What is Your Land Ethic?
December 12, 2017
A cowbell calls us to order at the Quivira Coalition conference. The hallway that was full of ranchers, farmers, conservationists, scientists, and agency folks empties as everyone flows into the meeting room. This first day starts with a question: what is your land ethic? Each person that steps on stage answers and describes her or
October 28, 2016
Transitions can be hard, especially if you don’t have the proper space to move and change. This is true in life and nature. Point Blue is teaming up with partners to figure out what makes transition zones between marshes and upland around the San Francisco Bay healthy and useful in the face of climate change. Read on to learn more.
New Technology Uncovers New Connections for Conservation
September 23, 2016
The technology to track songbird migration is getting better all the time. We’re taking advantage of that here at Point Blue to make conservation even better. Read on to learn about some surprising results from a recent investigation.
Seabirds: a Window into California’s Marine Protected Areas
April 9, 2016
Seabird research is showing California coastal managers how stretches of the coast can differ in their responses to marine life protections. Read on to learn more.
Learning About a Vital Ecosystem – From Below the Ground Up
December 24, 2015
Point Blue scientists get their hands in the dirt to take the pulse of rangeland ecosystem health.
Monitoring Tidal-Marsh Change
November 13, 2015
Bird studies show that ecosystem restoration works in San Francisco Bay – and is “climate-smart” as sea levels rise.
Human Connections Drive Habitat Conservation
October 19, 2015
A “cross-cultural” ranch tour breaks down barriers and moves people towards solutions
Test Your Bird Knowledge
September 25, 2015
A look at the 2014 year of Point Blue’s 49-year bird-banding data set reveals some surprises!
Breaking the Ice and Making Connections
September 15, 2015
A Point Blue ecologist ponders the parallel struggle between marshes of the SF Bay and the Antarctic Ocean
What’s Lab Got to do With It?
August 28, 2015
An expanded view of science and scientists from a marine lab intern.