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Centennial Volunteer Ambassadors Making A Difference - Archive
National Park Service, America's Great Outdoors, /Employees Features - Public, Employee News, Press Release
In 2015, the National Park Service (NPS) strengthened its commitment to volunteerism. Through a partnership with the Student Conservation Association, the agency recruited a group of 70 energetic, young adults who are stationed at 66 national parks.
Department of the Interior Wins Four Federal Energy and Water Management Awards - Archive
The winning projects showcase efficiency features that can be replicated, offering visitors the opportunity to learn from site displays and implement similar projects; while the winning individual’s efforts will improve water supply for municipal, agricultural, industrial, and recreational use and wildlife habitat within a sensitive river basin.
8 Fascinating Facts About Snowy Owls - Archive
It's that time of year again, when birders and wildlife enthusiasts hope to catch a magical glimpse of a snowy owl.
Dances with Gila Trout - Archive
Stocking Gila trout in an Arizona reservoir reminds Fishery Biologist Nate Wiese, manager of Mora National Fish Hatchery in New Mexico, that he really is living the dream.
Tishomingo National Fish Hatchery may Hold Solution for Rare Turtles - Archive
An Oklahoma hatchery is developing captive-breeding and -rearing techniques for the alligator snapping turtle to help keep the turtle off the Endangered Species list.
Reclamation Invests in Science and Technology Development Research Projects to Address Water and Power Challenges - Archive
When developing proposals, Reclamation employees are invited to partner with their coworkers and other organizations to develop more robust and comprehensive research projects. Through these partnerships, Reclamation's Research Office was able to leverage its $9.17 million with $9.14 million from other Reclamation, federal, and nonfederal sources for a total investment of $18.3 million in research projects to manage water and generate hydropower.
Technician Engages Public in Endangered Fish Recovery on the Colorado River - Archive
In addition to his regular job, FWS Biological Science Technician Mike Gross educates the public about the endangered Colorado River fish – the humpback chub, bonytail, Colorado pikeminnow and razorback sucker.
FWS: Endangered Woodpeckers Return to Great Dismal Swamp After 40-Year Absence - Archive
Four pairs of endangered red-cockaded woodpeckers took flight in October in their new home at Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge in Virginia, which hasn’t seen the woodpecker since 1974.
Federal Investigation Charges International Scheme to Fraudulently Sell Jewelry as Native-American Made - Archive
Bureau of Indian Affairs, New Mexico, Art, /Employees Features - Public, Press Release
The announcement put the spotlight on the Indian Arts and Crafts Board, an agency that works behind the scenes with law enforcement officials to implement and enforce a truth-in-advertising law that provides criminal and civil penalties for marketing products as "Indian-made" when such products are not made by Indians.
FWS: Little Brown Bat Takes a Bite out of Insect Pests - Archive
A mother little brown bat can eat more than her own weight in insects in just one night.
FWS: Rio Grande Silvery Minnows from Texas Stocked in Big Bend National Park - Archive
FWS has brought Rio Grande silvery minnow to Big Bend National Park, Texas, for years. This year some of the fish are native Texans.
NPS paddles with partners to celebrate new floating docks and revitalization of D.C.'s Anacostia River - Archive
National Park Service, District of Columbia, America's Great Outdoors, Conservation, Press Release
The NPS joined the Anacostia Watershed Society, D.C. Department of Energy and the Environment, REI and other partners to celebrate the opening of new floating docks on the Anacostia River.
It's Not Too Late to Celebrate National Wildlife Refuge Week - Archive
Don’t worry! You still have plenty of time to celebrate National Wildlife Refuge Week (October 11–17).
Strengthening and Restoring Latinos’ Historic Connection to the Land - Archive
Honoring the historic contributions of Hispanics and Latinos to the US, working to forge and strengthen the connection Americans of Hispanic and Latino descent have with nature.
Urban Conservation Corps is an Investment in Youth, Natural Resources - Archive
The first Middle Rio Grande Urban Conservation Corps spent 12 weeks working on outdoors projects around Albuquerque.
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