New proposed actions out of Washington, DC seriously threaten the collaborative progress we’ve made to protect seabirds, marine mammals, and the ocean. The good news is that, with your help, we’ll continue carrying out our critical research and stewardship, even as government funding is on hold. Read on to learn how to help.
By Ellie Cohen | January 11, 2018
What do 3,180 students, 102,181 acres of agricultural land, and over one billion scientific observation have in common? Read on to find out!
By Ellie Cohen | January 9, 2018
A cowbell calls us to order at the Quivira Coalition conference. The hallway that was full of ranchers, farmers, conservationists, scientists, and agency folks empties as everyone flows into the meeting room. This first day starts with a question: what is your land ethic? Each person that steps on stage answers and describes her or […]
By Kelly Garbach | December 12, 2017
Transitions can be hard, especially if you don’t have the proper space to move and change. This is true in life and nature. Point Blue is teaming up with partners to figure out what makes transition zones between marshes and upland around the San Francisco Bay healthy and useful in the face of climate change. Read on to learn more.
By Lishka Arata | October 28, 2016
The technology to track songbird migration is getting better all the time. We’re taking advantage of that here at Point Blue to make conservation even better. Read on to learn about some surprising results from a recent investigation.
By Nat Seavy | September 23, 2016
Seabird research is showing California coastal managers how stretches of the coast can differ in their responses to marine life protections. Read on to learn more.
By Claire Peaslee | April 9, 2016
Point Blue scientists get their hands in the dirt to take the pulse of rangeland ecosystem health.
By Claire Peaslee | December 24, 2015
Bird studies show that ecosystem restoration works in San Francisco Bay – and is “climate-smart” as sea levels rise.
By Jason Gregg | November 13, 2015
A “cross-cultural” ranch tour breaks down barriers and moves people towards solutions
By Tiffany Russell | October 19, 2015
A look at the 2014 year of Point Blue’s 49-year bird-banding data set reveals some surprises!
By Claire Peaslee | September 25, 2015
A Point Blue ecologist ponders the parallel struggle between marshes of the SF Bay and the Antarctic Ocean
By Megan Elrod | September 15, 2015
An expanded view of science and scientists from a marine lab intern.
By Jose Basaldua | August 28, 2015
A curious intern investigates the family tree of one long-lived songbird.
By Candace Stenzel | August 14, 2015
Take a marine research cruise with a Point Blue graduate student.
By Ryan Hartnett | August 4, 2015
Gaining perspective on wetland management in California’s Central Valley
By Lishka Arata | July 9, 2015
Science, Good Management, and Good Neighbors = Healthy Owl Population
By Melissa Pitkin | June 11, 2015
The complexity and creativity of recovering a species in the San Francisco Bay
By Jody Holzworth | May 22, 2015
Results show the Pacifica whale died from a ship strike
By Ryan Berger | May 12, 2015
A new study shows more diversity of Sierra forest habitat is needed around spotted owl reserves