Bolus Education Program Homepage

A child dissects a bolus

Welcome to the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service Bolus Education Program! You can use this page to learn more about how the program works and ways you can participate.

  • About the Bolus Program

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    Learn all about the Bolus Education Program, what a bolus is, and how they are collected from Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge.

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  • How to Participate

    Albatross Bolus

    Learn how you can incorporate this program into your own curriculum and lesson plans including: how to request a bolus, how to make the most of your boluses, and additional media resources.

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  • Educational Resources

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    Check out additional photos and videos from our bolus collections, and see a virtual bolus dissection. Explore supplemental curriculum about albatross, marine debris, and protected places like Papahānaumokuākea. 

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  • Explore Midway Atoll

    Satellite Image of Midway Atoll

    Learn more about the history, culture, and ecology of Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge and Battle of Midway National Memorial. Clicking on this link will take you to a virtual tour that is best viewed on a desktop. 

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