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hand holding red-cockaded woodpecker
January 2, 2013

Red-cockaded woodpecker

The red-cockaded woodpecker is a federally listed species that declined in the southeastern United States from approximately 1.6 million cooperative breeding groups to less than 3,500 groups due to loss and degradation of habitat and fire suppression.

Close-up of sagebrush seedling
September 17, 2012

Close-up of sagebrush seedling

Sagebrush seedlings grown at Birds of Prey National Conservation Area before outplanting to sites at BOP NCA in Nov 2012 in sites previously burned in wildfire summer 2012

Close-up of sagebrush seedling
September 6, 2012

Close-up of sagebrush seedling

Sagebrush seedlings grown at Birds of Prey National Conservation Area before outplanting to sites at BOP NCA in Nov 2012 in sites previously burned in wildfire summer 2012

Mt. Rainier with boat in foreground
July 31, 2012

Mt. Rainier with research boat in foreground on lake, Mt. Rainier NP

Mt. Rainier with research boat in foreground on lake, Mt. Rainier NP

Lake and forest landscape in Mt. Rainier National Park
July 30, 2012

Unknown lake in Mt. Rainier National Park

Unknown lake in Mt. Rainier National Park

A forested wetland in Mount Rainier National Park
July 12, 2012

A forested wetland in Mount Rainier National Park

A forested wetland in Mount Rainier National Park

map of historic and current sage-grouse range in 2000
May 31, 2012

map of historic and current sage-grouse range in 2000

Map of historic and current sage-grouse range in 2000, provided as a download from the old USGS Sagemap website.

Landscape in Southeastern Oregon
May 10, 2012

Honey Creek in Southeastern Oregon

Honey Creek in southeastern Oregon

Little Blitzen River in southeastern Oregon
May 10, 2012

Little Blitzen River in Southeastern Oregon

Little Blitzen River in southeastern Oregon

View from the sky looking inland at a river mouth that is flowing into open waters heavily laden with sediment in contrast.
April 14, 2012

Turbid Coastal Plume of the Elwha River, Washington

The turbid waters of the Elwha River and the coastal waters of the Strait of Juan de Fuca mix directly offshore of the river mouth, forming a large coastal plume.  This plume is easily identified by the cloudiness of the water (or "turbidity") resulting from sediment discharged by the river.  Two large dams on the Elwha River are being incrementally removed from 2011 to

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View from the sky looking seaward over a river mouth that is dumping large volumes of sediment and creating a delta.
April 14, 2012

Turbid Coastal Plume of the Elwha River, Washington

The turbid waters of the Elwha River and the coastal waters of the Strait of Juan de Fuca mix directly offshore of the river mouth, forming a large coastal plume.  This plume is easily identified by the cloudiness of the water (or "turbidity") resulting from sediment discharged by the river.  Two large dams on the Elwha River were incrementally removed from 2011 to 2014 to

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