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AFV use in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)

As of January 2005, the FWS uses a total of 135 Alternative Fuel Vehicles (AFV's), including electric trams for visitor wildlife tours.

FWS Mountain-Prairie Region's new Ford Escape Hybrid, the first full hybrid SUV HYBRIDS- FWS Mountain-Prairie Region's new Ford Escape Hybrid, the first full hybrid SUV
Charles M. Russell NWR, Montana and at Charles M. Russell NWR, Montana
A Th!nk electric vehicle at 
Eastern Neck NWR, Maryland 
A Th!nk electric vehicle at Eastern Neck NWR, Maryland
In FY 2002, the Ford Motor Company entered into an agreement with the Service through the National Park Foundation to donate seven Th!nk electric vehicles to four field stations in Massachusetts (Eastern Massachusetts NWR Complex, North Attleboro National Fish Hatchery, Parker River NWR, and Richard Cronin National Salmon Station). In FY 2002, the Ford Motor Company entered into an agreement with the Service through the National Park Foundation to donate seven Th!nk electric vehicles to four field stations in Massachusetts (Eastern Massachusetts NWR Complex, North Attleboro National Fish Hatchery, Parker River NWR, and Richard Cronin National Salmon Station).
ELECTRIC TRAMS are in use on Refuges for visitor transportation, shown here at 
Patuxent Research Refuge, Maryland, ELECTRIC TRAMS are in use on Refuges for visitor transportation, shown here at Patuxent Research Refuge, Maryland
and at
 Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Virginia
and at Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Virginia
BIODIESEL -  
Bio-fueling at 
Charles M. Russell NWR, Montana 
(the 1st FWS site to use this fuel and winner of a White House Closing the Circle Award for this work) BIODIESEL - Bio-fueling at Charles M. Russell NWR, Montana (the 1st FWS site to use this fuel and winner of a White House Closing the Circle Award for this work)
The Concept design for the bio-fueled Lewis and Clark traveling exhibit truck The Concept design for the bio-fueled Lewis and Clark traveling exhibit truck
A bi-fuel Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)/gasoline vehicle, 
used as the mail truck in the 
FWS Mountain-Prairie Region Office
A bi-fuel Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)/gasoline vehicle, used as the mail truck in the FWS Mountain-Prairie Region Office
ETHANOL-
FWS has many M-85/E-85 vehicles, which burn 85% methanol or 85% ethanol ETHANOL- FWS has many M-85/E-85 vehicles, which burn 85% methanol or 85% ethanol

 


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