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

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In a recently published study, FORT scientists and collaborators synthesize data from 26,729 post-burn vegetation plots to determine the effects of fire and climate on non-native plant invasion

This publication examined patterns and predictors of non-native plant invasion following fire across the western United States by synthesizing data...

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FORT Research Wildlife Biologist Kate Schoenecker will represent the U.S. Geological Survey, as one of five DOI agencies participating in the DOI Bison Working Group Shared Stewardship meetings

The envisioned Shared Stewardship Strategy seeks to establish a comprehensive framework for American bison restoration, including strengthening long...

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FORT researchers publish annotated bibliography of science on the invasive annual grass, medusahead

This recently published USGS Open-File Report compiles and summarizes 211 research products about medusahead (Taeniatherum caput-medusae) published...

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Charismatic Wildlife and the Charismatic Women who Study Them

USGS celebrates the International Day of Women and Girls in Science by featuring five fascinating animals and five phenomenal female scientists who...

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USGS and partners publish the second in a series of structured science syntheses: the effects of culverts on stream habitat connectivity

USGS is working with federal land management agencies to develop a series of structured science syntheses to support analyses that agencies conduct to...

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FORT scientists share expertise at the Society for Range Management 2024 Annual Meeting

The theme of this year's meeting is "Change on the Range."  It will take place in Sparks Nevada, from January 28 — February 1, 2024. 

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New guidelines for successful oil and gas reclamation

The report provides specific and comprehensive reclamation guidance for surface oil and gas exploration and development. 

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FORT biologists and collaborators find that conservation of greater sage-grouse habitat may partially conserve habitat for other species of concern

Greater sage-grouse are often considered an umbrella species, or a species whose conservation indirectly protects other species within the umbrella...

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FORT Hydrologist Jonathan Friedman to co-present research on hydrology of the Green River

On January 30, Jonathan Friedman (FORT) and Dusty Perkins (NPS) will present research by NPS and FORT scientists (including Chris Holmquist-Johnson...

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FORT scientists present research at the Integrated Monitoring in Bird Conservation Regions (IMBCR) 15th Annual Partners Meeting

Biologists Adrian Monroe and Nick Van Lanen are giving presentations on two projects at the Integrated Monitoring in Bird Conservation Regions (IMBCR)...

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FORT ecologist Ian Pearse organizes workshop to support monitoring of an endangered bumble bee.

FORT ecologist Ian Pearse organized a workshop with the US Fish and Wildlife Service (Jan 9-11) to develop a monitoring program for the endangered...

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New study from FORT social scientists and collaborators describes perceived constraints of the U.S. public to participating in wildlife-related recreation

A new paper out in the Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism describes the self-determined constraints of the U.S. public to participating in...

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