Science in Action

Science is integral to all stages of conservation – from problem identification, strategy development, and stakeholder engagement to implementation, evaluation, and communication. Our Science in Action series tells the story of how we apply science for conservation.

Freshwater

Freshwater | Science

Restoring California’s Largest River

How can we restore large rivers and floodplains to benefit nature and people?

Freshwater | Terrestrial | Technology | Economics | Science

Dynamic Conservation

In an era of rapid global change, how can conservationists provide habitat where and when nature needs it most?

Freshwater | Terrestrial | Science

Not Leaving it to Beaver

Can we restore meadows by mimicking beavers?

Freshwater | Science

Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems

How can we manage groundwater to benefit both people and nature?

Freshwater | Technology | Science

Groundwater for Ecosystem Health

How much groundwater do ecosystems need to survive?

Freshwater | Marine | Science

Invisible Nurseries

By highlighting the ecological roles of estuaries, can we protect these threatened coastal habitats?

Freshwater | Terrestrial | Science

High Time for Conservation

How can science help us understand – and address – the environmental impacts of cannabis cultivation?

Freshwater | Terrestrial | Technology | Economics | Science

BirdReturns

How can we get water in the right place at the right time to help migrating birds?

Freshwater | Terrestrial | Science

Wood for Salmon

How can we quickly and cheaply accelerate the restoration of salmon habitat?