27 June 2020

A deeper look at biodiversity in California

I started my internship with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife (FWS) Service in May 2020 as a part of a collaboration between the FWS and Hispanic Access Foundation (HAF).
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26 June 2020

Bakersfield Cactus Meets OHV: Conflict in Conservation Featured

On a Tuesday afternoon, I chatted over the phone with Ellen Cypher, expert and lover of the endangered Bakersfield cactus, a stem succulent that is endemic to the Bakersfield area of southern California. I was…
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26 June 2020

Conservation in a Biodiversity Hotspot

Buenas yan håfa adai! (Greetings and hello in Chamorro) My name is Laura Gombar and I will be spending my summer working with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in Guam through the Directorate Fellowship…
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26 June 2020

Project Flyway: An Unconventional Rodent Problem

Every fall, billions of birds take off on an incredible journey to escape the chill of winter. They travel to warmer climates to wait out the cold months, then head back home once spring arrives.…
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25 June 2020

Greater Sage-grouse and West Nile Virus

The greater sage-grouse is an iconic bird of the sagebrush-steppe ecosystem in the western United States that is best known for the males’ dance moves during the spring breeding season (https://youtu.be/cLnbiTkj1TQ). Historically, the sage-grouse occupied…
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25 June 2020

DIrectorate Fellows Program: Bumble Bee Edition

This summer, I am working with wildlife biologists and botanists from the Yreka Fish and Wildlife Office in Northern California. Although due to COVID-19, I am working from home in Denver, CO, my project has…
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