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Friday's Findings - January 28 2022

Date: January 28, 2022, from 2-2:30 p.m. eastern time

Speakers: Laura Gemery, Ecologist, USGS Florence Bascom Geoscience Center

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The Hidden Cost of Disease for Bighorn Sheep—Smaller Horns

Male bighorn sheep have spectacular horns, making them popular among hikers, photographers and hunters. However, disease threatens the magnificence of...

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Friday's Findings - January 14th 2022

Date: January 14, 2022, from 2-2:30 p.m. eastern time

Speakers: Bridget R. Deemer, Research Ecologist, Southwest Biological Science Center and...

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Get to know the science of the USGS St. Petersburg

New booklet from the St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center designed to provide a glimpse into the research conducted by the USGS in St...

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Amateur and Professional Bird Watchers Collaborate for 80th Annual Winter Bird Survey at Patuxent Research Refuge

On December 31, 2021, staff from U.S. Geological Survey’s Eastern Ecological Science Center and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will join forces with...

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BBL’s Fall Migration Station Wrap-up for the 2021 Season

Highlight of birds banded and recaptured at the BBL during Fall 2021 Migration. 

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USGS Releases Strategy for Addressing PFAS Science Gaps

RESTON, Va. – The U.S. Geological Survey released a strategy today that outlines the agency’s future scientific role in the study of perfluoroalkyl...

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Oh Christmas Tree: The Science of Conifer Trees

You might have an evergreen tree in your home this month, but here at USGS, many of our scientists get to enjoy beautiful pine, fir, hemlock, and...

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National Seed Strategy Provides Native Seed Progress

RESTON, Va. - The Plant Conservation Alliance, a coalition of federal agencies and their Tribal, state and non-governmental partners with the goal to...

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Webinar Series - Friday's Findings

Friday's Findings is a public webinar series hosted by the USGS Ecosystems Mission Area. These half hour webinars are meant to provide listeners an...

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