United States Fish and Wildlife Service

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Noun1.United States Fish and Wildlife Service - an agency in the Department of the Interior that conserves and protects fish and wildlife and their habitatsUnited States Fish and Wildlife Service - an agency in the Department of the Interior that conserves and protects fish and wildlife and their habitats; assesses the environmental impact of pesticides and nuclear power site and hydroelectric dams and thermal pollution
Department of the Interior, DoI, Interior Department, Interior - the United States federal department charged with conservation and the development of natural resources; created in 1849
bureau, federal agency, government agency, agency, office, authority - an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
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The USFC became the U.S. Bureau of Fisheries (USBF) in 1903, moving into the U.S.
In 1914, the U.S. Bureau of Fisheries (forerunner of the Fish and Wildlife Service) established the first freshwater mussel propagation facility at Fairport, Iowa, in response to the over-harvest of mussel shells for a booming pearl button industry.
She interviewed with the U.S. Bureau of Fisheries in Washington, D.C.
Carson (1907-1964) was a biologist who had a long career with the U.S. Bureau of Fisheries. She was also a successful writer.
Jordan had immediately appointed Gilbert as head of the department in 1891, upon the opening of the university, a position he held for 34 years until he retired in 1925, to be succeeded by Snyder (after the latter's 1-year stint as Director of the U.S. Bureau of Fisheries Laboratory at Woods Hole, Mass.), who served until his own retirement in October 1931(Brittan, 1997).
After earning her Master's degree in biology from Johns Hopkins University, she joined the U.S. Bureau of Fisheries (now the FWS).
Fish Commission was renamed the U.S. Bureau of Fisheries in 1903 and placed in the new Department of Commerce and Labor.
Fish Commission (USFC) and its successor, the U.S. Bureau of Fisheries, as an editor for a commercial fishing trade magazine of the Pacific Northwest, and as a supervisor for companies in the commercial fishing industry.
(14) Elmer Higgins, whose background was relatively unusual in that he was a graduate of the University of Southern California, moved from the state agency to the U.S. Bureau of Fisheries in 1924 where he served in various capacities, including director of the Key West Biological Station in Florida.
Hugh Smith served with the U.S. Bureau of Fisheries for another 13 years after returning from the Philippines, then in 1923 resigned and went to Thailand to study the fishes and fisheries there.
The U.S. Bureau of Fisheries Steamer Albatross, commissioned in 1882, was probably the first large vessel built by any country specifically for marine research(1).
His world view was far ahead of his time, and he urged the U.S. Bureau of Fisheries, successor to the U.S.
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