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Image description: Meet and talk with scientists, weather forecasters and hurricane hunter pilots and others who work to understand our environment, protect life and property, and conserve and protect natural resources at NOAA’s open house.
The event will be Saturday, Feb. 15, at NOAA’s location in Silver Spring, Md. 
There will be free activities, including engaging guest presentations, interactive exhibits, and hands-on activities for ages 5 and up, and early birds get a chance to take a tour of the National Weather Service’s Operations Center and NOAA Exploration Command Center.   
Find more details.

Image description: Meet and talk with scientists, weather forecasters and hurricane hunter pilots and others who work to understand our environment, protect life and property, and conserve and protect natural resources at NOAA’s open house.

The event will be Saturday, Feb. 15, at NOAA’s location in Silver Spring, Md. 

There will be free activities, including engaging guest presentations, interactive exhibits, and hands-on activities for ages 5 and up, and early birds get a chance to take a tour of the National Weather Service’s Operations Center and NOAA Exploration Command Center.   

Find more details.

Image description: Ever wonder why planes and ships supposedly go missing in the mysterious Bermuda Triangle? NOAA explains some of the potential causes.

Image description: Ever wonder why planes and ships supposedly go missing in the mysterious Bermuda Triangle? NOAA explains some of the potential causes.

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From U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services:

The endangered pallid sturgeon is a dinosaur among fish. Not only is it big, growing up to 80 pounds, it has bony plates instead of scales. Get more endangered species facts.Photo: Pallid Sturgeon (Courtesy of Sam Stukel/South Dakota Game and Parks)

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From U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services:

The endangered pallid sturgeon is a dinosaur among fish. Not only is it big, growing up to 80 pounds, it has bony plates instead of scales. Get more endangered species facts.

Photo: Pallid Sturgeon (Courtesy of Sam Stukel/South Dakota Game and Parks)

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From the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service:

Love polar bears? You’re not alone!
Today’s throwback pic was taken back in 2009 by one of our employees involved with our polar bear program.
The primary objective of this program is to ensure that polar bear populations in Alaska remain a healthy, functioning component of the Bering, Chukchi, and Beaufort seas ecosystems.
Get details about our program here … and find more polar bear images here.
Photo: One of our biologists works with a tranquilized bear on the ice, 2009. (Karyn Rhode/USFWS)

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From the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service:

Love polar bears? You’re not alone!

Today’s throwback pic was taken back in 2009 by one of our employees involved with our polar bear program.

The primary objective of this program is to ensure that polar bear populations in Alaska remain a healthy, functioning component of the Bering, Chukchi, and Beaufort seas ecosystems.

Get details about our program here … and find more polar bear images here.

Photo: One of our biologists works with a tranquilized bear on the ice, 2009. (Karyn Rhode/USFWS)

Image description: USGS hydrologic technician Bob Reaves collects streamflow measurements from the cableway at the USGS streamgage on the Snake River near Moran, WY. 
Photo from the U.S. Geological Survey

Image description: USGS hydrologic technician Bob Reaves collects streamflow measurements from the cableway at the USGS streamgage on the Snake River near Moran, WY. 


Photo from the U.S. Geological Survey