In response to increased interest in the quality of playa lakes and their recognition of valuable wildlife habitat, the Arlington Field Office of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, initiated a multi-year contaminants survey of playa lakes of the...
This is a status assessment of the double-crested cormorant in North America as of 2001. It includes general information on the bird, biological information and area-specific population information for throughout North America.
Art; Aquatic animals; Endangered species; Rivers and streams;
This is a poster about freshwater mussels. One side displays a subaquatic environment featuring mussels and various fish, while the reverse side describes the mussels' life cycle and ecosystem role as well as what is being done to protect them.
This is a preliminary biological assessment of Kirwin National Wildlife Refuge. Stimulation for the report was based on the concept that future decisions related to the biological portion of the Comprehensive Conservation Plan will be based on the...
Biologists (USFWS); Bird banding; Birds; Birdwatching; Work of the Service; Training; Connecting people with nature;
This shows a group of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employees preparing to release an Indigo Bunting during the Basic Bird Biology Class in Shepherdstown, WV. Bird was measured, weighed, banded and released.
Birds; Birds of prey; Endangered species; Migratory birds; Raptors;
This is a fact sheet describing the peregrine falcon in North America. It outlines the history of the bird, its decline in the mid-twentieth century due to DDT, and its successful recovery in the years since.
The purpose of the National Fish, Wildlife and
Plants Climate Adaptation Strategy is to inspire
and enable natural resource administrators,
elected officials, and other decision makers
to take action to adapt to a changing climate.