Scientist Spotlight: Mike Johns
October 10, 2018
Mike Johns is the newest member of our Farallon Program. He officially joined the team as a biologist in 2014, but interned on the island with us in 2012. We asked Mike what his favorite part of his job is, what accomplishments he’s most proud of so far, and what he’s looking forward to. Q:
Working with Ranchers to Heal the Land
October 10, 2018
Great things are happening in the remote northeastern corner of California. Water tables are rising. Read on to learn more about a recent trip to Lassen County where we visited with ranchers who are leading the way in mixing conservation and traditional ranching practices to improve the health of the land.
A Beautiful New Way to Connect
July 18, 2018
Thanks for visiting our brand new website! We’ve improved how we communicate our science impact to you. Please take a look around and tell us what you think! Since our founding in 1965, Point Blue has grown in geographic reach from the Point Reyes National Seashore to an international reach that stretches from Alaska to
Collaborative Accomplishments: 1999-2018
June 25, 2018
I often describe Point Blue as having 3 names: first name “science,” middle name “partnership” and last name “family!” Following is a list of just some of our many collaborative accomplishments since 1999 that demonstrate these essential qualities. And in case you missed it, please read a personal note from me about my upcoming transition here. –Ellie
To Everything There is a Season: CEO Ellie Cohen Leaving After Two Decades of Transformational Achievements
June 18, 2018
Personal Note from Ellie Collaborative Accomplishments 1999 – 2018 Letter from our Board [See also Inspiration and Gratitude for October 20, 2018 “Thank You Ellie” Celebration, with Video and Photo links; and Point Blue CEO position announcement] Dear friends, After almost 20 years at the helm of Point Blue, I have decided to step down
Congratulations to our 2018 Award Winners!
June 15, 2018
We are deeply grateful to all of our partners. See who got special recognition at this year’s Point Blue Annual Meeting.
Boots on the Ground in South America
May 17, 2018
Follow Point Blue Ecologist Matt Reiter’s Spring 2018 journey through Ecuador and Peru to help conserve the areas wetlands through partnership.
50 years on the Farallones–and still counting!
April 3, 2018
Exactly fifty years ago today Point Blue scientists officially began our research program on the Farallon Islands, 27 miles west of San Francisco. When our boat landed…
Threats to the Farallones! We need your help!
January 11, 2018
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.
Hope, Science, and Passion: 2017 and 2018 highlights
January 9, 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!