Thanks to Environmental Conservation for selecting our publication 'Rapid conservation assessment for endangered species using habitat connectivity models' as an EC Perspectives paper!
There is increasing scrutiny of water use in California and the agricultural sector has become a popular target. Can it be done and what will it mean for waterbird habitat? Conaway Ranch in Yolo County has begun experimenting with drip irrigation, in consultation with water use experts from Israel.
Read the full story here: https://www.newsdeeply.com/water/articles/2016/03/25/drip-irrigation-for-rice-has-habitat-impacts
Our article in Environmental Conservation has received some press coverage!
Thus far, the story has been picked up by our local NPR station (WUNC), ScienceDaily, ECNMag, EurekAlert, and of course Duke Today.
New publication: Rapid conservation assessment for endangered species using habitat connectivity models
Check out our newly minted paper investigating habitat connectivity and conservation options for the San Martín titi monkey in Peru!
Schaffer-Smith, D., Swenson, J.J., & Bóveda-Penalba, A.J. 2016. Rapid conservation assessment for endangered species using habitat connectivity models. Environmental Conservation. doi: 10.1017/S0376892915000405
Published online: 03 March 2016. Copyright © Foundation for Environmental Conservation 2016
Last night I presented preliminary analysis from my dissertation research for the Wake Audubon Society Chapter in Raleigh NC following their monthly business meeting at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences. A total of 71 people were in attendance including high school students, and one retiree with 85 years of bird watching under his belt. Additional details about the event can be found here.