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    • Food from the sea: fish and shellfish of New England.

    • History; Aquatic environments; Fishes; Fisheries management; Fishing; Commercial fishing; Overfishing;
    • "In New England, the specific job is to spread consumption more uniformly over the nearly 80 species of fish and shellfish that are brought, into local ports each year. Production records 'of the fishing industry show a serious lack of...
    • Bird Watcher

    • Birdwatching; Wildlife refuges;
    • A birdwatcher on the Shallow Hollow Nature Trail at Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge, NY.
    • Western Snowy Plover Female on Eggs in Nest

    • Birds; Shorebirds; Endangered and/or Threatened species; Coastal environments;
    • A female western snowy plover sits on her nest. The Pacific coast population of western snowy plovers breeds on coastal beaches from southern Washington to southern Baja California, Mexico. Plovers lay their eggs in shallow depressions in sandy or...
    • Bull Walrus Swimming

    • Mammals; Marine environments; Marine mammals;
    • A large Pacific Walrus bull swimming in frigid Alaska waters. This walrus lives near the shallow water areas of the Pacific Alaska coast and subsists mostly on benthic bivalve mollusks.
    • Lobster at Tern Island

    • Marine environments; Wildlife refuges; Islands; Crustaceans;
    • A lobster peeks out from its shelter in a reef near Tern Island. The extensive coral reefs found in the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument - truly the rainforests of the sea - are home to over 7,000 marine species, one quarter of which...
    • 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)
    • Wood stork

    • Wildlife refuges; Waterfowl; Wading birds; Birds; Endangered and/or Threatened species;
    • A threatened Wood stork in shallow water.
    • Woman and a child fishing

    • Work of the Service; Youth; Connecting people with nature; Fishing; Rivers and streams;
    • A woman and a child fishing in a shallow section of the Potomac River.
    • juvenile Great blue heron

    • Birds; History; Historic sites; Migratory birds; Marine birds; Birds; Wildlife refuges;
    • A young Great blue heron photograph taken by Finley and Bohlman at Malheur 1908. A white form of the Great Blue Heron exists known as the "great white heron," it is found in shallow marine waters along the coast of southern Florida, the Yucatan...
    • Reef scene at Tern Island

    • Marine environments; Underwater photography; Fishes; Wildlife refuges; Islands;
    • An underwater shot of a reef at Tern Island in Kanemiloha'i/French Frigate Shoals on the Hawaiian Island National Wildlife Refuge. The extensive coral reefs found in the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument - truly the rainforests of the...
    • Effects of synergized rotenone on nontarget organisms in ponds

    • Contaminants; Ponds; Fishes; Aquatic environments
    • Applications of 2 or 5 microliter/liter concentrations of synergized rotenone (2.5%) in the Pro-Noxfish formulation to two shallow 0.05-ha ponds caused a temporary reduction in both total numbers and diversity of benthic invertebrates and a total...
    • Art Sowls oral history transcript

    • Employees (USFWS); Biography; History; Maintenance; Birds; Marine birds; Migratory birds; Biologists (USFWS); Rodents; Marine mammals; Outreach; Conservation;
    • Art Sowls oral history interview as conducted by John Cornely.
    • Bill Reffalt oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Work of the Service; Congressional operations; Directors (USFWS); Employees (USFWS); Events; Personnel; Wildlife refuges; Training;
    • Bill Reffalt oral history interview as conducted by Norman Olson.
    • Wyoming toads and cattle: at home on the range

    • Aquatic animals; Biologists (USFWS); Extinctions; Endangered and/or threatened; Amphibians;
    • Biologists feared that the Wyoming toad was extinct until 1987 when a fisherman discovered a population at Mortenson Lake on Swanson’s land. The discovery created excitement about a chance to save the species and its habitat, and it led Swanson...
    • Great egret

    • Birds; Migratory birds; Wading birds;
    • Bird standing in shallow water, viewed from side.


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