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The bush-tit

Manuscript describing a bush-tit, most notably feeding behavior.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Williamson's whitefish

Manuscript in which the author relays the other names Williamson's whitefish is known by and a general opinion of the fish.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Proper care of fish

Short manuscript that implores the reader to be aware of the proper way to clean a fish after it has been caught.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Dolly Varden trout

Manuscript discussing where the Dolly Varden trout can be found and the nuisance it is in Oregon waters.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Consider the salmon

Manuscript calling for the preservation of the Columbia River as a salmon stream. The river is proposed to have additional dams added which would interrupt the salmon.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Trout

Manuscript depicting the importance of trout, especially for farming communities. Goes on to protest the implementation of non-native fish, especially the Loch Leven trout.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

The black bear

Manuscript describing the process a mother black bear goes through when birthing and rearing her offspring.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Tiniest soul in feathers

Manuscript describing hummingbirds, including the behavior of the male bird and physical descriptions of nestlings.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

The thrush family

Manuscript that lists a few of the different species of thrushes and robins in this family. Author notes that the robin is two inches longer than the thrush. Descriptions of the birds include scientific names, physical characteristics, and locations.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Bush-tit

A rough draft of "Bush-tit." The last page appears to belong to another manuscript.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Nature lover and the hunter

Manuscript that raises the issues of hunting and wildlife conservation in America. The document is framed as an imagined conversation between naturalists and hunting sportsmen.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Sanctuaries for waterfowl

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.

Averill, Edgar F., 1881-1955

Trapping and transplanting beaver

Manuscript describing the process of transplanting beavers when they are negatively affecting their environment. The author details the process as well as the advantages this process has on the beaver population.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Habits and history of the beaver

Manuscript in which the author corrects the perception that beavers are more valuable as pelts rather than members of ecological society. Extolls the idea that beavers should just be put back in the right place rather than killing them.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

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