Latest from PRBO Conservation Science
October 04, 2012 by Daniel McGlynn
John Wade is one of about 20 skippers who make up the Farallon Patrol for PRBO Conservation Science. Skippers offer …
October 04, 2012 by Glen Martin
You’ll likely smell them before you see them: A rich ammoniac scent engulfs our boat, and then they loom out …
September 26, 2012 by Glen Martin
The Farallon Islands off the San Francisco Bay may be small in scope but it ranks with the Serengeti in its significance to conservation.
July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature
Formerly the Point Reyes Bird Observatory, this organization is one of the foremost field research groups on the West Coast. Dedicated to conserving birds, other wildlife, and ecosystems through innovative scientific research and outreach.
May 30, 2012 by Daniel McGlynn
Ellie Cohen became president and CEO of what is now PRBO Conservation Science in 1999. Under her leadership, the organization has grown from the local Point Reyes Bird Observatory, founded in 1965, to a hemisphere-scale operation, conducting bird-focused applied ecosystem studies on land and at sea. PRBO uses its wealth of data and partnerships to assess and reduce the impacts of changes in climate and land use on ecosystem health.
January 12, 2012 by Ariel Rubissow Okamoto
To launch our new series on climate change in the Bay Area, we follow a group of researchers as they scan the bottom, poke the mud, and gauge the tides at Marin’s Corte Madera Marsh, in the first comprehensive, interdisciplinary effort to understand how the Bay Area’s tidal wetlands will respond to rising sea levels.
December 19, 2011 by Juliet Grable
How do you see 104 species of birds in one day at a wastewater pond? Ride along on a Christmas Bird Count with PRBO Conservation ornithologist Rich Stallcup and partner Heather Cameron.
October 01, 2011 by Aleta George
A new report on the state of bird populations shows mixed results for Bay Area populations. People continue to be the biggest threat, with habitat loss and other pressures, and the biggest hope, in the form of major and minor restoration projects all around the Bay.