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    • California condor (Gymnogyps californianus) recovery plan. Third revision.

    • Endangered and/or threatened; Birds; Birds of prey; Captive breeding; Reintroduction; Raptors;
    • 1976, (41 FR 187). Long recognized as a vanishing species (Cooper 1890, Koford 1953, Wilbur 1978), the California condor remains one ofthe world’s rarest and most imperiled vertebrate species. Despite intensive conservation...
    • Explore the world with shorebirds

    • Birds; Shorebirds;
    • A multidisciplinary education guide for grades 2-12 (with sections on "How to Adapt" for Preschool - 1st grade, home schools, youth groups, and nature centers)
    • Northern aplomado Falcon (Falco femoralis septentrionalis)

    • Raptors; Grasslands; Birds; Birds of prey; Deserts; Prairies; Partnerships; Military
    • Aplomado falcons (Falco femoralis) inhabit desert grasslands and savannas of Latin America, and formerly inhabited desert grasslands and coastal prairies of Texas, New Mexico, and southeastern Arizona. The falcon ranges through most of South...
    • Wyoming toads and cattle: at home on the range

    • Aquatic animals; Biologists (USFWS); Extinctions; Endangered and/or threatened; 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...
    • Black-Footed Ferret Recovery:  A Conservation Success Story

    • videography; broadcast; Endangered and/or threatened
    • Conservation in Action Series. NCTC Historian, Dr. Mark Madison, hosts an interview with Pete Gober, the Black-footed Ferret Recovery Coordinator for the USFWS. March 18, 2015. In 1979, the black-footed ferret was feared to be extinct....
    • David L. Spencer oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Personnel; Wildlife refuges; Aviation;
    • David L. Spencer oral history interview with Jim King. Please note: Dave passed away February 9, 2000, before these tapes were transcribed and he had the opportunity to edit the draft.
    • David Lenhart oral history transcript

    • Biography; Employees (USFWS); History; Pesticides; Biologists (USFWS); Birds; Fishes; Waterfowl;
    • David Lenhart oral history interview as conducted by Jerry C. Grover. Mr. Lenhart worked at the following locations during his tenure with the Fish and Wildlife Service: Matanuska Valley, Alaska, 1955, GS-5; 1956 GS-5 Umatilla, Oregon; Portland...
    • Dr. Harry Robert Krear oral history transcript

    • Biography; History; Military; Wildlife management; Wildlife impacts; Conservation;
    • Dr. Robert Krear oral history interview as conducted by Chelsea Corcoran-Quadt. In this interview, Dr. Krear mainly focuses on how he first met Olaus and Mardy Murie and his relationship with them.
    • Ocelot (Leopardus pardalis)

    • Endangered and/or threatened; Policies; Work of the Service; Mammals;
    • Elusive, solitary, wary, and endangered, the ocelot is rarely seen. Its range includes Texas, Arizona, Mexico, Central America, and South America. In the United States, fewer than 100 ocelots exist—in south Texas at Lower Rio Grande Valley...
    • Ten years of Pittman-Robertson wildlife restoration 1938 to 1948

    • Wildlife management; Fisheries management; Game management; Grants;
    • Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act of 1937, now referred to as The Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act, as amended (16 U.S.C. 669-669k), provides federal assistance to the 50 States, the Commonwealths of Puerto Rico and the Northern...
    • Frank W. Sharp oral history transcript

    • History; Fishing; Commercial fishing;
    • Frank W. Sharp oral history interview with C.M. Mobley. Gabriel George is also present. Note that Mr. Sharp is not a retiree of the Fish and Wildlife Service, but was associated with the Hood Bay Cannery in Angoon, Alaska.
    • Fritz Knopf oral history transcript

    • Employees (USFWS); Biography; Riparian environments; Military; Habitat conservation; Birds; Biologists (USFWS); Prairies; History
    • Fritz Knopf oral history interview as conducted by John Cornely. Fritz worked at the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Denver Wildlife Research Center starting in 1980. Since then the Center has undergone several name changes and was part...
    • Galen Butterbaugh oral history transcript

    • Biography; History; Military; Employees (USFWS); Fish hatcheries; Management;
    • Galen Butterbaugh oral history transcript as conducted by John Cornely. Galen also spent time at Manchester National Fish Hatchery in Iowa, Crawford National Fish Hatchery in Nebraska and was regional director in the Denver regional office (Region...
    • Guy Connolly oral history transcript

    • Biography; Employees (USFWS); History; Predator control; Predators; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts; Surveying; Research; Policies;
    • Guy Connolly oral history interview as conducted by John Cornely
    • Harold W. Benson oral history transcript

    • Biography; Employees (USFWS); History; Military; Realty; Wetlands; Endangered and/or threatened; Habitat conservation; Supervision;
    • Harold W. Benson oral history interview as conducted by W. T. Olds. Harold Benson worked mainly in regional and area Offices, and in Washington D.C. and worked in Realty, Federal Aid, Endangered Species, and Wetland programs including Joint...
    • Retired fishery and fish hatchery employees oral history project

    • History; Biography; Fisheries management
    • Harriet Rucker, Arden and Sylvia Trandahl, Jim and Eileen Johnson, Marion and Clyde Kelly, Don and Mary Carens, Kirk and Ann Presley, Don and Pat Zerjek, and Jack and Elaine Kinchloe. I appears that Harlan Johnson was the interviewer.

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