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Point Blue's 160 scientists develop nature-based solutions to climate change, habitat loss, and other environmental threats to benefit wildlife and people.

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Avery Hellman, Director, Point Blue Board

For me, working lands represent the greatest opportunity for a shift towards better conservation, and that’s why Point Blue’s working lands programs make me the most excited. It’s amazing to me that Point Blue has transcended typical boundaries in conservation to collaborate with farmers and ranchers, ensuring that this important work gets done. I wanted to be involved in Point Blue because I found hope as well as integrity in the work they do. Their mission aligned deeply with the environmental work I find to be of the utmost importance, but I also see that they focus on being effective. What I love about Point Blue is that they bring out the best in me as a rancher and as a board member.

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What's Happening

Science Stories, Episode 3

Did you miss Episode 3 of Science Stories from Palomarin? No problem. You can access a recording of this stimulating conversation about habitat and bird community change on our Palomarin Field Station Data Explorer landing page.

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Farms, Feathers, and Fins

A recent Grist article highlighted our work through the Migratory Birds Conservation Partnership (Audubon CA, The Nature Conservancy in California, farmers, and government agencies) to create innovative solutions that benefit wildlife and people.

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Community College Conservation Internship

This internship aims to empower Black, Indigenous, and other students of color to see themselves as environmentalists with agency to inform how their community spaces should be experienced. Applications open April 1, informational webinar April 9.

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Disturbance Benefits

Mechanical treatments, prescribed fire, and mixed-severity fire can be complementary tools to restore resilient forests and conserve biodiversity. Learn more in our recently published study.

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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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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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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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Teach others about a variety of science and conservation topics.

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