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.
How can long-term bird data help us track a changing climate? Find out with Point Blue’s Nadav Nur and former SF State grad student Rae Goodman-Lucker in episode 2 of "Science Stories from Palomarin."
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In a recent study, we investigated the effects of a historic drought period on shorebirds in California’s Central Valley and nearby coastal regions of San Francisco Bay and Point Reyes.
We have joined a country-led effort seeking to change the dynamics of land degradation in Latin America and the Caribbean. The goal: protect and restore 20 million hectares of forests, farms, pasture, and other landscapes by 2020.
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