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2014 NEWS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS

 

Be Inspired: Join us as we restore the Great Lakes

 

 

March 2014

Check out this short video about our restoration work in the Great Lakes and be inspired!

 

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is a proud partner in the implementation of the President's Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. Our brief video highlighting our work in the Great Lakes provides a glimpse of the natural resources we are working to protect for current and future generations.

 

 


 

 

Lisa Williams Wins USFWS Science Leadership Award

Lisa Williams

 

 

February 11, 2014

Dr. Lisa Williams, the Branch Chief of Environmental Contaminants at the East Lansing Ecological Services Field Office in Michigan, is the 2013 recipient of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Science Leadership Award. The national award recognizes a Service employee’s outstanding practice and support of scientific activities that improve the bureau’s knowledge and management of fish and wildlife resources.

 

“Dr. Lisa Williams is a scientist, leader and mentor,” said Midwest Regional Director Tom Melius. “She infuses her work with a contagious passion for conservation. We are proud she has received national distinction for her accomplishments in the environmental contaminants field.”

 

Dr. Williams served as the Assistant Deputy Branch Director for Wildlife Response - Houma Sector of the Deepwater Horizon Spill and as Branch Director and Deputy Branch Director for Wildlife and Environmental Assessment for the Michigan Enbridge Line 6B Pipeline Spill, the nation’s largest inland oil spill. During those crises, Dr. Williams used ecologically, scientifically sound and acceptable practices and principles leading to effective and efficient response measures for both spills.

 

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February 6, 2014: Chicago Field Office A Stakeholder in Master Plan for Important Bird Area

 

 


 

 

January 23, 2014: Guest Lecture at Lake Erie Center: NRDA and Restoration in the Great Lakes

 

 


 

 

Jan. 9, 2014: Designing Towards Restoring High Quality Habitat in Degraded "Areas of Concern"


Clough Island in St. Louis River.

 

 


 

 

Jan. 3, 2014: Spill on the Upper Mississippi River Threatens Fall Migrating Waterfowl

 

Red diesel fuel from a sunken tow boat.

 

 

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