Manuscript that champions the idea of additional sanctuaries for birds and animals. The document mentions what efforts President Theodore Roosevelt made before retiring from office. The document also highlights a number of refuges in the United States.
Manuscript depicting a pair of water ouzels. Jack Horn from the United States Forest Service watched as one bird threw nest materials into the water, similar to how loggers toss in logs, making the transportation of materials easier. The author of the document goes on to say few people are familiar with the song of the ouzel. The author also gives the reader details about the bird's appearance and that another pair could be spotted at Multnomah Falls.
Correspondence from S. B. Locke, Conservation Director of the Izaak Walton League, discussing resolutions adopted by the organization's 13th Annual Convention on April 13, 1935. Resolution topics include opposition to the construction of the Grand Coulee and Bonneville Dams, construction of sewage disposal plants, and a closed season on migratory waterfowl.
Document focuses include changes to Migratory Bird Treaty Act, waterfowl conditions, and extent of hunting seasons. Additional focuses include homesteading issues on wildlife refuges and hunting practices, including baiting.