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Climate change may push Northwest amphibians to the brink

Cascades frogs are declining in the southern parts of their range. Researchers think dehydration and a warming climate may be part of the problem for amphibians and emphasize the need for connected landscapes to support species needs.

Ecological Corridors Protect Wildlife Movement and Water Quality in Michigan

Regionally planned ecological corridors are being implemented in Michigan to protect wildlife and water quality.

Joint Ventures

Using a cooperative, science-based business model, Joint Venture partnerships tackle the most pressing issues facing wildlife managers and conservationists today, including immediate and future threats from global climate change. Joint Ventures partner within existing bird conservation initiatives and state wildlife action plans, to achieve efficiency, coordination and results.

NatureServe Explorer

The NatureServe Explorer is an authoritative source for information on more than 70,000 plants, animals, and ecosystems of the United States and Canada. Explorer includes in-depth coverage for rare and endangered species.

Rising to the Urgent Challenge: Strategic Plan for Responding to Accelerating Climate Change

In this Strategic Plan USFWS identifies approaches that can be informative and potentially scaleable throughout the conservation community.

The Climate of Conservation in America: 50 Stories in 50 States

In the Climate of Conservation in America: 50 Stories in 50 States USFWS highlights various was resource managers are responding to change.

Trending: New study offers hope that conservation can help nature adapt to climate change

A new study published in Biological Conservation reviews a suite of published scientific research, providing evidence that conservation action can help species adapt to a changing climate. 

U.S. Geological Survey National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center

The National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center (NCCWSC) was formed to address environmental challenges resulting from climate and land-use change and to provide natural resource managers with rigorous scientific information and effective tools for decision making. Regional partners support efforts to support planning with relevant data and tools.