Seventy-five years of successful
wildlife management is the
remarkable legacy of the
Restoration Act, and the cause
of our 75th celebration. Along
with the Dingell-Johnson Sport
Fish Restoration Act, it is the
Water; Water conservation; Water management; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Energy; Dams; Wildlife impacts; Wildlife management; Work of the Service;
Prior to 1920, hydropower developers needed a special act of Congress to build and operate a project on navigable streams of Federal lands. In 1920, in response to increased demand for electricity during World War I, Congress enacted the Federal...
Willard (Bill )E. Nelson oral history interview as conducted by Jerry Grover. Worked in following locations in Oregon in either the field or in the office: Bend, Portland, Coos Bay, Vanport, Columbia River, Klamath River. Also spent some time in...