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Management of the National Wildlife Refuge System

Hearing before the Subcommittee on Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation and the Environment of the Committee ... One Hundred Second Congress, first session

by United States

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Published by For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Management,
  • Wildlife refuges,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10109781M
    ISBN 100160387892
    ISBN 109780160387890

    To amend the National Wildlife Refuge System Administration Act of to improve the management of the National Wildlife Refuge System, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. . National Wildlife Refuge System Administration Act of The provided guidelines and directives for administration and management of all areas in National Wildlife Refuge system including "wildlife refuges, areas for the protection and conservation of fish and wildlife that are threatened with extinction, wildlife ranges, game ranges, wildlife management areas, and waterfowl production areas.".

    differing national missions and management capabilities. In , FWS bison managers and biologists outlined six purposes for having bison on a National Wildlife Refuge (NWR). Of all the purposes, "Bison Conservation" was identified as one of national scope and thus applicable to the National Wildlife Refuge System (NWRS). This plan. Today, the National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) System cooperatively manages million acres of nationwide wild wealth. It’s also a sanctuary for threatened or endangered species, including the rare bald eagle. Every state has at least one wildlife refuge. And there’s at least one within an hour’s drive from every major American city.

    During the FWS Bison Management meeting in , FWS bison management staff identified 6 "purposes" for having bison on National Wildlife Refuges (NWR). Each Refuge has a locally unique role with bison management and any one to all 6 purposes may apply. Those 6 purposes are: 1. Legal mandate as part of establishing purpose(s) 2. Team (Leadership Team) regarding the use of agricultural practices for wildlife management on national wildlife refuges. On , we concluded discussion about current agricultural practices across the National Wildlife Refuge System (System) to meet refuge objectives, the use of genetically engineered crop seeds, and the use of pesticides.


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Management of the National Wildlife Refuge System by United States Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book: describes the National Wildlife Refuge System and its legal history offers a detailed breakdown of the act, including its purpose, designated uses, comprehensive planning provisions, substantive management criteria, and public participation aspects considers individual refuges and specific issues that apply to only certain refuges discusses oil and gas development in refuges offers observations about how well the refuge system law Cited by: These goals cover the areas of habitat and wildlife conservation, wildlife dependent recreation, law 1 National Wildlife Refuge System Improvement Act of ; Public Law 57 enforcement, fire management, welcoming and orienting visitors, wilderness management, conservation planning, infrastructure and equipment maintenance, strategic growth and organisational : David Callihan M S.

The plan • provides a clear statement of direction for the future management of the refuge; • ensures that management of the refuge is in keeping with the purposes for which the refuge was established; • provides refuge neighbors, visitors, and government officials with an understanding of the Service’s management actions on and in Author: U.S.

Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service. With an approach to conservation that is increasingly prevalent around the world, the National Wildlife Refuge System is an important model for sustainable resource management, and the book's analyses of the refuge system's ecological management criteria, conflicts between primary and subsidiary uses, and tension between site-specific standards and uniform national goals all offer.

Get this from a library. Review of the management of the National Wildlife Refuge System: joint hearing Management of the National Wildlife Refuge System book the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations and the Subcommittee on Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation and the Environment of the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, One.

The title of this book is America's National Wildlife Refuges, 2nd Edition: A Complete unately, this latest edition is by no stretch of the imagination a complete guide. I ordered this book after browsing a copy of the first edition -- which probably WAS a complete guide and consisted of over pages of detailed and worthwhile information covering units of the National /5(6).

Executive Summary S cience in the National W ildlife Refuge System, a critical tool applied for specific management purposes, focuses on the use of best practices to understand complex natural.

This National Wildlife Refuge System coloring book includes eagles, caterpillars, ladybugs and birds, crocodiles and bison – all of whom find a home on a national wildlife refuge. Look for Theodore Roosevelt, the president who created the first national wildlife refuge more than years ago.

Wildlife Conservation. Refuges deploy a host of scientifically sound management tools to address biological challenges. Tools range from water management to wilderness character monitoring. Great Recreation. Refuges offer people access to a range of popular activities that depend on thriving fish and wildlife populations.

Artist Lindsay Carron travels into the heart of national wildlife refuge lands in Alaska and meets native people who have called them home for thousands of years.

She creates intricate ink-and-colored-pencil drawings that honor the lifeways of the people she ers: K. National Wildlife Refuge list by State. During the current public health emergency, whenever possible, outdoor recreation sites at national wildlife refuges and national fish hatcheries will remain open to the public, Visitor centers and other facilities, however, may be closed.

Scheduled events may be cancelled. Contains a map showing national wildlife refuges that provide recreational and educational opportunities. Provides tips for visiting national wildlife refuges. Also lists refuges in all 50 States, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, with the best wildlife viewing season and the features of each refuge.

From its start inthe National Wildlife Refuge System has owed its very existence to concerned citizens eager to protect America's natural resources.

Citizen activist and. The National Wildlife Refuge System Coloring Book was developed to introduce primary grade students to the Refuge System, which manages the world's premier system of public lands and waters set aside to conserve America's fish, wildlife and plants.

Recommendations on the management of the National Wildlife Refuge System. Washington, D.C.: Dept. of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: United States. National Wildlife Refuge Study Task Force.

Management of the National Wildlife Refuge System: hearing before the Subcommittee on Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation and the Environment of the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, first session [and second session[s] (Book, ) [] Get this from a library.

Places of Refuge: Our National Wildlife Refuge System [Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw, Munoz, William] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Places of Refuge: Our National Wildlife Refuge System. The National Wildlife Refuge System now comprises more than units in all 50 states, American Samoa, Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands, the Johnston Atoll, Midway Atoll and several other Pacific Islands.

Refuges now encompass over 93 million acres (, km²) of valuable wildlife habitat. Final recommendations on the management of the National Wildlife Refuge System. Washington: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service, (OCoLC) Randy Hopkins Professor Springer EVSP Ma Final Assessment Week 8 Question 1.

Discuss and compare the management strategies of the USFWS, highlighting the National Wildlife Refuge System. (20 points) When it comes to the USFWS and their management strategies they focus on trying to increase awareness to the public about these lands, reduce as much as possible the. The National Wildlife Refuge System piloted an effort in to collect customer feedback data.

Building on these efforts, they have begun to implement an annual survey administered throughout the year. The report can be found here. Operational Data. There is no available data to share at this time.

Digital Analytics Program.The Refuge Improvement Act of established a statutory mission and management standards for the National Wildlife Refuge system. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service subsequently issued a policy for ensuring the biological integrity, diversity, and environmental health of the system.

This policy requires understanding the management objectives of each refuge in a local, regional, and. The National Wildlife Refuge System Coloring Book was developed to introduce primary grade students to the Refuge System, which manages the world's premier system of public lands and waters set aside to conserve America's fish, wildlife and plants.

The Refuge System has grown to more than refuges with at least one in every state and one about an hour's drive from most major Author: U.S.

Fish And Wildlife Service.