In their recent study, Ben Phillips and colleagues reveal the importance of road verges as habitats for pollinators, as well as the negative impacts of current management actions. But how can we improve the situation? Most of us spend a good part of our days travelling on roads. The remains of the animals that stare […]

via Protecting pollinators through better road verge management — The Applied Ecologist’s Blog

From the Center for Biological Diversity (Michael Robinson): The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service removed the Colorado butterfly plant from the list of threatened species today. The delisting is the result of protection of the species’ habitat through the Endangered Species Act, and represents a victory for a prairie flower that, just 20 years ago, […]

via Prairie Flower Becomes Endangered Species Act Success Story: Cooperative Conservation Saved Colorado, Wyoming Botanical Gem — Center for Biological Diversity — Coyote Gulch