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Kat Taylor and TomKat Ranch
"Growing up in California, spending most of my time out-of-doors, I was raised in a nature ethic. I understand that we live within natural resource and ecological limits, and we have to tend to the planet that is so gracious to host us. That’s why at TomKat Ranch we partner with Point Blue to create a 'learning laboratory.' Here beef cattle graze on grasses and pastures only. At the same time, the soil ecosystem grows healthier. This is 'ecological ranching' where cattle are used to improve biodiversity above and below the ground. Point Blue's scientists and data help us understand what’s going on. I'm proud to be a supporting partner with them."

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Wired in the Wild

Our newest Point Blue Quarterly is now available. From the next generation of wildlife trackers to seals from space to unlocking the secrets of soil, this issue is jam packed with high tech conservation science.

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41st Annual Rich Stallcup Bird-A-Thon

Bird-A-Thon will take place from September 15 – October 15. During this time period, identify and record as many bird species as you can, either by sight or sound and have your friends, family, and community members sponsor you to benefit Point Blue.

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Science News

Read our latest science news, featuring Alba Estrada López as a rising leader, Dr. Kristen Dybala as a model scientist, Tom Gardali as an honorably recognized conservationist, and much more.

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Farallon Islands Restoration

Point Blue is proud to have contributed original science to support the US Fish and Wildlife Service’s proposal to eradicate invasive house mice from the Farallon Islands. Read about progress in our latest blog post.

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Smarter Conservation Solutions

Sharing our conservation resources and knowledge and providing our partners with valuable conservation tools is essential to Point Blue’s mission.

Farming & Ranching

Be a steward of the land without sacrificing your bottom line.

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Management

Improve conservation outcomes and guide conservation investment priorities.

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Nature Stewardship

Identify, understand, and help birds and other animals at home and while out enjoying nature.

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Research

Use our science. Browse our library of briefs and more than 2,000 peer-reviewed scientific articles, book chapters, and reports.

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Teaching

Teach others about a variety of science and conservation topics.

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