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...
Montana: Endangered Species Grants
Help Keep “ Big Sky Country” Big
“ That’s one of the most productive bull trout streams
in the country,” said Fish and Wildlife Service
biologist Bob Lee of the headwaters of the Bull River
Endangered species; 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...
“ Conservation districts have long
advocated that natural resources
conservation must come from
voluntary, incentive- based approaches.
For species conservation, it is clear
that success lies in flexible tools and
incentives that promote...
A Texas Cattle Rancher Who “ Became a Believer”
“ We’re just ‘ wildlifing’ it all over the place, and we’re
happy to do it,” Bob Long said. Long is enhancing
habitat on his 550- acre property to benefit the Houston
Environmental Defense, a nonprofit organization, was
the key in reaching out to Long and provided funding
for biologists to conduct population surveys for the
toad on his property. Long is helping Environmental
Defense and the Service promote...
Karner Blue – A Butterfly Captivates Wisconsin
“ Instead of hearing, ‘ I don’t have that butterfly on
my property,’ I hear, ‘ How can I get some of that wild
lupine seed?’ ‘ You should see the lupine patch
I have going!’ or ‘...
"A Game Agent operating incognio under guise of a mammalogist from Field's Museum while investigating purported smuggling of quail from Mexico. A day's catch from a Webb County, Tex. trap line. 1-23-37"
"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...
"On 6/25/10, Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge Wildlife Biologist Jackie Isaacs explained the importance of habitat for foraging shorebirds and pointed out proactive measures taken by refuge staff soon after the spill began. Across Ivan Cut,...
"The Life and Legacy of Rachel Carson" by William Souder is from the National Conservation Training Center's Lecture Series. He discusses his book, which is about Rachel Carson, her life, and various aspects of her work.
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...