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USGS
May 19, 2011

Who's Your Mama? Conservation Genetics and At-Risk Species

USGS science supports management, conservation, and restoration of imperiled, at-risk, and endangered species. Endangered Species Day is commemorated in May, and we’re taking some time to find out just how one goes about studying at-risk species and what part cutting-edge technologies can play in helping us do the science that informs managers and policy makers. Catherine

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fish frozen in tubes
March 31, 2011

Frozen fish samples for mercury analysis

Frozen fish samples awaiting mercury analysis

USGS
March 7, 2011

Oregon Songbirds: Singing for Their Supper in Evergreen Forests

In this episode we sit down with USGS wildlife biologist Joan Hagar and discuss her recent study on songbirds in the Pacific Northwest. New research indicates a possible relationship between reductions in the abundance of some species of songbird and reductions in the amount of deciduous trees in evergreen forests. Join us, as we demonstrate how Oregon songbirds sing for

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USGS
November 11, 2010

Unearthing the Secrets Beneath the Forest Floor

There is a black box hidden beneath the forests of the Pacific Northwest, guarding the secrets to why the trees grow so large! The black box is soil, which harbors immense biological diversity and controls the release of water and nutrients that support the life above ground. Join us as Sue Powell interviews USGS ecologist Steve Perakis and discusses his research about the

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Rogue River canyon in southwest Oregon
September 15, 2010

Rogue River canyon in southwest Oregon

Rogue River canyon in southwest Oregon

Idaho giant salamander as seen from above
August 19, 2010

Idaho giant salamander

Idaho giant salamander as seen from above

Rogue River in southern Oregon
August 15, 2010

Blossom Bar on Rogue River in southern Oregon

Blossom Bar on Rogue River in southern Oregon

Image: Brewer's Sparrow Wing
July 11, 2010

Brewer's Sparrow Wing

Brewer's sparrow (Spizella breweri) wing spread close up.

Image: Brewer's Sparrow Close Up
July 11, 2010

Brewer's Sparrow Close Up

Side view of Brewer's sparrow (Spizella breweri) in USGS field worker's hand.

Image: Brewer's Sparrow Back
July 11, 2010

Brewer's Sparrow Back

Back view of Brewer's sparrow (Spizella breweri) in USGS field worker's hand.

Image: Brewer's Sparrow Nest
July 9, 2010

Brewer's Sparrow Nest

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

Image: Brewer's Sparrow Nest
July 9, 2010

Brewer's Sparrow Nest

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