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.
Onion Bayou Prairie prescribed burn at Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge in Texas - Pictured from left to right: Prescribed Fire Specialist Paul C. Charland, Assistant Fire Management Officer Craig Crenshaw, Range Technician Doug Head.
Prescribed burning; Fire management; Employees (USFWS); Wildlife refuges
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service fire specialist Josh Anderson uses a drip torch to ignite a prescibed burn at Balcones National Wildlife Refuge in Texas as Lucien Ball holds the fireline with an ATV and sprayer.