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There is always something news worthy happening at the Fort Collins Science Center. Read below about the latest studies our scientists are involved in, new advances in our fields of study, and topics that affect all of our lives.

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Saline Lakes Stakeholder Workshop Meeting Materials

In fall 2022, the Saline Lakes Team held three two-day virtual workshops to identify stakeholder science priorities for the Great Basin terminal lakes...

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Friday's Findings - November 18 2022

Title: USGS Science Support of Bi-National Efforts to Restore Riparian Ecosystems in the Colorado River Delta

Speaker(s): Patrick B. Shafroth...

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Environmental Impacts on Space Use of Mohave Ground Squirrels

Mohave ground squirrels are small rodents native to the western Mojave Desert of California and are listed as threatened under the California...

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The North American tree-ring fire-scar network

This article is part of the Fall 2022 issue of the Earth Science Matters Newsletter.

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Creatures of the Night: The Frightening Threats to Bats

Bats play important roles in ecosystems around the world, but bat populations are at risk from disease, development, and more. USGS scientists are...

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Diverse Aging Rates in Ectotherms Provide Insights for the Evolution of Aging and Longevity

Amphibians and reptiles, particularly turtles and tortoises, are well-known examples of animals with long lifespans. A team of international...

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Saving Salamanders: Vital to Ecosystem Health

Amphibians—the big-eyed, swimming-crawling-jumping-climbing group of water and land animals that includes frogs, toads, salamanders and worm-like...

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Friday's Findings - May 6, 2022

Date: May 6, 2022 from 2:00-2:30 p.m. Eastern time

Speaker: Ellis Q. Margolis, USGS Fort Collins Science Center, New Mexico Landscapes Field...

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Ecologist recognized by the Ecological Society of America for long and distinguished service and contributions to the scientific community

The Ecological Society of America has awarded Jill S. Baron, Research Ecologist at Fort Collins Science Center and Director of John Wesley Powell...

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Release of Invasive Annual Grass (IAG) Spatial Dataset Compilation and Synthesis Products

A compilation of spatial data products and synthesis resources has been released. These information transfer resources support land managers and...

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New Research Verifies Invasive Tegu Lizards Adaptable to Various Climates

Invasive tegu lizards from South America are currently established in four locations in Florida and negatively impact native, ground-nesting animals...

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Friday's Findings - February 25 2022

Date: February 25, 2022, from 2-2:30 p.m. eastern time

Speakers: 
John M. Mola, Mendenhall Postdoctoral Fellow, Fort Collins Science Center 
Ian...

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