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    • Rachel Carson: a conservation legacy

    • Work of the Service; Wildlife management; Wildlife refuges; Conservation; Conservation science; Writing;
    • May 27, 2007 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Rachel Carson, one of the world’s foremost leaders in conservation. Her work as an educator, scientist and writer revolutionized America’s interest in environmental issues.
    • Conserving the nature of America

    • Work of the Service; Wildlife management; History
    • This is a brochure that describes the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, including a brief history of the Service as well as continuing work to help wildlife conservation.
    • Conservation profiles: landowners help imperiled wildlife

    • Work of the Service; Conservation; Land development; Landscape conservation; Policies;
    • The purpose of this brochure is to introduce some of the landowners who are using two innovative conservation tools: Safe Harbor Agreements and Candidate Conservation Agreements with Assurances. Although these tools only came into use within the...
    • Hybrid Tiger Salamanders

    • Webinar; Conservation science; Videography
    • Conservation Science Webinar Series. Presented by Dr. Maureen Ryan, Department of Evolution and Ecology and Center for Population Biology, University of California, Davis. October 22, 2013. Biological invasions and habitat alteration both create...
    • Northern aplomado Falcon (Falco femoralis septentrionalis)

    • Raptors; Grasslands; Birds; Birds of prey; Deserts; Prairies; Partnerships; Military
    • Aplomado falcons (Falco femoralis) inhabit desert grasslands and savannas of Latin America, and formerly inhabited desert grasslands and coastal prairies of Texas, New Mexico, and southeastern Arizona. The falcon ranges through most of South...
    • FWS Employee Bands Brown Pelican

    • Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge; Florida; Endangered species; Birds;
    • FWS personnel banding a Brown Pelican. Pelicans almost disappeared from Texas because they were poisoned by the pesticide DDT, which caused them to lay thin-shelled eggs which broke during incubation. Because they were not able to produce young,...
    • Oil spill curriculum

    • Oil spills; Shorebirds; Wildlife refuges;
    • The Shorebird Sister Schools Program presents an activity that explores the impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Gulf Oil Spill on coastal birds and the work of many dedicated professionals helping in species recovery, with a focus on career...
    • Pollinator conservation and education

    • Insects; Environmental quality; Plants; Education; Flowering plants
    • At least 34 animals federally listed as endangered or threatened play a role in pollination. Currently, 713 species of fl owering plants are federally listed as endangered or threatened. While we do not fully understand their pollinator...
    • Lucille Stickell oral history transcript (Part 2)

    • History; Employees (USFWS); Personnel;
    • Oral history interview with Lucille Stickell. The interview also includes Nancy Coon, Dr. Richard Coon, and Dr. Russell Hall, who all worked under Dr. Stickell at the Patuxent National Wildlife Research Refuge. This wa ecorded in Ashville, North...

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