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

The New Ford Escape Hybrid, the first full hybrid SUV 

HYBRIDS- FWS Mountain-Prairie Region's new Ford Escape Hybrid, the first full hybrid SUV

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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 
Th!nk Electric Vehicles


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 Tram


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
Electric tram


and at Back Bay national Wildlife refuge, Virginia
Bio-fueling at Charles M. Russell NWR


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)
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


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 truck
ETHANOL- FWS has many M-85/E-85 vehicles, which burn 85% methanol or 85% ethanol