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    • Wildlife Without Borders: Tiger Conservation Program

    • Recreation; International affairs; Endangered species; Employees (USFWS); Habitat conservation; Habitat restoration; Proposed Endangered; Proposed Threatened; Budgets;
    • This fact sheet discusses Wildlife Without Borders: Tiger Conservation Program. In 1994, the United States Congress passed a law to establish the Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation on Fund to help protect, conserve, and manage these amazing...
    • West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus)

    • Endangered species; 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...
    • Trumpeter swan

    • Birds; Migratory birds; Waterfowl;
    • Banded Trumpeter Swan hen with four young swimming in reeds. This is the largest waterfowl species native to North America. Most weigh 21-30 pounds, males are larger and may exceed 35 pounds.The Trumpeter Swan is the largest waterfowl species...
    • Teacher using paper bag and scales to weigh captured bird

    • Bird banding; Perching birds; Statistics;
    • Teacher showing class how to weigh bird captured for banding by using scales and placing bird in paper bag; image taken during National Conservation Training Center course OUT8163 Connecting People to Nature Through Birds.
    • Speaking with Joe Witt about bald eagles

    • Birds; Podcast; Eagle Cam;
    • Joe has been a field biologists for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Bureau of Land Management for twenty-nine years. He has taken every opportunity to study eagles and ospreys. All his observations have been along river systems using a...
    • Speaking with Eli Hopkins

    • Art; Podcast; Public Lecture;
    • Eli Hopkins is a nationally-renowned sculptor who lives and works in Colorado. In 2002 Hopkins released his first bronze sculptures. His set of stylized horses was well received and, since that time, Hopkins has been able to move forward at a...
    • Setting objectives for managing key deer

    • Mammals; Wildlife management; Population control; Endangered species
    • Diefenbach, D. R.; Wagner, T - U.S. Geological Survey, Pennsylvania Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA; Stauffer, G.T. - Pennsylvania Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit,...
    • Sea turtle nest relocation

    • Oil spills; Employees (USFWS); Reptiles; Relocation;
    • July 12, 2010 Gulf Shores, AL - Alabama's first sea turtle nest to transfer to Kennedy Space Center on the Atlantic Coast of Florida. The eggs would not be difficult to carry; however, the fact that they are packed in sand from their Alabama nest...
    • Scoter Team collects data on scoters

    • Work of the Service; Wildlife management; Animal Tagging; Bird banding; Yukon Flats National Wildlife Refuge; YFNWR; Species; Birds; Waterfowl
    • Biological Technicians work quickly to measure, weigh, and band a White-winged scoter hen and her ducklings in a scoter breeding ecology study on Yukon Flats NWR.
    • Polar bear (Ursus maritimus)

    • Endangered species; Policies; Climate change; Ice; Polar; Mammals;
    • The polar bear, or “Nanuuq,” as the Eskimos call it, lives only in the Northern Hemisphere, on the arctic ice cap, and spends most of its time in coastal areas. Polar bears are widely dispersed in Canada, extending from the northern arctic...
    • 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...
    • Pacific walrus bull

    • Ice; Mammals; Marine mammals; Snow;
    • A large Pacific walrus bull watches the camera. The adult bulls can weigh up to 3,700 pounds.
    • North American Waterfowl Management Plan panel discussion

    • Policies; Wetlands; Waterfowl; Habitat conservation; Legislation; Prairies; Migration; Migratory birds; International conservation; Planning; History;
    • North American Waterfowl Management Plan (NAWMP) panel discussion conducted by John Cornely. The panel includes Dave Sharp, Dick Dyer, and Ray Whittemore.
    • National fish, wildlife and plants 
climate adaptation strategy

    • Climate change; Adaptation;
    • The purpose of the National Fish, Wildlife and Plants Climate Adaptation Strategy is to inspire and enable natural resource administrators, elected officials, and other decision makers to take action to adapt to a changing climate. Adaptation...
    • National bald eagle management guidelines

    • Document; Management; Planning; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Raptors;
    • The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) developed these National Bald Eagle Management Guidelines to advise landowners, land managers, and others who share public and private lands with bald eagles when and under what circumstances the...

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