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    • Bill Reffalt oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Work of the Service; Congressional operations; Directors (USFWS); Employees (USFWS); Events; Personnel; Wildlife refuges; Training;
    • Bill Reffalt oral history interview as conducted by Norman Olson.
    • Why save endangered species?

    • Habitat restoration; Habitat conservation; Environmental education; Endangered and/or threatened; Employees (USFWS); Scientific personnel (USFWS);
    • Conservation actions carried out in the United States under the Endangered Species Act have been successful in preventing extinction for 99 percent of the species that are listed as endangered or threatened. However, species loss on a global scale...
    • Snows of the Nile: Uganda’s Equatorial Glaciers and Climate Change

    • videography; broadcast; history; climate change
    • Conservation in Action Series. NCTC Historian, Dr. Mark Madison, hosts an interview with Scientist & Filmmaker Nate Dappen, Ph.D. March 5, 2015. The National Conservation Training Center invites prominent conservationists, writers, historians,...
    • From Billions to None: The Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon

    • videography; broadcast; history
    • Conservationist in Action Series. NCTC Historian, Dr. Mark Madison, interviews with David Blockstein, Ph.D. Scientist, National Council for Science & the Environment; David Mrazek, Filmmaker; Joel Greenberg, Author. March 11, 2015. The National...
    • Mapping the Blue: The World’s Largest Marine Park

    • videography; broadcast
    • Conservationists in Action Series. NCTC Historian, Dr. Mark Madison, hosts an interview with Alison Barrat, Filmmaker, Living Oceans Foundation and Sam Purkis, Ph.D. Oceanographer, National Coral Reef Institute. March 11, 2015. The National...
    • Develop a Writing Collaborative

    • videography; webinar; writing
    • CW/CT Webinar Series, Presented by Dr. Michelle Baker. December 21, 2010. Mature writers never work in isolation but collaborate frequently. Collaboration itself looks different depending on the writer, the document, and the context. In some...
    • Effective Editing

    • videography; webinar; writing
    • CW/CT Webinar Series. Presented by Dr. Michelle Baker. March 23, 2010. Every writer knows how painful the editing process can be: hours of effort, returned with hundreds of tiny red marks that feel more like stab wounds than corrections. ...
    • Who is Doing What to Whom: Narration as a Revision Strategy

    • videography; webinar; writing
    • CW/CT Webinar series. Presented by Dr. Michelle Baker. September 17, 2009. Smart revision is no easy task. Trouble spots are simple to find, but tough to correct. Far too often, we toss whole paragraphs, rewrite from scratch, and end up with...
    • Donald Worster oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Education;
    • Donald Worster oral history interview with Lisa Mighetto as part of an American Society for Environmental History (ASEH) founders series. Note that Mr. Worster is not an employee with the Fish and Wildlife Service.
    • Finis Dunaway discussing Sc3

    • History; Climate change; Podcast;
    • Finis Dunaway, Professor Trent University, Canada, speaks with FWS Historian Mark Madison about the Sc3 held at the National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, WV.
    • Conserving the future: wildlife refuges and the next generation

    • Wildlife refuges; Planning; Management
    • For the past 18 months, the National Wildlife Refuge System has worked to create a vision that will guide the management of the Refuge System during the next decade and beyond. Conserving the Future is built on the foundation and inspiration of...
    • A conversation with author Jon Waterman

    • Boating; Climate change; Climate effects; Dams; Deserts; Environmental education; Environments (Natural); Rocks; Wilderness; Podcast; Public Lecture;
    • In 1869, John Wesley Powell led a small party down the Green and Colorado Rivers in a bold attempt to explore the Grand Canyon for the first time. After their monumental expedition, they told of raging rapids, constant danger, and breathtaking...
    • Shirley Briggs oral history transcript

    • Employees (USFWS); History; Pesticides; Art; Biography; Biologists (USFWS); Environmental quality
    • Interview with Shirley Briggs Speaker: ... interesting and some which you may find less useful, and we ! ll just go through this. Shirley Briggs: You sent me something on what might come up and it struck me as questions that were unanswerable...
    • Tom Butler

    • Biodiversity; Biological control; Wilderness; Podcast; Public Lecture;
    • Mark Madisoin speaks with Tom Butler at the Sc3 Conference held at the NCTC in Shepherdstown, WV. Tom is the editorial projects director for the Foundation for Deep Ecology, and a long-time conservation activist focused on wilderness and...
    • Rachel Carson: a conservation legacy

    • Work of the Service; Wildlife management; Wildlife refuges; Conservation; Conservation science; Writing;
    • May 27, 2007 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Rachel Carson, one of the world’s foremost leaders in conservation. Her work as an educator, scientist and writer revolutionized America’s interest in environmental issues.
    • North American Waterfowl Management Plan oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Personnel; Waterfowl; Migratory birds; Management;
    • North American Waterfowl Management Plan Oral history interviews with Harvey Nelson, Rollie Sparrowe, Dick Hopper, and George Finney. The first part of this transcript is individual interviews with Mr.s Nelson, Sparrowe, and Hopper, and are...

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