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    • Rhino horns

    • Animal industry; Water management; Wildlife restoration; Work of the Service;
    • Rising global demand for rhino horn – both for alleged medicinal value and ornamental use – has led to an epidemic of poaching in Africa, as well as theft and illegal trade in rhino horns from museums and private collections. Illegal...
    • Endangered species coloring book

    • Art; Environmental education; Endangered species; Illustrations;
    • This is a children's coloring book of various endangered species. It provides images of each species for coloring, as well as educational information on the species. The animals included are: Bald Eagle, California red-legged frog Karner Blue...
    • John Fort oral history transcript

    • Biography; Employees (USFWS); History; Fire management; Fires; Ecosystem recovery; Prescribed burning; Silviculture; Research;
    • John Fort oral history interview as conducted by Jennifer Hinckley. John spent time with the Forest Service and BLM before working for the Fish and Wildlife Service. In addition to working in the various locations listed, he was also the first...
    • David Trauger oral history transcript

    • Biography; Employees (USFWS); History; Realty; International conservation; Waterfowl; Habitat conservation; Migration; Aviation;
    • Dr. David Trauger oral history interview as conducted by John Cornely. Others areas Dr. Trauger at or for include: Great Plains Waterfowl Research Station, Mt. Moriah Wetland Production Area, Crystal Springs Study Area, Northern Prairie Wildlife...
    • Bernard Angus oral history transcript

    • Biography; History; Employees (USFWS); Soil conservation; Wetlands;
    • Bernard Angus oral history interview as conducted by Dorothe Norton. Angus Bernard worked for the Soil Conservation Service and later at the Wetland Management District in Benson, Minnesota.
    • John Opie oral history transcript

    • Biography; History; Environmental education; Partnerships
    • John Opie oral history interview as conducted by Lisa Mighetto. Note that Mr. Opie is not an employee with the Fish and Wildlife Service, but is one of the founders of the American Society of Environmental History (ASEH).
    • A talk with Nancy Langston

    • Biological control; Biologists (USFWS); Diseases; Environmental education; Farms and farming; Podcast; Public Lecture;
    • In 1941 the Food and Drug Administration approved the use of diethylstilbestrol (DES), the first synthetic chemical to be marketed as an estrogen and one of the first to be identified as a hormone disruptor—a chemical that mimics hormones. Its...
    • Mark Madison speaks with Taggard Siegel

    • Biological control; Endangered species; Environments (Natural); Extinctions; Habitat conservation; Insects; Podcast; Public Lecture;
    • Queen of The Sun is an in-depth investigation to discover the causes and solutions behind Colony Collapse Disorder; a phenomenon where honeybees vanish from their hives, never to return. Queen of The Sun follows the voices and visions of...
    • Virginia Wood and Dr. Robert Weeden oral history transcript

    • Biologists (USFWS); Conservation; History;
    • Virginia "Ginny" Wood and Dr. Robert "Bob" Weeden oral history interview as conducted by Roger Kaye and unknown female. This interview mainly discusses the Conservation Movement in Alaska and the Alaska Conservation Society.
    • Peregrine falcon

    • 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.
    • For the birds

    • Birds; Birdwatching; Connecting people with nature; Wildlife viewing;
    • This is a guide for people interested in bringing birds to their property. It includes information and tips on installing bird feeders, bird nests and on landscaping for birds.
    • 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)
    • A conversation with author Jon Waterman

    • Boating; Climate change; Climate effects; Dams; Deserts; Environmental education; Environments (Natural); Rocks; Wilderness; Podcast; Public Lecture;
    • In 1869, John Wesley Powell led a small party down the Green and Colorado Rivers in a bold attempt to explore the Grand Canyon for the first time. After their monumental expedition, they told of raging rapids, constant danger, and breathtaking...
    • National fish, wildlife and plants 
climate adaptation strategy

    • Climate change; Adaptation;
    • 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. Adaptation...

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