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Below are our most recent NOROCK and USGS News items. If you are with the media, please contact Todd Wojtowicz, communications biologist, at twojtowicz@usgs.gov with any media or outreach requests.

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Friday's Findings - February 10 2023

Title: Big Avalanches in a Changing Climate: Snow Avalanche and Climate Relationships Across Multiple Climate Types

Speaker: Erich Peitzsch...

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USGS Snow and Avalanche Research in the News

USGS Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center snow and avalanche scientists are asked by the media to comment on a wide variety of topics including...

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Climate change and pesticides imperil a once common pollinator

BOZEMAN, Mont. — The western bumble bee was once common in western North America, but increasing temperatures, drought, and pesticide use have...

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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law investments combine science and technology to track biological threats in US waters

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Geological Survey announced today it has signed a cooperative agreement with the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, or...

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Beautiful geonarrative published about decades old USGS Benchmark Glacier Project

A new, beautiful geonarrative titled “The Glacier-Climate Connection” describes the USGS Benchmark Glacier Project— one of the longest running studies...

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Friday's Findings - October 28th 2022

Title: Ecohydrology: Integrated Science to Support Species, Ecosystems, and People Under Future Climate Change

Date: October 28th at 2:00 pm...

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Innovative Paleoclimate Methods

The Climate Research & Development Program (Climate R&D) in the Ecosystems Mission Area (EMA) covers a tremendous breadth of topics important to...

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Warmer water could cool Montana’s trout fishing economy

BOZEMAN, Mont. – Despite decades of resiliency, climate change may put Montana’s popular trout fisheries at risk, according to a study published today...

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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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They Do That, Too? Relatable Experiences for Mommas (and Momma-figures) of All Species

Becoming a mother makes you do surprising (and sometimes gross) things. Don’t worry – you're not alone! Here are a few ways that motherhood creates...

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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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April Showers may Bring May Flowers, but Winter Snow is Water in the Bank

The type of precipitation falling from the sky matters, especially for delicate mountain ecosystems.

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