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    • A conversation with Stephen Potter

    • Education; Historic sites; History; Native Americans; Rivers and streams; Podcast; Public Lecture;
    • Stephen discusses his presentation "Aboriginal America and the Potomac Frontier, 1607-1676"
    • A preliminary biological assessment of Kirwin National Wildlife Refuge

    • Biological control; Physical geography; Research; Wildlife refuges;
    • 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...
    • Americas Most Amazing Stamp

    • videography; birds; habitat conservation; hunting; migratory birds; recreation; waterfowl; wetland restoration; wildlife restoration
    • When the explorers first set foot upon the continent of North America, the skies and marshes and lands teemed with an astonishing variety of wildlife. Beginning with those early settlers and continuing today, the vast majority of our natural...
    • Assateague Island Pony Swim

    • Mammals; Wildlife viewing; Wildlife impacts; Wildlife refuges;
    • In 1835, the practice of pony penning began, with settlers rounding up ponies and removing some of them to the mainland. In 1924 the first official "Pony Penning Day" was held by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company, where ponies were auctioned...
    • Beautiful sunrise begins the day of pony penning

    • Wildlife refuges; Leisure activities; Recreation; Scenics;
    • In 1835, the practice of pony penning began, with settlers rounding up ponies and removing some of them to the mainland. In 1924 the first official "Pony Penning Day" was held by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company, where ponies were auctioned...
    • Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge (Open Captions)

    • videography; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; waterfowl; wildlife refuges
    • America's Gem on the Delaware. Among the strand of pearls that dot the western shore of Delaware, one has become a mid-Atlantic mecca for wildlife and people alike - Bombay Hook NWR. This video production contains music that has been licensed to...
    • Bruce Zeller oral history transcript

    • History; Reintroduction; Biography; Buildings, facilities and structures; Employees (USFWS); Biologists (USFWS); Wildlife impacts; Wilderness; Recreation;
    • Bruce Zeller oral history interview as conducted by ?.
    • Caribou: rangifer tarandus caribou

    • Endangered species; Mammals;
    • Note this is a 1998 wildlife fact sheet that may be dated regarding threatened and endangered status. The fact sheet gives a physical description of the animal, as well its breeding habits and range. It briefly explains the status of caribou...
    • Chincoteague Ponies after swim from Assateague Island

    • Mammals; Wildlife viewing; Wildlife impacts; Wildlife refuges; Leisure activities; Recreation;
    • In 1835, the practice of pony penning began, with settlers rounding up ponies and removing some of them to the mainland. In 1924 the first official "Pony Penning Day" was held by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company, where ponies were auctioned...
    • Chincoteague Ponies at annual Assateague Island swim

    • Mammals; Wildlife viewing; Wildlife impacts; Wildlife refuges;
    • In 1835, the practice of pony penning began, with settlers rounding up ponies and removing some of them to the mainland. In 1924 the first official "Pony Penning Day" was held by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company, where ponies were auctioned...
    • Chincoteague Ponies grazing at the refuge

    • Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Wildlife viewing; Wetlands; Scenics; Mammals;
    • Two herds of Chincoteague ponies graze freely on Assateague Island. Legend has it that the ponies arrived on Chincoteague from a Spanish ship that had run aground during a storm in 1750. Historians believe they are descended from horses brought by...
    • 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)
    • Fisher

    • Mammals; Wildlife viewing;
    • A fisher is photographed at night while trying to take bait. Fishers are opportunistic predators that hunt exclusively in forested habitats where prey is abundant and vulnerable to capture. Their diverse diet includes birds, porcupines, snowshoe...
    • Fulfilling the promise: the National Wildlife Refuge System

    • Planning; Wildlife refuges;
    • This report on the National Wildlife Refuge System is the culmination of a year-long process involving teams of Service employees who examined the System within the framework of Wildlife and Habitat, People, and Leadership. The report was the focus...

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