Work of the Service; Youth; Education outreach; Environmental education; Volunteers; Connecting people with nature; Employees (USFWS); Leisure activities; Partnerships;
Engaging, educating, and employing our nation’s youth in conservation are major priorities for the Department of the Interior (Department), and in 2009 the Youth in the Great Outdoors (YGO) initiative was established.
Work of the Service; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Land development; Roads;
Executive summary , DOI DES 12-8. Congress authorized the Secretary of the Interior to exchange lands within the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge for lands owned by the State of Alaska and the King Cove Corporation for the purpose of constructing...
Work of the Service; Wildlife refuges; Wage Grade Occupations; Exhibits; Ceremonies;
Visitors to the National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, WV will have a new display to view in the Conservation Museum beginning Monday, March 24, 2014. It chronicles the history of wage grade work going back to the nation’s first...
Work of the Service; Wildlife refuges; Birds; Employees (USFWS); Service patch; Biologists (USFWS)
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employee untangling bird from a mist net. The Alaska Highway is the northern boundary of the 682,604 acre Tetlin Refuge for 65 miles northwest of Alaska-Yukon border. From scenic overlooks you can view wetlands...
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.
The historic Assateague Lighthouse was built in 1867 and is maintained by the U.S. Coast Guard. The present 142 foot-high structure is one of nearly 20 other tall, historic, brick lighthouses still functioning along the Atlantic Coast today.