry; Military; Realty; Wetlands; Writing; Planning; Buildings, facilities and structures; Management; Youth; Biologists (USFWS);
    • David Janes oral history interview as conducted by Dorothe Norton. Along with working at various refuges, David Janes worked out of the regional offices in Region 5 and Region 6. He retired in 1997 as a GS-12 Land Acquisition Planning Biologist...
    • John Opie oral history transcript

    • Biography; History; Environmental education; Partnerships
    • John Opie oral history interview as conducted by Lisa Mighetto. Note that Mr. Opie is not an employee with the Fish and Wildlife Service, but is one of the founders of the American Society of Environmental History (ASEH).

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