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SBSC TRIBAL PARTNERSHIPS

The Southwest Biological Science Center (SBSC) conducts and provides scientific information as part of our mission and Federal Trust Responsibility to...

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Ecological Drought Forecast Tool for Drylands

New Tool Aids in Land Treatment Planning

Weather impacts the effectiveness of land treatments. This is especially true in drylands of the Western U...

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Tips for Dryland Restoration - Summer 2021

IN THIS EDITION: Tools and science for seed-based restoration in drylands, greenhouse experiments, monitoring pollinators and wildlife for solar and...

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Tips for Dryland Restoration - Spring 2021

IN THIS EDITION: New projects along the U.S.-Mexico border and on tribal lands, engaging diverse stakeholders, links between water supply and...

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Tips for Dryland Restoration - Winter 2020-2021

Restoration Assessment and Monitoring Program for the Southwest (RAMPS)

A Program of the Southwest Biological Science Center & Ecosystems Mission...

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RESEARCH BRIEF: RestoreNet Report Card

RestoreNet is a networked ecological experiment testing restoration treatments across the arid Southwest. Seven experimental sites were installed in...

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RESEARCH BRIEF: Cost- benefit analysis of vegetation removal + seeding

Weighing costs relative to outcomes: woody and invasive plant removal followed by seeding in shrublands and woodlands.

New study by RAMPS...

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Tips for Dryland Restoration - Spring 2020

This season's edition of the Restoration Assessment and Monitoring Program for the Southwest Newsletter contains recent program highlights including...

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Small Alpine Insects are Big Messengers of Climate Change

West Glacier, Mont. – Two rare alpine insects – native to the northern Rocky Mountains and dependent on cold waters of glacier and snowmelt-fed alpine...

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You, yes, you! Consider helping take the pulse of our planet

With the White House’s launch of CitizenScience.gov and the inaugural Citizen Science Day this Saturday April 16, 2016, the U.S. Geological Survey...

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Nesting Gulf Sea Turtles Feed in Waters Filled With Threats

Nesting loggerhead sea turtles in the northern Gulf of Mexico feed among areas that were oiled by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill and where human...

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