Invasive species are a major threat to biodiversity, second only to habitat destruction. Almost half of all imperiled species in the United States are endangered because of the impact of invasive species.
Sightings of black colored canids in Central and South America are quite rare. Scientists from NatureServe member Instituto Biótropicos recorded the first ever sighting of a black-colored Maned Wolf in Brazil.
We sat down with Kathy Abusow, President and CEO at Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI), to learn about her passion for the forestry industry, what everyday people can do to make our forests more sustainable, the importance of diversity in the sector, and much more.
The Louisiana Natural Heritage Program is a member of the NatureServe Network and is responsible for the conservation of Louisiana’s rare, threatened, and endangered species, non-game birds, and habitats.
People have found tranquility, recreation, and have built their lives around the Hood River for hundreds of years. From the glaciers atop Mount Hood to its junction with the Columbia River which makes up much of the border between Oregon and Washington state, the cold rushing water makes for incredible views and rich habitat.