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    • Karner Blue-A Butterfly Captivates Wisconsin

    • 8 Karner Blue – A Butterfly Captivates Wisconsin “ Instead of hearing, ‘ I don’t have that butterfly on my property,’ I hear, ‘ How can I get some of that wild lupine seed?’ ‘ You should see the lupine patch I have going!’ or ‘...
    • Private Stewardship Grants

    • 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...
    • Glossary

    • 22 Glossary Species Status categories: at- risk species — species of plants and animals that are Federal candidate species and those that the Service has not identified as candidate species, but are facing threat( s) and are potential...
    • Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge

    • Aerial photography; Islands; Wildlife refuges; Structures; Rivers and streams;
    • An aerial view of the Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge with the Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Plant in the distance.
    • Orange Hawkweed, Sand Point, Alaska

    • Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge; AMNWR; Birds; Coastal environments; Islands; biology; work of the refuge; Aleutians; Aleutian Islands; Invasive species; invasives; invasive Plants
    • Orange Hawkweed, known also as "devilweed" has invaded many communities in Alaska. It is recognized as an ecologically invasive plant and noxious weed in the United States and Canada and threatens biodiversity. Once established ,it quickly...
    • Bendel Island plant life

    • Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge; AMNWR; Coastal environments; Islands; biology; botany; work of the refuge; Aleutians; Aleutian Islands
    • August 2006
    • Bendel Island plant data collection

    • Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge; AMNWR; Coastal environments; Islands; botany; biology; work of the refuge; Aleutians; Aleutian Islands
    • summer, 2006
    • Wyoming toads and cattle: at home on the range

    • Aquatic animals; Biologists (USFWS); Extinctions; Endangered species; Amphibians;
    • Biologists feared that the Wyoming toad was extinct until 1987 when a fisherman discovered a population at Mortenson Lake on Swanson’s land. The discovery created excitement about a chance to save the species and its habitat, and it led Swanson...
    • 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...
    • Zebra mussel on native mussel

    • Aquatic environments;
    • The zebra mussel was inadvertently introduced to the United States and is now spreading rapidly, impacting native fish species, as well as clogging power plant intakes. Boaters, anglers, and waterfowl hunters can help prevent further spread of...
    • Purple Loosestrife

    • Aquatic environments; Aquatic plants; Wildlife refuges; Waterfowl; Invasive species;
    • Native to Eurasia, purple loosestrife is a tall invasive plant with magenta-colored flowers that adapts to wetland areas. Once established, the plant begins to compete with native plants reducing natural habitats for waterfowl and other species...
    • Mojave Yucca plant and cactus.

    • Aquatic environments; Arid environments; Coastal environments; Biodiversity; Desert plants; Deserts; Flowering plants; Foliage; Grasses; Marine environments; Landscape photography; Plants; Scenics; Vegetation; Wildlife refuges;
    • Scenic photograph of Mojave Yucca plant and cactus near water.
    • Cypress swamp

    • Aquatic environments; Habitat conservation; Wildlife refuges;
    • The refuge's vegetation communities are a mosaic of pine savannas and pinelands interspersed with wooden swamps and drainages, along with a small tract of estuarine marsh. These plant communities have also been called "coastal prairies", "pine...


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