The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service has completed an Environmental Assessment of Caribou Control on Kagalaska Island.Read More...
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is preparing a draft environmental impact statement regarding the unauthorized cattle on Chirikof and Wosnesenski Islands. Read more...
The Fish and Wildlife Service is planning to remove non-native arctic foxes from Chirikof Island to benefit native wildlife including waterfowl, seabirds, and other birds. Learn More
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The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife, and plants.
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As a young army officer during World War II, Jones was among the first troops to go ashore at Adak in the central Aleutian Islands, that arc of submarine volcano peaks that extends from Alaska toward Siberia. He loved the treeless tundra, found the fierce winds invigorating and saw the snow-covered volcanic peaks as needing to be climbed.
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Last Updated: May 12, 2015