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    • California condor (Gymnogyps californianus) recovery plan. Third revision.

    • Endangered and/or threatened; Birds; Birds of prey; Captive breeding; Reintroduction; Raptors;
    • 1976, (41 FR 187). Long recognized as a vanishing species (Cooper 1890, Koford 1953, Wilbur 1978), the California condor remains one ofthe world’s rarest and most imperiled vertebrate species. Despite intensive conservation...
    • Oil spill curriculum

    • Oil spills; Shorebirds; Wildlife refuges;
    • The Shorebird Sister Schools Program presents an activity that explores the impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Gulf Oil Spill on coastal birds and the work of many dedicated professionals helping in species recovery, with a focus on career...
    • 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...
    • Black bears

    • Mammals; Fires; Forest fires;
    • A black bear and cub travel along the edge of the Lateral West Fire at Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, Suffolk, VA.
    • 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)
    • Aily Zirkle oral history transcript

    • Biography; Birds; Employees (USFWS); Biological control; Education; Environmental quality; Environmental education; Winter sports; Wildlife viewing; Wildlife refuges; Villages; Migratory birds; Surveying; Migration;
    • Aily Zirkle oral history interview as conducted via radio interview.
    • Byways to America's wildest places

    • Wildlife viewing; Connecting people with nature; Habitat conservation; Landscape conservation; Wildlife refuges; Roads; Transportation
    • America’s Byways™ provide opportunities to experience the beauty, histor y, and natural heritage of our country. The mission and goals of the National Scenic Byways Program are consistent with those of the National Wildlife Refuge System.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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,...
    • Flooded road becomes boat path

    • Floods; Natural disasters; Wildlife refuges; Boats; Employees (USFWS);
    • Bald Knob National Wildlife Refuge Manager Robert Alexander Uses a Boat to Travel Where Cars Normally Drive
    • Understanding a Changing America: A Key to Successful Conservation

    • Podcast; Human Dimensions;
    • Being relevant in our conservation work requires that we understand the demographic changes in the US. In this podcast, Dr. Steve Murdock, Rice University professor and former director of the U.S. Census Bureau, shares some key demographic and...
    • A conversation with Larry Battson;

    • Rare species; Podcast; Public Lecture;
    • Bigfoot is a legendary (some claim “imaginary”) ape-like human who has been reportedly sighted from California to Indiana. Battson will give a presentation on the facts and fictions of Bigfoot including analysis of recordings of Bigfoot and...
    • Bill and Jean Thomas oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Camping; Hunting;
    • Bill and Jean Thomas oral history interview with Roger Kaye. Note that Mr. and Mrs. Thomas were not Fish and Wildlife Service employees, but were long time residents of the Upper Porcupine and Upper Black Rivers in Alaska.
    • 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.
    • West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus)

    • Endangered and/or threatened; 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...

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