"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...
"The Life and Legacy of Rachel Carson" by William Souder is from the National Conservation Training Center's Lecture Series. He discusses his book, which is about Rachel Carson, her life, and various aspects of her work.
A hand painted glass slide by Finley and Bohlman showing a pair of American White Pelican with thier young at a nest site in Klamath Marsh, 1905. Upon hatching, the young pelicans are totally dependent on parents for food, warmth, and protection.
Abstract: Maritime forests dominated by broadleaved evergreen trees and shrubs occur in a discontinuous narrow band along the barrier islands and on the adjacent mainland from North Carolina to Florida. The flora and fauna of maritime forests...
Environmental Sciences; Aerial photography; Contaminants; Environmental quality; Erosion; Human impacts; Industries; Mineral industry; Mining; Pollutants; Pollution, Water; Public policies; Rivers and streams; Soil degradation; Water pollution;
Aerial view of sand and gravel mine at edge of river, showing environmental damage hidden from public view by tree lines, and siltation of river due to runoff and erosion. Near towns of Hartland and Plainfield, Vermont.
Aerial photography; Buildings, facilities and structures; Education; Rivers and streams; Training;
Aerial view of the National Conservation Training Center, showing the facility buildings and roads, the Potomac River with low clouds and surrounding woodlands. For more information about the Training Center visit http://training.fws.gov .
Scenics; Landscape photography; Wildlife refuges; Mountains; Wetlands; Water management;
Aerial view showing many waterways at Selawik NWR. In a remote corner of northwestern Alaska lies Selawik Refuge, a special place of extreme climate, free-flowing rivers, and abundant wildlife. Here where the boreal forest of Interior Alaska meets...