Geographical Location: Western

July 25, 2023

Researchers solve mystery behind butterfly’s extinction

Was the Xerces blue butterfly its own species?

June 30, 2023

Red tide leads to hundreds of sick and dying dolphins and sea lions in California 

An algae bloom is poisoning the marine mammals

June 21, 2023

Survival of ‘akikiki may come down to good mate choice

Captive breeding program is finding ways to improve the success of program for endangered Hawaiian honeycreepers

June 20, 2023

Lack of genetic diversity may put Channel Island foxes at risk

The foxes have come back from the brink of extinction, but their genetic diversity remains low

June 15, 2023

Rare wolverine spotted in California

It’s only the second confirmed wolverine seen in the state in the past century

June 6, 2023

TWS2022: Backcountry skiing pushes out endangered bighorns

Bighorns avoid backcountry ski areas during the winter

June 1, 2023

Hawaiian beach reopens after seal pup weans

The pup was the fourth Hawaiian monk seal born on the popular beach in recent years

May 30, 2023

Black-backed woodpecker model informs fire management decisions

Black-backed woodpeckers prefer a mosaic of burns after a fire

May 9, 2023

Do cougars affect ecosystems by preying on feral donkeys?

Donkey activity patterns may affect vegetation around desert wetlands

May 8, 2023

For high-elevation squirrels, climate alone won’t decide their future

A variety of conditions affect how species might respond to environmental change due to differences in their ecological niches