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    • Umiak Skin Covered Boat

    • Subsistence; Hunting; Baidarka; Skin Boat; Wildlife refuges; Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge
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    • King Island Eskimos carving ivory near Nome

    • Native Americans; Crafts;
    • "The Pribilof Report 1949" King Island Eskimo men plying their ivory carving craft beneath their skin umiaks on the beach near Nome where they have a summer camp. Only the simplest of hand tools are used for carving the walrus ivory tusks.
    • King Island Eskimos Carving Ivory Near Nome

    • Native Americans; Crafts; Ivory Carving; ARLIS; Alaska
    • "The Pribilof Report 1949" King Island Eskomos plying their ivory carving craft beneath their skin umiaks on the beach near Nome where they have a summer camp. Only the simplest of hand tools are used for carving the walrus ivory tusks.
    • 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)
    • Snow Leopard Skin

    • Law enforcement; Exhibits; Endangered species;
    • A snow leopard skin on display as part of the Service's "Buyer Beware" exhibit located in Logan airport, Boston, MA. The exhibit is designed to educate travelers about the hazards of purchasing wildlife products abroad that are made from endangered...
    • Ocelot Skin

    • Law enforcement; Endangered species; Exhibits;
    • An ocelot skin on display as part of the Service's "Buyer Beware" exhibit located in Logan airport, Boston, MA. The exhibit is designed to educate travelers about the hazards of purchasing wildlife products abroad that are made from endangered or...
    • Art Hawkins oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Personnel; Aviation; Surveying; Migratory birds; Wildlife management;
    • Art Hawkins Oral history interview with Mark Madison. Also present is Mr. Hawkins' wife, Betty.
    • Ave Thayer oral history transcript

    • Biography; Employees (USFWS); History; Hunting; Law enforcement; Trapping; Surveying; Aircraft; Aviation; Mammals; Management; Habitat conservation; Rivers and streams; Wilderness;
    • Ave Thayer oral history interview as conducted by Mark Madison. As well as working at Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and Kenai Moose National Wildlife Refuge, Mr. Thayer also worked in Anchorage under the Alaska Game Commission, and in McGrath,...
    • Averill S. Thayer oral history transcript

    • Employees (USFWS); Environments (Natural); History; Law enforcement; Habitat conservation; Research; Wildlife management; Wildlife refuges; Mammals; Fishes; Aircraft; Aviation; Surveying; Biography; Military; Trapping; Wilderness; Bird banding;...
    • Averill S. Thayer oral history interview as conducted by Jim King.
    • Snake skin cascading from a birdbox

    • Reptiles; Birds; Birdwatching; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing; Work of the Service;
    • Because of its position on the Atlantic Flyway, Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge is an ideal place for birds to rest, feed, nest, or winter.
    • West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus)

    • Endangered species; Policies; Work of the Service; Marine mammals;
    • Christopher Columbus was the first European to report seeing a manatee in the New World. To Columbus, and other sailors who had been at sea for a long time, manatees were reminiscent of mermaids—the mythical half-fish, half-woman creatures of the...
    • Snake Fungal Disease in the Eastern United States

    • videography; webinar; conservation science
    • Conservation Science Webinar Series. Presented by Dr. Jeffrey M. Lorch, Research Associate, Department of Pathobiological Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin-Madison. February 12, 2014. Snake Fungal Disease (SFD) is...
    • David Janes oral history transcript

    • Biography; Employees (USFWS); Forestry; Military; Realty; Wetlands; Writing; Planning; Buildings, facilities and structures; Management; Youth; Biologists (USFWS);
    • David Janes oral history interview as conducted by Dorothe Norton. Along with working at various refuges, David Janes worked out of the regional offices in Region 5 and Region 6. He retired in 1997 as a GS-12 Land Acquisition Planning Biologist...
    • David L. Spencer oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Personnel; Wildlife refuges; Aviation;
    • David L. Spencer oral history interview with Jim King. Please note: Dave passed away February 9, 2000, before these tapes were transcribed and he had the opportunity to edit the draft.

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