Melanie Madden, a USGS biologist, releases an adult golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) near Barrett Reservoir in southern California.
Seeking new ways to study elusive, endangered species like pandas, condors, and sea cows, WERC ecologists are looking up in the sky and down into the sea—and into the third dimension.
What factors drive home loss and habitat loss from southern California’s perennial wildfires?
Providing data for BOEM managers, WERC conducted surveys of seabird and marine mammal biodiversity and ocean habitats spanning California, Oregon and Washington.
Research led by Pete Coates is helping Nevadans and the BLM discover management options that balance habitat conservation, mineral and energy development, and rangeland use.
Proposed renewable energy project Footprints may overlap with evolutionary hotspots in the Mojave Desert. Read more in this Publication Brief for Resource Managers.