Taking Seedlings Outside

Taking Seedlings Outside

Germination trials are conducted in a controlled indoor environment, but, because the plants we test for our trials are beautiful and sometimes rare, we would love to take those seedlings outdoors to continue growing. Yet how would they survive such a transition?   read more

Finding a Cure for Scratchy Throats

Finding a Cure for Scratchy Throats

Do you have a tickle in your throat? I certainly hope it’s just the dry, dusty weather we have been having lately! But that tickle in your throat, the constant urge to cough and breath heavily, may be what some Gouldian finches experience on a daily basis.   read more

Helping Palau’s Plants

Helping Palau’s Plants

With only about 20,000 people, Palau may not be big on human population, but when it comes to its flora and fauna, its abundance is quite vast: there are approximately 830 native plant species…   read more

New Dimensions in Wildlife Research

New Dimensions in Wildlife Research

Condors can soar for hundreds of miles across the land looking for food as well as thousands of feet high up into the clouds. I needed an accurate 3-D home-range estimator that would make the most of the incredible 3-D movement data I was getting from these GPS-tracked condors.
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Puaiohi: Travel Made Easy

Puaiohi: Travel Made Easy

Airports are busy and hectic places…. Well, this is a story about the one and only time I was able to bypass all the waiting, because I traveled with two VIBs (Very Important Birds)!   read more