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Abandoned Automobiles and Other Debris Clutter an Acid Water and Oil Filled Five Acre Pond, it Was Cleaned up Under EPA Supervision to Prevent Possible Contamination of Great Salt Lake and a Wildlife Refuge Nearby

Migrating birds fill the air at the wildlife refuge. The birds have been creating a problem for pilots at Dover Air Force Base

Migrating birds fill the air at the wildlife refuge. The birds have been creating a problem for pilots at Dover Air Force Base

The Garlic Spring Wildlife Refuge, with barbed wire surrounding it for protection from the GALLANT EAGLE '84 exercise taking place

The Garlic Spring Wildlife Refuge, with barbed wire surrounding it for protection from the GALLANT EAGLE '84 exercise taking place

Roger DiRosa of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service holds one of the atoll's many birds. In addition to its military uses, Johnston Atoll is a national wildlife refuge

Birds perch in the branches of a tree on the island. In addition to its military uses, Johnston Atoll is a national wildlife refuge

A view of some of the birds that inhabit the island. In addition to its military uses, Johnston Atoll is a national wildlife refuge

Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway - Looking Over Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge

Pacific Coast Scenic Byway - Oregon - Aerial View of Bandon Marsh

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - A Foreboding Sunset over Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge

Outer Banks Scenic Byway - Waterfowl Impoundments at the Heart of the Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge

Alaska's Marine Highway - Bald Eagle at Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge

Chesapeake Country Scenic Byway - Fishing bridge leading to Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge

Lake Erie Coastal Ohio Trail - A Birder at Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge

Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway - White Lakes Unit of the Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge

Pacific Coast Scenic Byway - Oregon - Aerial View of Bandon Marsh National Wildlife Refuge

Wetlands and Wildlife Scenic Byway - Boys Hiking at Quivira National Wildlife Refuge

Las Vegas Strip - Desert National Wildlife Refuge Kiosk

Lake Erie Coastal Ohio Trail - Birder on Viewing Tower at Magee Trail National Wildlife Refuge

Great River Road - Heron at the Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge

Las Vegas Strip - Visitors Station at Desert National Wildlife Refuge

Big Bend Scenic Byway - St. Vincent National Wildlife Refuge

Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway - Pelicans at Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge

International Selkirk Loop - Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge

Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway - White Birds and White Mountain at Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge

Pacific Coast Scenic Byway - Oregon - Snag Alley at Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge

Alabama's Coastal Connection - Birding in Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge

Lake Erie Coastal Ohio Trail - Visitor Center at Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge

Florida Keys Scenic Highway - Basking Crocodile at Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge

Big Bend Scenic Byway - St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge

El Camino Real - Sunrise at Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge

Indian River Lagoon National Scenic Byway - Pelicans at Pelican Island

Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway - Ross Geese at Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge

Pacific Coast Scenic Byway - Oregon - Coquille Point at Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge

Web Environmental Photos: Scenes from around the United States - Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge, Hawaii

Photograph, from coverage of Secretary's visit to Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, Sebastian, Florida for events marking centennial of National Wildlife Refuge System, selected for use in preparation of Department of Interior video on tenure of departing Secretary Gale Norton

Secretary Gale Norton portrait with Fish and Wildlife Service shirt, from visit to Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, Sebastian, Florida

Photograph, from coverage of Secretary's visit to Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, Sebastian, Florida for events marking centennial of National Wildlife Refuge System, selected for use in preparation of Department of Interior video on tenure of departing Secretary Gale Norton

Secretary Gale Norton portrait with Fish and Wildlife Service shirt, from visit to Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, Sebastian, Florida

Photograph, from coverage of Secretary's visit to Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, Sebastian, Florida for events marking centennial of National Wildlife Refuge System, selected for use in preparation of Department of Interior video on tenure of departing Secretary Gale Norton

Tree-planting volunteers, from Pelican Island Elementary School, posing on the new Pelican Island observation platform during events at the Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, Sebastian, Florida, marking the centennial of the National Wildlife Refuge System

Disney Company Vice Chairman Roy Disney at podium, with National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Executive Director John Berry, left, during ceremony atPelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, Sebastian, Florida, marking centennial of the National Wildlife Refuge System

Photograph, from coverage of Secretary's visit to Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, Sebastian, Florida for ceremony marking centennial of National Wildlife Refuge System, selected for use in preparation of Department of Interior video on tenure of departing Secretary Gale Norton

Bald eagle featured during wildlife display segment of the ceremony at the Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, Sebastian, Florida, marking the centennial of the National Wildlife Refuge System

Photograph, from coverage of Secretary's visit to Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, Sebastian, Florida for ceremony marking centennial of National Wildlife Refuge System, selected for use in preparation of Department of Interior video on tenure of departing Secretary Gale Norton

Disney Company Vice Chairman Roy Disney speaking at ceremony at Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, Sebastian, Florida, marking centennial of the National Wildlife Refuge System. Disney announced gift to establish the Centennial Commission Scholarship Fund for Conservation

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation's John Berry, author Edmund Morris, U.S. Mint Director Henrietta Holsman Fore, and Disney Company Vice ChairmanRoy Disney, left to right, at Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, Sebastian, Florida ceremony marking National Wildlife Refuge System centennial

U.S. Mint Director, Henrietta Holsman Fore, speaking at ceremony at Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, Sebastian, Florida, marking centennial ofthe National Wildlife Refuge System. Fore announced Mint plans for a National Wildlife Refuge System Centennial Medal Series

Unveiling of final design for new postage stamp commemorating the centennial of the Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge and the National WildlifeRefuge System, during ceremony at Pelican Island, Sebastian, Florida. U.S. Postal Service Executive Vice President Patrick Donahoe presides

Postal Service's Patrick Donahoe, Assistant Secretary for Fish, Wildlife, Parks Craig Manson, Refuge Centennial Commission Chairman William Horn, Fish and Wildlife Service's Steve Williams, right to left, among attendees at Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, Sebastian, Florida centennial ceremony

Animal expert and television show host Jack Hanna, right, with bobcat during wildlife display segment of the ceremony at the Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, Sebastian, Florida, marking the centennial of the National Wildlife Refuge System

Disney Company Vice Chairman Roy Disney at podium, with National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Executive Director John Berry, left, during ceremony atPelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, Sebastian, Florida, marking centennial of the National Wildlife Refuge System

U.S. Postal Service Executive Vice President Patrick Donahoe speaking at ceremony at Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, Sebastian, Florida, marking the centennial of the National Wildlife Refuge System. Donahoe announced issuance of new stamp commemorating creation of the Pelican Refuge

Photograph, from coverage of Secretary's visit to Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, Sebastian, Florida for ceremony marking centennial of National Wildlife Refuge System, selected for use in preparation of Department of Interior video on tenure of departing Secretary Gale Norton

Fish and Wildlife Service Director, Steve Williams, speaking at ceremony at Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, Sebastian, Florida, marking the centennial of the National Wildlife Refuge System

Photograph, from coverage of Secretary's visit to Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, Sebastian, Florida for ceremony marking centennial of National Wildlife Refuge System, selected for use in preparation of Department of Interior video on tenure of departing Secretary Gale Norton

Disney Company Vice Chairman Roy Disney at podium, with National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Executive Director John Berry, left, during ceremony atPelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, Sebastian, Florida, marking centennial of the National Wildlife Refuge System

Animal expert and television show host Jack Hanna speaking at ceremony at Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, Sebastian, Florida, marking centennial of the National Wildlife Refuge System

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation's John Berry, author Edmund Morris, U.S. Mint Director Henrietta Holsman Fore, and Disney Company Vice ChairmanRoy Disney, left to right, at Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, Sebastian, Florida ceremony marking National Wildlife Refuge System centennial

Edmund Morris, author of biography of Theodore Roosevelt, speaking at ceremony at the nation's oldest wildlife refuge, the Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, Sebastian, Florida, marking the centennial of the National Wildlife Refuge System

Fish and Wildlife Service Director, Steve Williams, speaking at ceremony at Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, Sebastian, Florida, marking the centennial of the National Wildlife Refuge System

Disney Company Vice Chairman Roy Disney speaking at ceremony at Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, Sebastian, Florida, marking centennial of the National Wildlife Refuge System. Disney announced gift to establish the Centennial Commission Scholarship Fund for Conservation

Unveiling of final design for new postage stamp commemorating the centennial of the Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge and the National WildlifeRefuge System, during ceremony at Pelican Island, Sebastian, Florida. U.S. Postal Service Executive Vice President Patrick Donahoe presides

Disney Company Vice Chairman Roy Disney speaking at ceremony at Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, Sebastian, Florida, marking centennial of the National Wildlife Refuge System. Disney announced gift to establish the Centennial Commission Scholarship Fund for Conservation

Disney Company Vice Chairman Roy Disney at podium, with National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Executive Director John Berry, left, during ceremony atPelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, Sebastian, Florida, marking centennial of the National Wildlife Refuge System

Unveiling of final design for new postage stamp commemorating the centennial of the Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge and the National WildlifeRefuge System, during ceremony at Pelican Island, Sebastian, Florida. U.S. Postal Service Executive Vice President Patrick Donahoe presides

Bald eagle featured during wildlife display segment of the ceremony at the Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, Sebastian, Florida, marking the centennial of the National Wildlife Refuge System

National Wildlife Refuge System Centennial Commission Chair, William Horn, speaking at Department of Interior headquarters announcement of MBNA Financial Services donation to the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation for the support of the Centennial Commission and Refuge System projects

MBNA Financial Services Senior Executive Vice President, Frank McEntee, speaking at Department of Interior headquarters announcement of MBNA donation to the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation for support of the National Wildlife Refuge System's Centennial Commission and Refuge projects

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Chairman, Max Chapman, Jr., speaking at Department of Interior headquarters announcement of MBNA Financial Services donation to the Foundation for support of the National Wildlife Refuge System's Centennial Commission and Refuge System projects

National Wildlife Refuge System Centennial Commission Chair, William Horn, speaking at Department of Interior headquarters announcement of MBNA Financial Services donation to the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation for the support of the Centennial Commission and Refuge System projects

MBNA Financial Services Senior Executive Vice President, Frank McEntee, speaking at Department of Interior headquarters announcement of MBNA donation to the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation for support of the National Wildlife Refuge System's Centennial Commission and Refuge projects

Visit by Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs, Dave Anderson, to the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge, Bloomington, Minnesota, for tours and participation in Kids Fishing Day events

Visit by Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs, Dave Anderson, to the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge, Bloomington, Minnesota, for tours and participation in Kids Fishing Day events

Visit by Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs, Dave Anderson, to the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge, Bloomington, Minnesota, for tours and participation in Kids Fishing Day events

Photograph, from coverage of Secretary's visit to Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge, Bloomington, Minnesota, selected for use in preparation of Department of Interior video on tenure of departing Secretary Gale Norton

Visit by Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs, Dave Anderson, to the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge, Bloomington, Minnesota, for tours and participation in Kids Fishing Day events

Visit by Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs, Dave Anderson, to the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge, Bloomington, Minnesota, for tours and participation in Kids Fishing Day events

Visit by Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs, Dave Anderson, to the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge, Bloomington, Minnesota, for tours and participation in Kids Fishing Day events

Photograph, from coverage of Secretary's visit to Minneosta Valley National Wildlife Refuge, Bloomington, Minnesota, selected for use in preparation of Department of Interior video on tenure of departing Secretary Gale Norton

Visit by Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs, Dave Anderson, to the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge, Bloomington, Minnesota, for tours and participation in Kids Fishing Day events

Visit by Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs, Dave Anderson, to the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge, Bloomington, Minnesota, for tours and participation in Kids Fishing Day events

Visit by Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs, Dave Anderson, to the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge, Bloomington, Minnesota, for tours and participation in Kids Fishing Day events

Visit by Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs, Dave Anderson, to the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge, Bloomington, Minnesota, for tours and participation in Kids Fishing Day events

Visit by Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs, Dave Anderson, to the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge, Bloomington, Minnesota, for tours and participation in Kids Fishing Day events

Visit by Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs, Dave Anderson, to the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge, Bloomington, Minnesota, for tours and participation in Kids Fishing Day events

Visit by Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs, Dave Anderson, to the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge, Bloomington, Minnesota, for tours and participation in Kids Fishing Day events

Visit by Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs, Dave Anderson, to the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge, Bloomington, Minnesota, for tours and participation in Kids Fishing Day events

Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology Director John Fitzpatrick speaking at Washington, D.C. press conference announcing the rediscovery of a bird long believed to be extinct, the ivory-billed woodpecker, at Cache River National Wildlife Refuge in Arkansas

Ceremony at the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, Olympia, Washington, marking 20 years of federal-local cooperative conservation of the Nisqually River Watershed

Photograph, from coverage of Secretary's visit to Nisqually Tribe wetlands restoration site and Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, Olympia, Washington, selected for use in preparation of Department of Interior video on tenure of departing Secretary Gale Norton

Audience listening to speeches at ceremony at the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, Olympia, Washington, marking 20 years of federal-local cooperative conservation of the Nisqually River Watershed

Billy Frank, Jr., Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission Chairman and a Cooperative Conservation Award recipient, speaking at ceremony at the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, Olympia, Washington, marking 20 years of federal-local cooperative conservation of the Nisqually River Watershed

Jean Takekawa of the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge speaking at ceremony at the Refuge, Olympia, Washington, marking 20 years of federal-local cooperative conservation of the Nisqually River Watershed

Photograph, from coverage of Secretary's visit to Nisqually Tribe wetlands restoration site and Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, Olympia, Washington, selected for use in preparation of Department of Interior video on tenure of departing Secretary Gale Norton

Audience listening to speeches at ceremony at the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, Olympia, Washington, marking 20 years of federal-local cooperative conservation of the Nisqually River Watershed

Jean Takekawa of the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge speaking at ceremony at the Refuge, Olympia, Washington, marking 20 years of federal-local cooperative conservation of the Nisqually River Watershed

Ceremony at the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, Olympia, Washington, marking 20 years of federal-local cooperative conservation of the Nisqually River Watershed

First head of the Environmental Protection Agency, William Ruckelshaus, far left, joining other Cooperative Conservation Award recipients at Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, Olympia, Washington ceremony marking 20 years of federal-local cooperative conservation of the Nisqually River Watershed

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