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    • 22 Glossary Species Status categories: at- risk species — species of plants and animals that are Federal candidate species and those that the Service has not identified as candidate species, but are facing threat( s) and are potential...
    • M/V Tiglax Captain Kevin Bell

    • Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge; AMNWR; Coastal environments; Islands; Marine birds; work of the refuge; Scenics
    • The motor vessel Tiglax is essential to managing the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge and collecting information on related marine resources. It is used mainly to transport Service personnel, equipment, and supplies between work sites...
    • Red-breasted nuthatch

    • animals; aves;Birds; Birds; Deschutes National Forests; Oregon
    • Found throughout the United States now, the red-breasted nuthatch has expanded its range southward. Gives a call that sounds high pitched and is said to be similar to a toy tin horn.
    • Red crossbill

    • animals; aves; Birds; Birds; Deshutes National Forests; Oregon; Migratory birds
    • Red crossbills have specialized beaks that enable them to open pine cones and feed on the seeds. It inhabits coniferous forests and is a nomadic feeder as it moves across wide ranges throughout the United States.
    • Phil Pister Desert Fishes Council

    • Aquatic animals; Aquatic environments; Environmental education; Fisheries management; Fishes; Fish hatcheries; Habitat conservation; Podcast; Public Lecture;
    • Phil Pister retired in February 1990 following 38 years as a fishery biologist with the California Department of Fish and Game. He studied wildlife conservation and zoology under A. Starker Leopold at the University of California (Berkeley) and...
    • Habitat suitability index models: Gadwall (breeding)

    • Aquatic birds; Biological control; Habitat conservation; Migratory birds; Wetlands;
    • 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...
    • Freshwater mussels: America's hidden treasures

    • Art; Aquatic animals; Endangered species; Rivers and streams;
    • This is a poster about freshwater mussels. One side displays a subaquatic environment featuring mussels and various fish, while the reverse side describes the mussels' life cycle and ecosystem role as well as what is being done to protect them.
    • Endangered species coloring book

    • Art; Environmental education; Endangered species; Illustrations;
    • This is a children's coloring book of various endangered species. It provides images of each species for coloring, as well as educational information on the species. The animals included are: Bald Eagle, California red-legged frog Karner Blue...
    • Jim King oral history transcript

    • Aviation; Bird banding; Birds of prey; Employees (USFWS); Biography; Wildlife refuges; Wilderness; Waterfowl; Habitat conservation; Fishing; Conservation; Supervision; Management; Biologists (USFWS);
    • Jim King oral history interview as conducted by Mark Madison and Mary Lou King. Jim King was the first refuge manager at Clarence Rhode National Wildlife Refuge, which is now Yukon Delta. He also did the first report on a seabird colony at Cape...
    • Student Climate and Conservation Congress youth during an activity

    • Biodiversity; Work of the Service; Youth; Connecting people with nature; Education outreach; Environmental education;
    • The Student Climate and Conservation Congress was founded upon the belief that the future of the earth lies in the hands of our youth. Throughout the week, students were encouraged to explore new perspectives, cultivate ideas, think creatively,...
    • Bill Butler oral history transcript

    • Biography; Biologists (USFWS); Aircraft; Aviation; Employees (USFWS); History; Military; Migratory birds; Management; Surveying; Waterfowl;
    • Bill Butler oral history interview as conducted by Mark Madison. After leaving Alaska, Bill went to Washington D.C. as the aviation manager for the Fish and Wildlife Service.
    • Larry Salata oral history transcript

    • Biography; Employees (USFWS); Endangered species; Wildfires; Surveying; Military; Waterfowl; Fire management; Game birds; History;
    • Larry Salata oral history narrative.
    • 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...
    • Walter Stieglitz oral history transcript

    • Biography; Employees (USFWS); History; Biologists (USFWS); Management; Migratory birds; Military; Wildlife refuges;
    • Walter Stieglitz oral history interview as conducted by John Cornely. In addition to the the locations and Fish and Wildlife sites listed below, Mr. Stieglitz worked as the following: Assistant Refuge Manager; refuge biologist; refuge district...
    • John Fort oral history transcript

    • Biography; Employees (USFWS); History; Fire management; Fires; Ecosystem recovery; Prescribed burning; Silviculture; Research;
    • 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...
    • 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,...

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