Work of the Service; Youth; Education outreach; Environmental education; Volunteers; Connecting people with nature; Employees (USFWS); Leisure activities; Partnerships;
Engaging, educating, and employing our nation’s youth in conservation are major priorities for the Department of the Interior (Department), and in 2009 the Youth in the Great Outdoors (YGO) initiative was established.
The following is a time line of significant events that have affected the land and ownership of the property now comprising the National Conservation Training Center (NCTC), with an emphasis on the period from early European settlement until...
Biological control; Biologists (USFWS); Diseases; Environmental education; Farms and farming; Podcast; Public Lecture;
In 1941 the Food and Drug Administration approved the use of diethylstilbestrol (DES), the first synthetic chemical to be marketed as an estrogen and one of the first to be identified as a hormone disruptor—a chemical that mimics hormones. Its...
Albert Novara oral history interview as conducted by Mark Madison. Albert Novara joined the federal government as a flyways biologist conducting aerial surveys. He flew in Canada, Mexico, North Dakota and the Arctic.
This report focuses on only one of the values generated by national wildlife refuges: how recreational visitors impact local income and employment. Travel to participate in non-consumptive uses of the natural environment has been called...
Bob Weeden and Ginny Wood oral history interview. Note: The interviewers are not identified at any time on the tape. There are at least two interviewers (possibly three) – one (or two) male and one female. Their comments are not identified...
Seventy-five years of successful
wildlife management is the
remarkable legacy of the
Restoration Act, and the cause
of our 75th celebration. Along
with the Dingell-Johnson Sport
Fish Restoration Act, it is the