Oral history interview with Jerry Lawhorn; Jim Branson; Richard "Dick" Hensel; Terry Smith; Ray Tremblay, Theron Smith; Bob Rickey; Jim King; Tom Wardleigh. John Sarvis was the interviewer. The following transcription taken from...
Paul Handy oral history interview as conducted by Jerry Grover. Along with working at the FWS sites listed, Paul worked at New London, Spearfish, Valley City, Hebron, and Senecaville National Fish Hatcheries. He also worked in Marion, AL at the...
During the early 1800s, wood bison numbers were estimated at 168,000, but by the late 1800s, the subspecies was nearly eliminated.
Excessive hunting was the primary factor leading to population decline. Another factor that is thought to have played...
A controlled burn on Deep Fork National Wildlife Refuge. Controlled burn is a technique used in habitat management. Fire is a natural part of forest and grassland habitats and serves an important role.
Chincoteague NWR, Chincoteague, Virginia: Best known for the annual wild pony round-ups immortalized in Marguerite Henry's children's book Misty of Chincoteague, Chincoteague Refuge is equally important for its role as a home for endangered...
Klamath National Wildlife Refuge; California; Resource management; Prescribed burning
Many of the refuges in the National Wildlife Refuge system use prescribed fire to achieve desired habitat conditions. Fire is often used to replace the naturally occurring wildfires that once played a major role in the development and maintenance...
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...
Dear Friends and Neighbors,
Private landowners, large and small, play a vital role conserving habitat for fish, wildlife, and plants. In
fact, more than two- thirds of the nation’s threatened and endangered species use habitat found on...
A Texas Cattle Rancher Who “ Became a Believer”
“ We’re just ‘ wildlifing’ it all over the place, and we’re
happy to do it,” Bob Long said. Long is enhancing
habitat on his 550- acre property to benefit the Houston
Karner Blue – A Butterfly Captivates Wisconsin
“ Instead of hearing, ‘ I don’t have that butterfly on
my property,’ I hear, ‘ How can I get some of that wild
lupine seed?’ ‘ You should see the lupine patch
I have going!’ or...
A One- on- One Relationship with
Fish and Wildlife
What is the Partners for
Fish and Wildlife Program?
Through voluntary agreements the Partners
program provides expert technical assistance
and cost- share...