Western Ecological Research Center

Education

WERC's scientists study the diverse ecosystems of California and Nevada. Follow our science and projects through this Outreach page, and learn more about your local landscape with our library of Outreach handouts and blog entries. Thanks for joining us!

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October 28, 2016

WERC Newsletters

USGS Western Ecological Research Center newsletters ran from 2012 to early 2016. Explore the archives for exciting information on projects, events, and news interviews involving our scientists.

October 28, 2016

Research Handouts

USGS Western Ecological Research Center compiles one-page handouts on WERC scientists' projects involving high-profile topics like renewable energy, drought, climate change, and more. These handouts are perfect for conferences and meetings with partners and resource managers. 

October 28, 2016

Stories from the Field

Follow our scientists into the midst of thousand-year-old trees, the blistering heat of the Mojave Desert, the high reaches of the Sierra Nevada, and many other environments across California, Nevada, and abroad. 

October 27, 2016

Outreach Coloring Sheets

Our center has prepared wildlife coloring sheets for the classroom and field trips. Please click on our "Science" tab to see a list of the coloring sheets available to you.