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    • 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...
    • Worker eradicating Brazilian Pepper Plant

    • Berries; Biological control; Coastal environments; Coastal restoration; Ecosystem recovery; Environmental quality; Habitat fragmentation; Habitat restoration; Invasive species; Islands; Vegetation; Wildlife refuges; Work of the Service;
    • This worker makes an impact on the Brazilian Pepper plant. It is an exotic invasive species which overtakes native plants to the Florida gulf coast and elsewhere.
    • Wolf recovery in North America

    • Endangered and/or threatened; Predators; Predator control; Population control; Reintroduction; Captive breeding;
    • This is a factsheet describing recovery efforts for the gray wolf, red wolf and Mexican wolf resultant of the Endangered Species Act. It briefly describes the history of North American wolves. ***This document contains information on endangered...
    • William Giese, Jr. oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Agriculture; Employees (USFWS); Fishing; Habitat conservation; Law enforcement; Maintenance; Migratory birds; Places (Human-made); Recreation sites; Recreation; Hunting; Human impacts; Scenics; Tourism; Wilderness; Wildlife...
    • Oral history interview with William Giese, Jr. Mark Madison as interviewer.
    • William F. Shake oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Employees (USFWS); Biologists (USFWS); Endangered and/or threatened; Fisheries management;
    • William F. Shake oral history interview as conducted by Jerry Grover.
    • Wide shot of buffle grass

    • Biological control; Coastal environments; Coastal restoration; Coastal zone management; Ecosystem recovery; Emblems; Employees (USFWS); Grasses; Habitat conservation; Habitat fragmentation; Habitat restoration; Invasive species; Landscape...
    • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employee inspects invasive species, Buffle Grass.
    • Why save endangered species?

    • Habitat restoration; Habitat conservation; Environmental education; Endangered and/or threatened; Employees (USFWS); Scientific personnel (USFWS);
    • Conservation actions carried out in the United States under the Endangered Species Act have been successful in preventing extinction for 99 percent of the species that are listed as endangered or threatened. However, species loss on a global scale...
    • Whooping Cranes at Aransas National Wildlife Refuge

    • Aransas;Refuge Centennial; Birds; History;Endangered and/or Threatened species; Texas
    • Aransas National Wildlife Refuge, north of Corpus Christi, Texas, is one of the National Wildlife Refuge System’s premier units, in large part because of the role it has played in the recovery of the endangered whooping crane, a 5-foot-tall white...
    • West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus)

    • Endangered and/or threatened; Policies; Work of the Service; Marine mammals;
    • Christopher Columbus was the first European to report seeing a manatee in the New World. To Columbus, and other sailors who had been at sea for a long time, manatees were reminiscent of mermaids—the mythical half-fish, half-woman creatures of the...
    • Waterfowl management handbook

    • Wildlife management; Waterfowl; Work of the Service; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts;
    • Waterfowl nutritional needs during the annual cycle and the nutritional values of natural foods and crops are discussed.
    • Walter Stieglitz oral history transcript

    • Biography; Employees (USFWS); History; Biologists (USFWS); Management; Migratory birds; Military; Wildlife refuges;
    • Walter Stieglitz oral history interview as conducted by John Cornely. In addition to the the locations and Fish and Wildlife sites listed below, Mr. Stieglitz worked as the following: Assistant Refuge Manager; refuge biologist; refuge district...
    • W.O. "Bill" Nelson oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Predator control; Rodents; Biological control; Biologists (USFWS)
    • W.O. "Bill" Nelson oral history interview as conducted by Jerry Grover and Bob Ruesink. Worked in the various offices anad filed offices of locations listed in transcript.
    • Volunteering is fun!

    • Connecting people with nature; Ecosystem recovery; Employees (USFWS); Environmental quality; Environments (Natural); Flowering plants; Habitat conservation; Habitat restoration; Landscape conservation; Places (Human-made); Plants; Public access;...
    • A Girl Scout volunteer shows her pride in planting this tree, after hurricane Ike.

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