Dana Kobilinsky

Bark beetle outbreaks benefit wild bees

While bark beetle outbreaks can be problematic for western forests, they may actually be a boon to wild bee populations. “These large natural disturbances should not be perceived as completely negative,” said Seth Davis, an

Conservation News

Marmot survival changes with the seasons

Yellow-bellied marmots in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains experience higher survival rates during the summer than in the winter as the climate changes. Researchers often use mark-recapture analyses to help them estimate annual survival rates for longer-lived