What a year! We are very happy to be part of this amazing community. We have much to be proud of and grateful for as we look back at 2021 and gear up for a fresh new year. Here are some of our many favorite accomplishments and moments of 2021: Starting off the year by
You may remember the beautiful pieces of art that Melinda (Millie) Whipplesmith Plank created in collaboration with Point Blue scientists back in 2020 entitled “Nursery Guardians” and “Hidden Railway” (if not take a look at our previous post here). Well, she did it again! Except this time highlighting some of our coastal work with threatened
Winners announced at the Rangeland Summit on January 24, 2022. The photo contest promotes and shares working rangeland photography and generates original photographs for use by the California Rangeland Conservation Coalition (Coalition), including Point Blue Conservation Science. A panel of photographers will determine 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners based on content and photo quality.
Point Blue was excited to see that, last night, after seven hours of presentations, expert testimony, public comment, and discussion, the California Coastal Commission voted yes (5-3 and with a few minor conditions) to find the Fish and Wildlife Service’s proposal to eradicate invasive mice from the Farallon Islands consistent with the California Coastal act.
We are at a critical moment in safeguarding the future of the Farallon Islands ecosystem and the wildlife that depend on it. The US Fish and Wildlife Service, our partners in managing the islands, have a significant opportunity for ecological restoration: the eradication of the invasive house mouse from the Farallon Islands. Point
Teaming up for Drought Response As Californians work to address the increasing threat of severe drought as part of climate change, Point Blue is playing a critical role in making sure that waterbirds have a voice at the table. Over the last three months, and continuing into this winter, Point Blue, in partnership with The
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