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Arroyo toads are disappearing from former range

Arroyo toads’ have seemingly weathered long-term drought in California, but the desert specialists are still disappearing from some of their former wetland breeding sites. The arroyo toad (Anaxyrus californicus) is only found in California in

Conservation News

Bird numbers change with the weather

Climate change — and the frequent and intense extreme weather it can bring —  influences some birds differently than others. In a study published in Global Change Biology, researchers tapped into a wealth of bird

Conservation News

Wildlife in the ‘slow lanes’

An associate professor of landscape and fire ecology at Oregon State University, Meg Krawchuk tries to remain hyper-aware of fire patterns wherever she goes. As a fire ecologist, one of the things she says she