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 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.
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.
Manuscript that details the need to enforce the Taylor Grazing Act and how the Federal Forest Service are the best for the job. The main focus is on how over-grazing causes great distress to the local ecology.
Manuscript that ponders whether or not it is justified to exterminate cats that are disrupting a wildlife refuge. The author and Mr. Fairchild observed a trio of cats that caused a bit of mayhem by hunting birds in the refuge.
Manuscript that reveals the previously held belief that all birds migrate south. Through tracking the banded birds, it was discovered that birds seek the areas where food is abundant, regardless of direction. The document describes the discovery that the drop in the bird population was due to the destruction of their breeding grounds.
Manuscript describing the unintentional traps that had been made by telephone wires set up by the California-Oregon Power Company. It greatly affected the ducks in the area of Klamath Falls. The area that is discussed was set up for ducks with a type of botulism so that they could restore themselves back to health.
Manuscript focusing on the American pintail, stating that it is the most common of ducks. Document comments on molting of the male duck after breeding season. Author speculates that this occurs in order to better protect the offspring.
Manuscript that recollects when Governor Clarence D. Martin called out Portland's mayor at the time, Mayor Carson, on the pollution being dumped into the Willamette River. The document goes on to point out how this is a violation of state law. Portland was not the only area affected.
Manuscript campaigning for the federal government to aid in controlling the fish resources of the Sandy River. The author states that the Fish Commission and Game Commission cannot keep up with the demand of maintaining the fish runs. Document provides a condensed history of the river.
Manuscript that focuses on the Corvidae family of birds. The author describes the members of this family as tricky and thieving, but recognizes that they are intelligent. Many are kept as pets and are subjected to the awful practice of tongue splitting.
Manuscript highlighting the important work that worms provide, ploughing and turning soil. Document reports on gender, the worm's sensitivity to light, physical attributes, and the process of procreation.