Learn more about the lastest science and research that supports our conservation efforts by reading the following published work or reading more about our Scientific Approach.

Inside the Ejido Tutuaca, a municipality of Temosachi, Chihuahua, Mexico, a parcel of land known as La Cebadilla is the largest known nesting site of thick-billed parrots. The following report details habitat protections underway to protect this area.

A recent Tulchin Study reveals a broad-based national consensus on the Endangered Species Act, with nine in ten voters (90%) backing the law and with support extending across the country, across all demographic groups, and across the political spectrum.  

This guide focuses on requirements established under the 2012 National Forest System land management planning rule to provide for a diversity of plant and animal communities on national forests.  Its purpose is to help people inside and outside the Forest Service who are working on forest plan revisions navigate these complex diversitiy requirements.  Download attachment below.

 In partnership with South Atlantic LCC members, authors assessed current and projected connectivity for three species (black bear, Rafinesque's big-eared bat and timber rattlesnake that in habit botomland hardwoods throughout the southeastern U.S. 

This final report for the South Atlantic Landscape Conservation Cooperative summarizes the results of a three-year investigation of terrestrial habitat connectivity priorities for the area.  The project focuses on seven target species (eastern cougar, red wolf, eastern diamondback rattlesnake, timber rattlesnake, box turtle, pine snake and black bear). 

MODELING POTENTIAL BROADSCALE WILDLIFE MOVEMENT PATHWAYS WITHIN THE CONTINENTAL UNITED STATES Dr. David M. Theobald2; Dr. Michael Soulé. A new conservation planning tool addresses climate change...Read more.

CLIMATE CHANGE AND CONNECTIVITY:Toward a Strategy for Nature Protection; Prepared by Barbara L, Dugelby for Wildlands Network EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

CLIMATE CHANGE AND CONNECTIVITY:Toward a Strategy for Nature Protection; Prepared by Barbara L, Dugelby for Wildlands Network FULL REPORT

Models are commonly used to identify lands that will best maintain the ability of wildlife to move between wildland blocks through matrix lands after the remaining matrix has become incompatible with wildlife movement. By PAUL BEIER, DANIEL R. MAJKA, AND WAYNE D. SPENCER

The rarity or absence of highly interactive species leaves a functional void that can trigger linked changes leading to degraded or simplified ecosystems. By MICHAEL E. SOULÉ JAMES A. ESTES, JOEL BERGER, AND CARLOS MARTINEZ DEL RIO