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A man and woman wearing cloth face coverings and setting up equipment
June 26, 2020

Setting up a bat acoustic monitoring station

White-nose syndrome has been detected in Washington. USGS scientist are helping the NPS design and evaluate bat sampling protocols for their Pacific Northwest parks.

Radio-collared female grizzly bear seen with 3 cubs during a telemetry tracking flight on 4/10/20.
April 10, 2020

Here's looking at you

Scientists with the Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team have seen the first female grizzly bear with cubs of the year for 2020 in Yellowstone National Park. The radio-collared female was seen with 3 cubs during a telemetry tracking flight on 4/10.  One of the 3 cubs is hard to see between the 2 obvious siblings, but you can just make out its head. This beautiful 13 year-

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discover ecosystems by clicking on image for full description.
March 24, 2020

Discover Ecosystems

Ecosystems and the wild things that live in them are the foundation of our conservation heritage and an economic asset to current and future generations of Americans. Healthy ecosystems support living things and natural processes that bring prosperity and enjoyment for all Americans. 

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$58.1 BILLION
Estimated economic output of DOI-

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Duck with dark head, white neck and breast, and grey body in the water
December 28, 2019

Northern Pintail Drake at Colusa National Wildlife Refuge

Northern Pintail Drake at Colusa National Wildlife Refuge

Flock of 7 ducks in the air in a rough V formation
December 24, 2019

Flock of northern pintail flying at Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area

Flock of northern pintail flying at Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area

Nine ducks in flight above a grassy area
December 24, 2019

Flock of northern pintail ducks at Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area

Flock of northern pintail flying at Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area

Male and female pintail ducks at the water's edge
December 4, 2019

Hen and drake northern pintail at Colusa NWR

Hen and drake northern pintail at Colusa National Wildlife Refuge

Flock of white geese with dark wingtips in flight
December 4, 2019

Ross’s Goose flight at Colusa NWR

Ross’s Goose flock in flight at Colusa National Wildlife Refuge

Learn more about USGS goose and duck research here.

Flock of white geese at the water's edge with a few ducks
December 4, 2019

Ross’s Geese on levee at Colusa NWR

Ross’s Geese (and a few ducks) on levee at Colusa National Wildlife Refuge

Learn more about USGS goose and duck research here.

Brown geese with white faces and a few ducks on the edge of a wetland
December 4, 2019

Greater White-fronted Geese with Pintail and Mallards at Colusa NWR

Flock of Greater White-fronted Geese with Pintail and Mallards at Colusa National Wildlife Refuge

Learn more about USGS goose and duck research here.

Flock of 13 geese in flight
November 7, 2019

A flock of Aleutian cackling geese at San Joaquin River NWR

A flock of Aleutian cackling geese at San Joaquin River National Wildlife Refuge.