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.
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.
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.
For the past 18 months, the National Wildlife Refuge System has worked to create a vision that will guide the management of the Refuge System during the next decade and beyond. Conserving the Future is built on the foundation and inspiration of...
Office of Science Advisor Webinar Series: Presented by Gabriela Chavarria, Science Advisor & Megan Cook, Science Coordination Specialist, US Fish and Wildlife Service. October 31, 2013.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Science Awards were...
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...
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.
Rachel Carson NWR, Wells, Maine: Named for the renowned author of Silent Spring and The Sea Around Us, Rachel Carson Refuge consists of a series of estuarine habitats along the southeastern coast of Maine. Here one will find salt marshes...
National wildlife artist Bob Hines (1912 - 1994) and agency writer and editor Rachel Carson (1907 -1964) spent many hours along the Atlantic coast visiting national wildlife refuges and gathering material for many of the agency’s pamphlets and...