“ Conservation districts have long
advocated that natural resources
conservation must come from
voluntary, incentive- based approaches.
For species conservation, it is clear
that success lies in flexible tools and
incentives that promote...
Conserving the Elusive Louisiana Pine Snake:
Partners Take Action
What are CCAs?
one or more parties that
address the conservation
needs of candidate or
at- risk species. Both
Federal and non-...
A One- on- One Relationship with
Fish and Wildlife
What is the Partners for
Fish and Wildlife Program?
Through voluntary agreements the Partners
program provides expert technical assistance
and cost- share...
Adults; Children; Connecting people with nature; Education; Education outreach; Environmental education; Interpretation; Leisure activities; Public access; Recreation; Teens; Vegetation; Visitor services; Wildlife refuges; Work of the Service;...
Precise placement of the water is the key to successful firefighting, as this boy discovers.
The basis for this HSI model was developed in a workshop that included the following waterfowl biologists form the Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Jamestown, ND: Leo Kirsch (retired), John Lokemoen, and George Swanson. These individuals...
The habitat suitability index (HSI) model in this report on the Forster's tern is intended for use in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's (1980) habitat evaluation procedures for impact assessment and habitat management. The model was developed...
This is a status assessment of the double-crested cormorant in North America as of 2001. It includes general information on the bird, biological information and area-specific population information for throughout North America.
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...
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...
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...
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).
Biography; History; Military; Employees (USFWS); Fish hatcheries; Management;
Galen Butterbaugh oral history transcript as conducted by John Cornely. Galen also spent time at Manchester National Fish Hatchery in Iowa, Crawford National Fish Hatchery in Nebraska and was regional director in the Denver regional office (Region...
Dr. George Finney oral history interview as conducted by David Smith. Dr. George Finney started out with the Federal Service in Canada in 1977 as a senior biologist looking at native harvest and eventually moved his way into management as a a...
Phillip Blanchett oral history interview as conducted by an unknown source. Phillip Blanchettof the band Pamyua talks about the band, which uses song and dance to interpret native chants and songs, and he discusses growing up in Alaska.
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...