A new online tool was just launched with nearly 100 beneficial management practices aimed at ranchers, conservation organizations, government, and academic institutions in North America. Ranging from local techniques to national and continental approaches, the tool contains a wealth of practical and innovative ideas for conserving and restoring native grasslands and boosting the economic stability
As part of the NCA process, the principal investigators of the Southwest Climate Science Center prepared a technical report and synthesis of current and projected climate change impacts specific to the southwest, entitled Assessment of Climate Change in the Southwest United States.
The USDA Forest Service Climate Change Resource Center (CCRC) is developing an education program to provide accessible information on climate change science. They are creating three comprehensive education modules that are based on the best available science. Many have interactive features which allow users to take control of their learning experience. There are also opportunities
The American Oystercatcher is a large and charismatic shorebird that lives on sandy beaches, islands, and coastal wetlands of the temperate and subtropical zones of the Western Hemisphere.
The 2014 Statewide Tricolored Blackbird Survey will take place on April 18-20, 2014. The triennial statewide survey is the primary means used to monitor California’s tricolored blackbird population. It was originally developed by Ted Beedy and the late William Hamilton in the 1990s and has helped to gauge the trend in the population. For example, the
Paton’s Birder’s Haven, southeast Arizona’s mecca for thousands of birders worldwide, is now Tucson Audubon’s Paton Center for Hummingbirds.