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Below are multimedia (photos, graphics, audio, and video) associated with the Ecosystems Mission Area.  

Be certain to check out Outstanding in the Field, an original podcast series that tells stories about our science, our adventures, and our efforts to better understand fish and wildlife and the ecosystems that support them.  

Images

Desert marigold (Baileya multiradiata) blooming in a monitoring quadrat at a RestoreNet site
Desert marigold (Baileya multiradiata) blooming in a monitoring quadrat at a RestoreNet site
Desert marigold (Baileya multiradiata) blooming in a monitoring quadrat at a RestoreNet site
Desert marigold (Baileya multiradiata) blooming in a monitoring quadrat at a RestoreNet site

Desert marigold (Baileya multiradiata) blooming in a monitoring quadrat at a RestoreNet site in Northern Arizona. Photo by Laura Shriver (USGS).

Claudia Dimartini holds a long camelthorn rhizomes exposed in a wash at Wupatki National Monument
Long camelthorn rhizomes exposed in a wash at Wupatki National Monument
Long camelthorn rhizomes exposed in a wash at Wupatki National Monument
Long camelthorn rhizomes exposed in a wash at Wupatki National Monument

USGS Biological Science Technician Claudia Dimartini poses with a long camelthorn (Alhagi maurorum) rhizome (underground root structure from which new plants can propagate that was exposed in a wash at the Deadman Wash Confluence Area. Photo by Laura Shriver (USGS).

USGS Biological Science Technician Claudia Dimartini poses with a long camelthorn (Alhagi maurorum) rhizome (underground root structure from which new plants can propagate that was exposed in a wash at the Deadman Wash Confluence Area. Photo by Laura Shriver (USGS).

Map of North America showing locations where chronic wasting disease has been detected.
Distribution of Chronic Wasting Disease in North America
Distribution of Chronic Wasting Disease in North America
Distribution of Chronic Wasting Disease in North America

Distribution of Chronic Wasting Disease in North America, updated May 07, 2024.

Newly installed RestoreNet treatments including pits + seedballs + live topsoil and live topsoil + direct seeding
Newly installed RestoreNet treatments including pits + seedballs + live topsoil and live topsoil + direct seeding
Newly installed RestoreNet treatments including pits + seedballs + live topsoil and live topsoil + direct seeding
Newly installed RestoreNet treatments including pits + seedballs + live topsoil and live topsoil + direct seeding

Newly installed RestoreNet Version 2.0 treatment plots at Bar T Bar Ranch in Northern Arizona. Left: a plot that received pitting + seedballs + live topsoil inoculum (in the seedballs), Right: a plot that received live topsoil inoculum (spread across the plot) and direct seeding.

Newly installed RestoreNet Version 2.0 treatment plots at Bar T Bar Ranch in Northern Arizona. Left: a plot that received pitting + seedballs + live topsoil inoculum (in the seedballs), Right: a plot that received live topsoil inoculum (spread across the plot) and direct seeding.

Incorporating cattle into restoration treatments at a Northern Arizona RestoreNet site
Incorporating cattle into restoration treatments at a Northern Arizona RestoreNet site
Incorporating cattle into restoration treatments at a Northern Arizona RestoreNet site
Incorporating cattle into restoration treatments at a Northern Arizona RestoreNet site

Cattle inside a grazing enclosure at the Bar T Bar Ranch RestoreNet site in Northern Arizona.

RAMPS employees and partners pose in front of a cattle grazing enclosure at a RestoreNet site
RAMPS employees and partners pose in front of a cattle grazing enclosure at a RestoreNet site
RAMPS employees and partners pose in front of a cattle grazing enclosure at a RestoreNet site
RAMPS employees and partners pose in front of a cattle grazing enclosure at a RestoreNet site

From left to right: RAMPS Ecologist Seth Munson, RAMPS Coordinator Laura Shriver, RAMPS Biologist Sarah Costanzo, NAU postdoctoral researcher Collin VanBuren, and Diablo Trust Program Manager Corinne LaViolette. Photo by Seth Munson (USGS).

From left to right: RAMPS Ecologist Seth Munson, RAMPS Coordinator Laura Shriver, RAMPS Biologist Sarah Costanzo, NAU postdoctoral researcher Collin VanBuren, and Diablo Trust Program Manager Corinne LaViolette. Photo by Seth Munson (USGS).

Videos

Circular divided into horizontal layers of vignettes illustrating interactions between people and natural world. Environmental Justice Tools and Evaluation
Environmental Justice Tools and Evaluation
Environmental Justice Tools and Evaluation

In partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Conservation Training Center, the National CASC presents a webinar series on the intersection between climate and environmental justice and environmental research.

This webinar's speakers are:

In partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Conservation Training Center, the National CASC presents a webinar series on the intersection between climate and environmental justice and environmental research.

This webinar's speakers are:

Circular divided into horizontal layers of vignettes illustrating interactions between people and natural world. Showcasing Regional Differences in Climate and Environmental Justice Applications
Showcasing Regional Differences in Climate and Environmental Justice Applications
Showcasing Regional Differences in Climate and Environmental Justice Applications

In partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Conservation Training Center, the National CASC presents a webinar series on the intersection between climate and environmental justice and environmental research.

This webinar's speakers are:

In partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Conservation Training Center, the National CASC presents a webinar series on the intersection between climate and environmental justice and environmental research.

This webinar's speakers are:

Circular divided into horizontal layers of vignettes illustrating interactions between people and natural world. Incorporating Climate and Environmental Justice into Research and Resource Management: Climate & Environmental Justice at the National Scale
Incorporating Climate and Environmental Justice into Research and Resource Management: Climate & Environmental Justice at the National Scale
Incorporating Climate and Environmental Justice into Research and Resource Management: Climate & Environmental Justice at the National Scale

In partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Conservation Training Center, the National CASC presents a webinar series on the intersection between climate and environmental justice and environmental research.

In partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Conservation Training Center, the National CASC presents a webinar series on the intersection between climate and environmental justice and environmental research.

Circular divided into horizontal layers of vignettes illustrating interactions between people and natural world. Incorporating Climate and Environmental Justice into Research and Resource Management: Skillsets & Competencies Integral to Justice Work
Incorporating Climate and Environmental Justice into Research and Resource Management: Skillsets & Competencies Integral to Justice Work
Incorporating Climate and Environmental Justice into Research and Resource Management: Skillsets & Competencies Integral to Justice Work

In partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Conservation Training Center, the National CASC presents a webinar series on the intersection between climate and environmental justice and environmental research.

In partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Conservation Training Center, the National CASC presents a webinar series on the intersection between climate and environmental justice and environmental research.

Person holding mussels Mussel Filtration Video
Mussel Filtration Video
Mussel Filtration Video

This is a short video demonstrating how mussels filter water. Food coloring is used to make the filtration process visible.

This is a short video demonstrating how mussels filter water. Food coloring is used to make the filtration process visible.

screenshot of the first slide of a video Getting started with nabatr: package download & a new way to login
Getting started with nabatr: package download & a new way to login
Getting started with nabatr: package download & a new way to login

The North American Bat Monitoring Program: R Data Connection Package can be used to extract and summarize data from NABat projects and data requests. This video tutorial provides a brief overview of how to get started with the NABat R package, including how to download the package as well as how to log in using partner portal credentials. 

The North American Bat Monitoring Program: R Data Connection Package can be used to extract and summarize data from NABat projects and data requests. This video tutorial provides a brief overview of how to get started with the NABat R package, including how to download the package as well as how to log in using partner portal credentials. 

Audio

Outstanding in the Field Episode 11 Artwork with microphone and headset graphic overlaying image of brown bears in a river.
Outstanding in the Field Episode 11 Artwork
Outstanding in the Field Episode 11 Artwork
USGS Outstanding in the Field, Episode 11, Designing Accessible Research for Rural Communities
USGS Outstanding in the Field, Episode 11, Designing Accessible Research for Rural Communities
Outstanding in the Field Episode 11 Artwork with microphone and headset graphic overlaying image of brown bears in a river.
Outstanding in the Field Episode 11 Artwork
Outstanding in the Field Episode 11 Artwork
USGS Outstanding in the Field, Episode 11, Designing Accessible Research for Rural Communities

This is a special edition of Outstanding in the Field, the U.S. Geological Survey’s podcast series produced by the Ecosystems Mission Area. In this episode we highlight stories from the Alaska Voices podcast, a partnership between the U.S. Geological Survey’s Alaska Climate Adaptation Science Center and the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

This is a special edition of Outstanding in the Field, the U.S. Geological Survey’s podcast series produced by the Ecosystems Mission Area. In this episode we highlight stories from the Alaska Voices podcast, a partnership between the U.S. Geological Survey’s Alaska Climate Adaptation Science Center and the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Outstanding in the Field - Episode 9 artwork. Scientist in the field studying biocrusts.
Outstanding in the Field - Episode 9 artwork
Outstanding in the Field - Episode 9 artwork
USGS Outstanding in the Field: Biocrusts (Ep. 9)
USGS Outstanding in the Field: Biocrusts (Ep. 9)
Outstanding in the Field - Episode 9 artwork. Scientist in the field studying biocrusts.
Outstanding in the Field - Episode 9 artwork
Outstanding in the Field - Episode 9 artwork
USGS Outstanding in the Field: Biocrusts (Ep. 9)

Welcome to another episode of Outstanding in the Field, the U.S. Geological Survey’s podcast series produced by the Ecosystems Mission Area. We highlight our fun and fascinating fieldwork studying ecosystems across the country. Today we’ll be discussing tiny communities that are found on the surface of the soil in the harsh environments of cold and hot deserts.

Welcome to another episode of Outstanding in the Field, the U.S. Geological Survey’s podcast series produced by the Ecosystems Mission Area. We highlight our fun and fascinating fieldwork studying ecosystems across the country. Today we’ll be discussing tiny communities that are found on the surface of the soil in the harsh environments of cold and hot deserts.

Outstanding in the Field - Episode 8 artwork
Outstanding in the Field - Episode 8 artwork
Outstanding in the Field - Episode 8 artwork
USGS Outstanding in the Field, Episode 8, Braving thin ice
USGS Outstanding in the Field, Episode 8, Braving thin ice
Outstanding in the Field - Episode 8 artwork
Outstanding in the Field - Episode 8 artwork
Outstanding in the Field - Episode 8 artwork
USGS Outstanding in the Field, Episode 8, Braving thin ice

This is the first in a special edition of Outstanding in the Field, the U.S. Geological Survey’s podcast series produced by the Ecosystems Mission Area. In this series we will be highlighting stories from the Alaska Voices podcast, a partnership between the U.S. Geological Survey’s Alaska Climate Adaptation Science Center and the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

This is the first in a special edition of Outstanding in the Field, the U.S. Geological Survey’s podcast series produced by the Ecosystems Mission Area. In this series we will be highlighting stories from the Alaska Voices podcast, a partnership between the U.S. Geological Survey’s Alaska Climate Adaptation Science Center and the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Outstanding in the Field - Episode 7 artwork
Outstanding in the Field - Episode 7 artwork
Outstanding in the Field - Episode 7 artwork
Outstanding in the Field Episode 7 - Science in the Swamp
Outstanding in the Field Episode 7 - Science in the Swamp
Outstanding in the Field - Episode 7 artwork
Outstanding in the Field - Episode 7 artwork
Outstanding in the Field - Episode 7 artwork
Outstanding in the Field Episode 7 - Science in the Swamp

In this episode of Outstanding in the Field, we take you to the swamps and coastal wetlands of Louisiana, the land of bayous and beignets and a state with one of the most dynamic coastlines in the United States. The wetlands that make up the Louisiana coast are vast and help protect important cultural and natural resources.

In this episode of Outstanding in the Field, we take you to the swamps and coastal wetlands of Louisiana, the land of bayous and beignets and a state with one of the most dynamic coastlines in the United States. The wetlands that make up the Louisiana coast are vast and help protect important cultural and natural resources.

Outstanding in the Field - Episode 6 artwork
Outstanding in the Field - Episode 6 artwork
Outstanding in the Field - Episode 6 artwork
USGS Outstanding in the Field - Not Enough Beaches in Grand Canyon?
USGS Outstanding in the Field - Not Enough Beaches in Grand Canyon?
Outstanding in the Field - Episode 6 artwork
Outstanding in the Field - Episode 6 artwork
Outstanding in the Field - Episode 6 artwork
USGS Outstanding in the Field - Not Enough Beaches in Grand Canyon?

In this episode of Outstanding in the Field, we are talking about beaches in a place that most people probably would not think of—the Grand Canyon.

In this episode of Outstanding in the Field, we are talking about beaches in a place that most people probably would not think of—the Grand Canyon.

Ecosystems Podcast Series Episode 5 artwork
Ecosystems Podcast Series Episode 5 artwork
Ecosystems Podcast Series Episode 5 artwork
Outstanding in the Field (Ep 5): Fish in the Grand Canyon
Outstanding in the Field (Ep 5): Fish in the Grand Canyon
Ecosystems Podcast Series Episode 5 artwork
Ecosystems Podcast Series Episode 5 artwork
Ecosystems Podcast Series Episode 5 artwork
Outstanding in the Field (Ep 5): Fish in the Grand Canyon

The USGS Ecosystems Mission Area brings you Outstanding in the Field, a series of stories about our science, our adventures, and our efforts to better understand our fish and wildlife and the ecosystems that support them. In this episode we describe some of the one-of-a-kind native fish species that call the Grand Canyon segment of the Colorado River home.

The USGS Ecosystems Mission Area brings you Outstanding in the Field, a series of stories about our science, our adventures, and our efforts to better understand our fish and wildlife and the ecosystems that support them. In this episode we describe some of the one-of-a-kind native fish species that call the Grand Canyon segment of the Colorado River home.