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    • Wichita National Wildlife Refuge Manager 1948

    • Fire Management; History; Refuge; Employees (USFWS); black and white
    • 10-28-1948 Ernest J. Greenwalt, Manager of the Wichita Wildlife Refuge near Cache, Oklahoma, stands beside the refuge fire-jeep while using the portable radio to contact personnel at refuge headquarters. These radios proved themselves invaluable...
    • 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-crowed Night-Heron

    • Habitat conservation; History; Historic sites; Birds; Marine birds; Migratory birds; Photography; Wildlife refuges;
    • A Black-crowed Night-Heron guarding its nest and eggs while Finley and Bohlman capture a shot at Malheur lake in 1908. Malheur lake would later become a bird refuge in 1908 when President Roosevelt saw photography Finley and Bohlman did of that...
    • Western Grebe

    • History; Habitat conservation; Birds; Migratory birds; Photography; Wildlife refuges; Waterfowl;
    • A dramtic shot by Finley and Bohlman of a dead Western Grebe in front of its nest and eggs in an effort to end plume hunting at Malheur Lake. Finley and Bohlman were later successful in ending plume hunting at Malheur when it became a bird refuge...
    • California gull

    • History; Historic sites; Birds; Marine birds; Migratory birds; Shorebirds; Photography; Wildlife refuges;
    • A Filney and Bohlman hand painted glass slide of California gull's in Klamath Marsh, 1905. "It seems to me that the gull is more nearly at the head of class than any other bird, when it comes to intelligence... he lives s simple, easy life,...
    • Gray wolf release

    • Endangered species; Mammals; Monitoring; Wildlife management;
    • A gray wolf fitted with a radio collar is released into the wild. The gray wolf or Canis lupus, often known simply as the wolf, is the largest extant wild member of the Canidae family. Though once abundant over much of Eurasia, North Africa and...
    • Birds in flight at Malheur lake

    • History; Habitat conservation; Birds; Lakes; Photography; Wildlife refuges;
    • A hand painted glass slide by Finley and Bohlman of birds in flight at Malhuer lake in 1908. Finley and Bohlman's photography of the area would help protect these birds from plume hunters in 1908 when the area was named a bird refuge.
    • Black-crowned night heron

    • Birds; Waterfowl;
    • A juvenile black-crowned night heron standing on tree limb. At sunset, when most herons are flying toward their roosting places, the black-crowned herons are leaving the trees where they have spent the day scattering over the marshes to feed. By...
    • 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)
    • Nest site at Malheur lake

    • History; Birds; Photography; Marine environments; Wildlife refuges;
    • A nest site captured by Finley and Bohlaman in a hand painted glass slide taken at Mlaheur lake in 1908. Finley and Bohlman's photography of the area would help protect it from plume hunters in 1908 when it was declared a bird refuge.
    • Royal Terns

    • Wildlife refuges; Shorebirds; Birds; Coastal environments;
    • A quintessentially saltwater species, this tern feeds inshore along barrier beach oceanfronts and back bays, occasionally ranging farther offshore when foraging, especially when feeding chicks.
    • Alligator warning sign

    • Aquaculture; Aquatic environments; Aquatic plants; Biodiversity; Environments (Natural); Plants; Ponds; Trees; Vegetation; Reptiles; Signs; Wildlife refuges;
    • A reminder not to get eaten is always helpful when viewing beautiful wetlands.

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