Stewardship

Photos offering examples of Midway Stewardship –
Photos after year 2002 offer examples of stewardship
while directly managed by the Wildlife Service.
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GAO Report – June 2, 2016 – Galley Now Scheduled For Demolition
The galley was constructed in 1957 as part of the buildup of Midway Atoll’s naval air station during the Cold War. The building was in use by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service until 2004. Agency officials said that the building is not in use and that the agency plans to demolish the building.
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Photo Credit – GAO Auditors – April 2015
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Photo Credit – GAO Auditors – April 2015
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Photo Credit – GAO Auditors – April – 2015

The Station Theater –
Eligible for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places

The theater was designed by the architect Albert Kahn and constructed before the Battle of Midway during World War II. It is eligible for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials said that the theater is not in use. Six murals were removed from the theater and sent to the Pacific Aviation Museum for preservation and display.
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Inside The Station Theater – April -2015
Photo Credit – GAO Auditors
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GAO Report – June 2, 2016 – Stated – “Cable Houses – Eligible for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places
The mess hall was built by the Commercial Pacific Cable Company in 1903 for the employees who operated the relay stations for the first trans-Pacific telegraph line. It is eligible for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials said that the building is not in use and cannot be restored.”
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Photo Credit – GAO Auditors – April 2015
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Photo Credit – GAO Auditors – April 2015
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Photo Credit – GAO Auditors – 2015
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Click Here to read about the Fuel Spill

At a 2014 Oversight Hearing, Committee Chairman-Fleming requested the USFWS pause 10 Years with plans to demolish the Fuel Farm at Midway – Instead, it was demolished in September of 2015.
Click Here to view Oversight Hearing Video



The Fuel Farm was key to an Affordable Visitor Program

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Both Racketball Courts are now abandoned and off-limits, due to no maintenance.

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