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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...
    • Ulak Island in the Aleutians

    • Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge; AMNWR; Birds; Marine birds; Coastal environments; Islands; Biology; work of the refuge; Aleutians; Aleutian Islands; Delarof Islands
    • 2006, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologistsclimb the cliffs of Ulak Island searching for seabird burrows. Information gathered is used in determining the health of particular bird species in the refuge
    • Glossary

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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...
    • 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...
    • Snow-sled

    • History; Vehicles; Wildlife Refuges;
    • "Snow-sled" or "snow-mobile" vehicle used by Denver Laboratory in furbearer-poison station research during winter at high altitudes. Has an 85 h.p. continental motor, 3-bladed propeller and built for two persons. Manufactured by the Call-Air...
    • 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.
    • Climate Change:  Wildlife and Wildlands

    • videography; wildlife conservation; education; climate change; outreach
    • A 12 minute video on climate change science and the impacts on wildlife and their habitat in the US. This video can be used in classrooms as an introduction to the topic, or in visitor centers and interpretive talks in informal educational...
    • Controlled Burn

    • Wildlife management; Wildlife refuges; Prescribed burning;
    • A controlled burn on Deep Fork National Wildlife Refuge. Controlled burn is a technique used in habitat management. Fire is a natural part of forest and grassland habitats and serves an important role.
    • 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)
    • Jetbead removal

    • Plants; Invasive species; Habitat restoration; Training; Vegetation; Work of the Service;
    • A student enrolled in WLD2139 Invasive Plant Management, a course offered at the USFWS National Conservation Training Center removes jetbead, an invasive exotic shrub from Asia most likely spread from landscape plantings. Notice the leaves are...
    • Baited trap used to capture nutria

    • Aquatic animals; Invasive species; Mammals; Rodents; Wildlife management; Trapping; Tagging;
    • A trap baited with carrots and apples awaits a nutria to venture out of the water and investigate. The animals are trapped in order to tag them to better understand the habits of nutria and to prevent their spreading.
    • Water truck used for fires at Seney National Wildlife Refuge

    • Wildlife Refuges; Equipment; Fire management; Fires; Forest fires; Landscape photography;
    • A water truck us for fires atSeney National Wildlife Refuge. The refuge was established in 1935 as a refuge and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife. The wild land that today is the refuge has not always appeared so wild. This is...
    • Gumbo Lily

    • Flowering plants; Plants;
    • A white flower among gray rocks.An image of a white flower among red rock. Western North Dakota is the easternmost limit of the range of the beautiful gumbo lily. The plant occurs in nearly all of our western states. This short, tufted plant is...

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