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    • 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...
    • 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)
    • Bear Tagging Equipment

    • Mammals; Wildlife refuges;
    • Bear tagging outfit used for weighing bear displayed and labled on table. Kodiak
    • St. George Island,  Red-legged  Kittiwakes with biologist Dean Kildaw

    • AMNWR; Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge; Bering Sea Unit; Biology; Islands; Research; Coastal environments; Scenics; Birds ; Marine birds; RLKI
    • Biologist Dean Kildaw's work for Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge included weighing and banding Red-legged Kittiwakes. These images are from St. George Island in the Pribilofs of Alaska's Bering Sea.
    • Weighing Steelhead

    • Fish hatcheries; Fisheries management; Fishes; Biologists (USFWS); Employees (USFWS); Work of the Service; Tagging; Threatened species; Monitoring;
    • Chee Xiong, an Oregon State University STEP student, weighs steelhead prior to tagging in Eagle Creek. Biologists use this tracking information to see if the hatchery fish that are spawning here are affecting the survival and productivity of the...
    • 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...
    • Ocelot (Leopardus pardalis)

    • Endangered species; Policies; Work of the Service; Mammals;
    • Elusive, solitary, wary, and endangered, the ocelot is rarely seen. Its range includes Texas, Arizona, Mexico, Central America, and South America. In the United States, fewer than 100 ocelots exist—in south Texas at Lower Rio Grande Valley...
    • Weighing Caged Nutria

    • Aquatic animals; Invasive species; Mammals; Rodents; Wildlife management; Trapping; Tagging; Biologists (USFWS);
    • Every nutria is weighed before tagging. Tagging the animals will help biologists to better understand the habits of nutria and prevent their spreading
    • 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...
    • Ten years of Pittman-Robertson wildlife restoration 1938 to 1948

    • Wildlife management; Fisheries management; Game management; Grants;
    • Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act of 1937, now referred to as The Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act, as amended (16 U.S.C. 669-669k), provides federal assistance to the 50 States, the Commonwealths of Puerto Rico and the Northern...
    • Gerry Lowry oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Employees (USFWS); Management; Military;
    • Gerry Lowry oral history interview as conducted by Dorothe Norton. Gerry Lowry worked for the Soil Conservation Service as a biologist before coming to the Fish and Wildlife Service as an environmental specialist and eventually Assistant Regional...
    • Fish and Wildlife Service employee weighing lake sturgeon

    • Fisheries management; Fishes; Freshwater fishes;
    • Henry Quinlan, Service Fisheries biologist weighs a lake sturgeon along the Bad River in Wisconsin. This fish species is an important biological component of the Great Lakes fish community. By the early 1900's many populations of lake sturgeon...

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