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  • “Dedication” must be Pam Rule’s middle name

    October 13, 2017 | 3 minute read

    Pam Rule knows what it means to focus on a single project at time. What’s more, she knows what it means to focus on a single project for a long time – a very long time. For almost seven years, program analyst Pam Rule has dedicated her career to one project - and one important responsibility. Since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill occurred on April 20, 2010, Pam’s job has been to “follow the money” to ensure BP, the party primarily responsible for the spill, paid for the response-related costs incurred by the U.  Learn more...

  • Layne Hamilton, project leader at Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex

    October 11, 2017 | 3 minute read

    “I was lucky and grew up with parents curious about the wild world,“ says Layne Hamilton, project leader of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Merritt Island National Wildlife Complex. When Layne was a child, her mother “would walk in with a garter snake in hand and say, ‘Look at this little tongue! Look, the little eyes are so cute.’  Learn more...

  • A man posing for a selfie in front of the Pelican Island NWR sign.
    Information icon Jeremy Edwardson stands before a sign for Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge. The island was turned into a national refuge for birds in 1903. Photo courtesy of Jeremy Edwardson, USFWS.

    Jeremy Edwardson, deputy project leader at the Everglades Headwaters National Wildlife Refuge Complex

    August 14, 2017 | 3 minute read

    When Jeremy Edwardson tells you he always wanted the type of job he has with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, you can take him at his word. While still only an undergraduate pursuing a Bachelor of Science in wildlife management at Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas, he’d already built an impressive wildlife-related resume. He was a member of the student chapter of the Wildlife Society; had served as the president of the student chapter of Ducks Unlimited; was a part-owner and the wildlife manager of a hunting outfitting business; had been a wildlife program guide at a prestigious hunting lodge; had led hunts for youths as a certified huntmaster with the Texas Youth Hunting Program; and had worked as a biological science aid as an intern at the Service’s Aransas National Wildlife Refuge.  Learn more...

  • A bearded man wearing a bike helmet and kit in front of wildflowers.
    Information icon Dr. Wiley Carr enjoying a bike ride. Photo by Wylie Carr, USFWS>

    Employee spotlight: Dr. Wylie Carr, external affairs

    May 3, 2017 | 2 minute read

    Wylie Carr’s job as a social scientist for conservation is to look at the forests to help save the trees for our children and grandchildren to enjoy. He sees conservation as an inherently biological and social endeavor.  Learn more...

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