The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's National Digital Library is a searchable collection of selected images, historical artifacts, audio clips, publications, and video and that are in the public domain.
Topical areas include:
Birds and Bird Management
Includes bird species identification, monitoring techniques, harvested and non-harvested management, environmental assessments, and avian diseases.
Topics in ecology, geosciences, hydrology, physics, energy, climate change, containment prevention, identification and assessment as well as cleanup and resource restoration.
Related to fish and fisheries management.
Habitats and Landscapes
Includes specific habitat types and non-refuge scenics.
Images of historic and archival objects and activities.
Includes all spineless animals from simple organisms such as sponges and flatworms to complex animals such as arthropods and mollusks.
Plant species documentation and imagery. Includes endangered and threatened plants.
International and national wildlife trade regulation and activities, protection of critical habitat from environmental contamination, patrolling of habitats, inspection and seizures.
Includes items that relate to all recreational activities including hunting and fishing.
Training and Education Outreach
Images of training activities from all FWS programs as well as outreach events.
All species specific items are collected including endangered wildlife.
Includes wildlife refuge scenics, refuge activities, management documents, and items of historic interest.
September 13, 2010