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Restoring the Rookery Bay Estuary Project- Understanding Local Attitudes About Water (Page 1)

Restoring the Rookery Bay Estuary Project- Understanding Local Attitudes About Water

Caroline Donovan, Brianne Walsh ·
8 September 2015

Over the last five years Restoring Rookery Bay Estuary Project has focused on collaborative watershed management through hydrologic, ecologic, and social science research, education, and partnerships. This 2-page newsletter identifies the complexity of water use in Rookery Bay and provides management recommendations on balancing ecosystem health with flood prevention and drinking water.

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Report card of the Bita River Basin, Colombia (Page 1)

Report card of the Bita River Basin, Colombia

Simon Costanzo, Alexandra Fries ·
2 September 2015

This newsletter summarizes the outcomes from the workshop to develop the Bita River Basin Report Card. This is one of three tributaries to the Orinoco River that report cards are being developed for in Colombia, and the second workshop for this effort. Values, threats, and indicators were the key items determined in the three day workshop that took place in Puerto Carreño, Colombia.

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Reporte de Salud de la Cuenca del río Bita, Colombia (Page 1)

Reporte de Salud de la Cuenca del río Bita, Colombia

Simon Costanzo, Alexandra Fries ·
2 September 2015

Este boletín resume los resultados del taller para desarrollar el Reporte de la cuenca del río Bita. Este es uno de los tres afluentes del río Orinoco que las boletas de calificaciones se están desarrollando en Colombia, y el segundo taller para este esfuerzo. Los valores, las amenazas y los indicadores fueron los elementos clave determinados en el taller de tres días que tuvo lugar en Puerto Carreño, Colombia.

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Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Newsletter (Page 1)

Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Newsletter

Heath Kelsey, Caroline Donovan, Alexandra Fries, Brianne Walsh ·
11 August 2015

This newsletter describes the diverse ecosystems and the issues and threats surrounding the Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve in southwest Florida. The Rookery Bay NERR covers 110,000 acres of coastal lands and waters in Collier County on the Gulf coast of Florida. The Reserve takes its name from the mangrove rookery islands that serve as a roost and nesting site for dozens of coastal birds. Learn more about the Rookery Bay Reserve and its ecosystems in this newsletter!

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Report card of the Meta River Basin, Colombia (Page 1)

Report card of the Meta River Basin, Colombia

Simon Costanzo, Alexandra Fries ·
27 July 2015

This newsletter summarizes the outcomes from the first workshop to develop the Meta River Basin Report Card. This is one of three tributaries to the Orinoco River that report cards are being developed for in Colombia. Values, threats, and indicators were the key items determined in the three day workshop that took place in Puerto Lopez, Colombia.

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Reporte de Salud de la Cuenca del río Meta, Colombia  (Page 1)

Reporte de Salud de la Cuenca del río Meta, Colombia 

Simon Costanzo, Alexandra Fries ·
27 July 2015

Este boletín resume los resultados del primer taller para desarrollar el Reporte de la cuenca del río Meta. Este es uno de los tres afluentes del río Orinoco que las boletas de calificaciones se están desarrollando en Colombia. Los valores, las amenazas y los indicadores fueron los elementos clave determinados en el taller de tres días que tuvo lugar en Puerto López, Colombia.

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The changing North Woods and moose (Page 1)

The changing North Woods and moose

Brianne Walsh, Simon Costanzo ·
10 March 2015

A scenario planning exercise focused on climate change, land use, and moose in the Northeast U.S. is being undertaken by the Wildlife Conservation Society, North Atlantic Landscape Conservation Cooperative, Northeast Climate Science Center (U.S. Geological Survey), and the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science. Phase 1 of the scenario planning process involves the identification of key features and drivers within the focus system.

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Climate change, the boreal forest, and moose: Scenario planning to inform land and wildlife management (Page 1)

Climate change, the boreal forest, and moose: Scenario planning to inform land and wildlife management

Brianne Walsh, Simon Costanzo, Bill Dennison ·
4 February 2015

While moose have documented thermal tolerances and habitat requirements, uncertainties remain regarding the pathways through which climate change might affect the species and the nature and timing of its response, presenting an opportunity to proactively consider the implications for the management and conservation of this species into the future from a multi-state perspective.

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