"In New England, the specific job is to spread consumption more uniformly over the nearly 80 species of fish and shellfish that are brought, into local ports each year. Production records 'of the fishing industry show a serious lack of...
"The Life and Legacy of Rachel Carson" by William Souder is from the National Conservation Training Center's Lecture Series. He discusses his book, which is about Rachel Carson, her life, and various aspects of her work.
A 16 minute video depicting the history of the US Fish and Wildlife Service from its beginings just after the Civil War through 2000.
The history of wildlife conservation is stunningly brought to life through films and photos in this 16 minute...
Wildlife viewing; Connecting people with nature; Habitat conservation; Landscape conservation; Wildlife refuges; Roads; Transportation
America’s Byways™ provide
opportunities to experience the beauty,
histor y, and natural heritage of our
country. The mission and goals of the
National Scenic Byways Program are
consistent with those of the National
Wildlife Refuge System.
History; Environmental education; Employees (USFWS); Connecting people with nature; Biologists (USFWS)
Article published in the Woman's Home Companion July 1956 pages 24-27; 46-48. The book, The Sense of Wonder, published in 1965, grew from this writing. Carson gives an intimate account of her outdoor adventures with Roger, her three-year-old...
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...
Conservation in Action Series:
NCTC Historian Mark Madison will host an interview with award-winning author William Souder. On a Farther Shore: The Life and Legacy of Rachel Carson is Souder's newly released biography. October 3, 2012.
Donald Worster oral history interview with Lisa Mighetto as part of an American Society for Environmental History (ASEH) founders series. Note that Mr. Worster is not an employee with the Fish and Wildlife Service.
Dr. David Trauger oral history interview as conducted by John Cornely. Others areas Dr. Trauger at or for include: Great Plains Waterfowl Research Station, Mt. Moriah Wetland Production Area, Crystal Springs Study Area, Northern Prairie Wildlife...
Elridge Smith oral history interview as conducted by David Smith. Elridge Hunt spent his whole professional career working for the California Department of Fish and Game, where he spent a lot of time working on the Pacific Flyway. This interview...
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.