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    • A Call for Tiger Management Using "Reserves" of Genetic Diversity

    • videography; conservation science; wildlife impacts
    • Advanced Topics in Conservation Genetics Webinar Series. Presented by Rachael A. Bay, Uma Ramakrishnan, and Elizabeth A. Hadly. August 2014. Tigers (Panthera tigris), like many large carnivores, are threatened by anthropogenic impacts, primarily...
    • African Elephant Conservation Fund

    • Recreation; International affairs; Endangered species; Employees (USFWS); Habitat conservation; Habitat restoration; Proposed Endangered; Proposed Threatened; Budgets;
    • This fact sheet discusses the African Elephant Conservation Fund. In 1988, the United States Congress enacted the African Elephant Conservation Act to establish a fund to help protect, conserve, and manage African elephants. Special emphasis was...
    • Agent Bragg and beaver pelts

    • History; Game wardens; Law enforcement; Wildlife refuges; Personnel; Poaching; Employees (USFWS)
    • Game agent Bragg pointing to 22 caliber rifle hole in beaver blanket. Innoko National Wildlife Refuge office is located in McGrath.
    • Agent Childers and seized mink skins

    • History; Game wardens; Law enforcement; Personnel; Poaching; Employees (USFWS)
    • Note: "121 mink skins illegally taken and seized by U.S. Game Management Agent Childers" in Wrangell located in Southeast Alaska. Game warden holds up mink skins.
    • Agents Tremblay and Allen at Minto Flats

    • Work of the Service; Personnel; Employees (USFWS);Transportation; Aircraft; Native Americans; Poaching
    • Note: "3. Tremblay and US Commissioner Allen and three local residents. Aircraft used in apprehension and conviction of violators. N 702 and N 783." April, 1954. Jim King Collection
    • Asian Elephant Conservation Fund

    • Recreation; International affairs; Endangered species; Employees (USFWS); Habitat conservation; Habitat restoration; Proposed Endangered; Proposed Threatened; Budgets;
    • This fact sheet discusses how 16,000 Asian elephants are presently tamed and in captivity in the range countries. Today, very few countries use captive elephants as beasts of burden, and captive elephants in many instances face problems including...
    • Ave Thayer oral history transcript

    • Biography; Employees (USFWS); History; Hunting; Law enforcement; Trapping; Surveying; Aircraft; Aviation; Mammals; Management; Habitat conservation; Rivers and streams; Wilderness;
    • Ave Thayer oral history interview as conducted by Mark Madison. As well as working at Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and Kenai Moose National Wildlife Refuge, Mr. Thayer also worked in Anchorage under the Alaska Game Commission, and in McGrath,...
    • Bill Ashe oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Employees (USFWS); Wildlife refuges;
    • Oral history interview with Bill Ashe. Mark Madison and George Gentry were interviewers. Bill Ashe discussed the following people: Jack Watson, Ira Gabrielson.
    • Bog turtle search

    • Similarity of Appearance (Threatened); Surveying; Reptiles; Partnerships; Work of the Service;
    • This image was taken at a Southern Appalachian bog in western North Carolina during a search for bog turtles conducted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission and its volunteers. The bog turtle is...
    • Bog turtle survey team discussing the turtles

    • Similarity of Appearance (Threatened); Surveying; Reptiles; Partnerships; Work of the Service;
    • The bog turtle is the smallest turtle in North America. The species is protected under the Endangered Species Act and faces great threats from both poaching and habitat degradation as the wetlands where they live have disappeared dramatically over...
    • Buyer beware Caribbean

    • Endangered species; International affairs; Law enforcement; Tourism;
    • This is a brochure warning travellers to the Caribbean to be watchful of what purchases they make, as certain animal products require permits or are directly illegal to transport internationally under Convention on International Trade in Endangered...
    • Careers: conserving the nature of America

    • Employees (USFWS); Education; Personnel;
    • Brochure about careers with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. To accomplish its mission, the Service employs many of the country’s best biologists, wildlife managers, engineers, realty specialists, educators, law enforcement agents, and others...
    • Cigar Daisey, Walter Clark and Clarence McKenney oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Aquatic animals; Aquatic birds; Birds; Coastal environments; Fishing; Fishes; Game management; Game wardens; Habitat conservation; Human impacts; Islands; Law enforcement; Marine birds; Overfishing; Poaching; Hunting;...
    • Oral history interview with Cigar Daisey, Walter Clark andClarence McKenney with Dave Hall as interviewer.
    • Clyde Bolin oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Aircraft; Bird banding; Employees (USFWS); Personnel; Waterfowl;
    • Oral history interview with Clyde Bolin. Thomas Goettel was the interviewer.
    • Conservation Connect Series:  Law Enforcement

    • videography; broadcast; careers; law enforcement; poaching
    • Learning about special professional officers who work to protect the lives of animals by ensuring people do not illegally kill or poach them. Hosted by Chelsea McKinney, USFWS with Officer Gabe Harper, USFWS.
    • Conserving borderline species

    • Endangered species; International affairs; Partnerships; Wildlife management; Wildlife restoration;
    • This is an overview of what Canada and the United States are doing together in order to help protect species the two countries deem as endangered. A description of the background of this partnership is given, followed by ten examples of individual...
    • 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.

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