Many US laws and policies use “best available science” to determine when a whale or dolphin population requires protection from ship strikes or entanglement in fishing gear. These protection measures may only be triggered when the science shows that we are exceeding some allowable harm threshold, but carcasses detected on the beach reflect only Read more
Archive for 2018
Julian Olden, University of Washington
This is a continuation of a 2017 CREOi award to support assessment of mudminnow populations in Washington State.
The objectives of 2018 are to 1) finalize a state-wide conservation assessment for Olympic mudminnow with detailed analysis of changes in population status, abundance, and natural and human-caused environmental conditions over time; 2) create and Read more
C. Vynne, Osprey Insights
photo credit: WSU and Osprey Insights
This project is a continuation of a 2016-2017 CREOi award to assess presence and density of Canada lynx in the Kettle River Mountain Range, an important east-west bridge for meta-populations of lynx and other wide-ranging species that occupy both the Cascades and Rocky Mountains. Based on camera trap Read more