By Lishka Arata, Senior Communications Coordinator When Melinda Whipplesmith Plank reached out to Point Blue last spring to ask if we were interested in an artist collaboration that would support our conservation work, our immediate answer was an enthusiastic, “Yes!” Millie, as she prefers to be called, is a woodblock print artist based out of
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.
Follow Point Blue Ecologist Matt Reiter’s Spring 2018 journey through Ecuador and Peru to help conserve the areas wetlands through partnership.
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…
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!
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
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.
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.
Point Blue scientists get their hands in the dirt to take the pulse of rangeland ecosystem health.
Bird studies show that ecosystem restoration works in San Francisco Bay – and is “climate-smart” as sea levels rise.
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