Habitat Conservation
forest, © Lindsay Kaun

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Peter Nelson
Director Federal Lands Program

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Polar bear, © Tom Schneider
Conservation Issue
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Fact Sheet
Called "skunk bear" by the Blackfeet Indians, the wolverine is the largest terrestrial member of the weasel family. It has a broad head, small eyes and short rounded ears.
Green Sea Turtle, Photo: NOAA
Learn More
Cape Hatteras National Seashore is one of our nation’s treasures. It’s a place where people can enjoy the beach and wildlife can safely live and raise their young. But it wasn’t always this way.