Madilyn Jarman

DOI budget request boosts energy, cuts wildlife

President Trump’s 2019 executive budget proposal calls for less funding for the Interior Department and emphasizes department spending on energy development, infrastructure improvements and improving public access to federal lands, with fewer dollars directed toward

Conservation News

JWM: Hungry ghost crabs may haunt plover nests

Imperiled piping plover (Charadrius melodus) populations have been gradually growing since the species gained federal protection over three decades ago, but in North Carolina, they’re rearing the fewest fledglings. Researchers recently identified some unexpected probable

Dana Kobilinsky

Study finds songbirds impacted by fracking

Louisiana waterthrushes (Parkesia motacilla), which specialize in nesting habitat among forested streams, are negatively impacted by nearby shale gas development, according to new research. In a study published in The Condor: Ornithological Applications, researchers looked