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Upper Whitehorse Creek stream drying
August 22, 2014

Upper Whitehorse Creek stream water runs underground

A crew surveys Upper Whitehorse Creek in SE Oregon and finds a stretch of stream that dries up, or runs underground. 

A woman and a man stand under a solar trough
July 24, 2014

Researchers at Solar site

USGS Manuela Huso and FWS Chris Nicolai at solar trough facility. A solar trough reflects the sun's rays towards a solar collector.

Northern spotted owl grabbing a mouse off a branch
July 2, 2014

Spotted Owl

Northern spotted owls (Strix occidentalis caurina) are mostly non-migratory, long-lived birds whose populations have declined in mature forests of western North America.

Northern spotted owl perched on a tree branch
July 2, 2014

Spotted Owl

Northern spotted owls (Strix occidentalis caurina) are mostly non-migratory, long-lived birds whose populations have declined in mature forests of western North America.

truck and camper trailer Onaqui SageStep field site
April 28, 2014

Onaqui SageStep field site, field camp

Field site truck and trailer at the Onaqui SageStep field site, field camp

3 Month Old Sagebrush Seedling
March 17, 2014

3 Month Old Sagebrush Seedling

Sagebrush seedlings grown at Birds of Prey National Conservation Area before outplanting to sites at BOP NCA in Nov 2012 in sites previously burned in wildfire summer 2012

Image: Brewer's Sparrow Chicks
June 25, 2013

Brewer's Sparrow Chicks

 Brewer's sparrow (Spizella breweri) chicks in nest, Steens Mountain, SE Oregon.

Image: Brewer's Sparrow Chicks
June 25, 2013

Brewer's Sparrow Chicks

Brewer's sparrow (Spizella breweri) chicks in nest, Steens Mountain, SE Oregon.

Image: Brewer's Sparrow Chicks
June 25, 2013

Brewer's Sparrow Chicks

Brewer's sparrow (Spizella breweri) chicks in nest, Steens Mountain, SE Oregon.

Image: Brewer's Sparrow Chicks
June 25, 2013

Brewer's Sparrow Chicks

Brewer's sparrow (Spizella breweri) chicks and egg in nest, Steens Mountain, SE Oregon.

Image: Brewer's Sparrow Chicks
June 25, 2013

Brewer's Sparrow Chicks

Brewer's sparrow (Spizella breweri) chicks and egg in nest, Steens Mountain, SE Oregon.