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Date published: February 26, 2021

Waterfowl Ecology in Suisun Marsh and the Pacific Flyway

Learn about waterfowl research by scientists at the USGS Western Ecological Research Center.

Date published: February 19, 2021

2020 Year in Review story map

Our scientists work with State fish and wildlife agencies and Federal natural resource agencies, providing them with the science used in management decisions to support sustainable fish and wildlife populations, thus helping to maintain biodiversity, address climate change, and enhance wildlife watching and sustainable use. 

Date published: January 25, 2021

Chronic Wasting Disease Research by the U.S. Geological Survey & Partners

The USGS, the science bureau of the Department of the Interior, conducts wildlife disease surveillance and research to support management of affected species and their habitats. Here you will find information on USGS science addressing Chronic Wasting Disease across the Nation.

Date published: September 4, 2020

Chronic Wasting Disease Map

Reported distribution of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in North America. 

Date published: August 11, 2020

U.S. Wind Turbine Database Viewer

The USWTDB Viewer, created by the USGS Energy Resources Program, lets you visualize, inspect, interact, and download the most current USWTDB through a dynamic web application. The USWTDB Viewer replaces an earlier web application called WindFarm and includes many enhancements made based on comments and suggestions from WindFarm users.

Date published: July 22, 2020

The Dragonfly Mercury Project

Dragonflies were sampled from 100 U.S. national parks, including very remote areas.

Date published: May 14, 2020

RAMPS RestoreNet Sites

RestoreNet is a networked ecological experiment on the cutting-edge of restoration science. The experiment sites span dryland ecoystems of the southwest U.S.

Date published: May 13, 2020

USGS Ecosystems Mission Area

This geonarrative highlights the research coming out of the USGS Ecosystems Mission Area.  

Attribution: Ecosystems
Date published: May 13, 2020

A fatal illness with no vaccine: Chronic Wasting Disease

A geonarrtive that describes USGS research efforts addressing chronic wasting disease, or CWD, which affects white-tailed deer, mule deer, elk, and moose.

Date published: March 12, 2020

Map showing yearly distribution (2007-2019) of Tamarisk Beetle (Diorhabda spp.).

Figure 4. Yearly Distribution (2007-2019) of Tamarisk Beetle (Diorhabda spp.). Annual tamarisk beetle distribution map. Provided by RiversEdge West. 2020. Used with permission from Ben Bloodgood, Program Coordinator.

Date published: February 19, 2020

2019 Year in Review story map

We lead applied research that can provide objective science for the management needs of cooperators and inform decision making. In this story, we have chosen to highlight just a few with select examples of the many management-oriented research projects conducted with our State and Federal partners.

Date published: August 30, 2019

White-Nose Syndrome Occurrence Map

View current and archived maps of white-nose syndrome occurrence by county/district.