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Melanie Madden, a USGS biological science technician, releases an adult golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) near Barrett Reservoir in southern California. 
 --Photographer: USGS

Golden eagle release

Melanie Madden, a USGS biologist, releases an adult golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) near Barrett Reservoir in southern California.

New Model Estimates Wildlife Home Ranges in 3-D

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.

Screenshot of USGS Living with Fire movie

How to Live with Wildfires in Southern California

What factors drive home loss and habitat loss from southern California’s perennial wildfires?

Fin Whale --Photographer: Jonathan Felis/USGS

Pacific Continental Shelf Environmental Assessment (PaCSEA)

Providing data for BOEM managers, WERC conducted surveys of seabird and marine mammal biodiversity and ocean habitats spanning California, Oregon and Washington.

  --Photographer: Tatiana Gettelman

A Nevada State Map of Greater Sage-Grouse Habitat

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.

Genetic hotspots map of Mojave Desert --Photographer: USGS

Renewable Energy Project Footprints in the Mojave

Proposed renewable energy project Footprints may overlap with evolutionary hotspots in the Mojave Desert. Read more in this Publication Brief for Resource Managers.

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