Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (United Kingdom). National Amphibian and Reptile Recording Scheme.
The restoration of Pinzón Island continues following the successful rat eradication campaign in December 2012, carried out by the Galapagos National Park Directorate (GNPD), in collaboration with Island Conservation and The Raptor Center. In addition to the exciting news of natural recruitment of juvenile tortoises into the population, a potentially new endemic snail species has recently been discovered.
Native Plant Trust (Massachusetts).
Formerly the New England Wild Flower Society.
Okanagan Basin Water Board (Canada). Okanagan Water Wise.
Great Lakes Fishery Commission. Fisheries Management.
Food and Fertilizer Technology Center.
The future is looking a little brighter for seabirds in French Polynesia following the first successful removal of invasive rats in the Marquesas Archipelago. The project, implemented by the Societe d’Ornithologie de Polynesie (Manu), Island Conservation, BirdLife International and Association Vaiku’a i te manu o Ua, will protect a nationally significant population of 90,000 Sooty Terns. Invasive rats present on the island devoured seabird eggs and chicks and native plants. Free from invasive rats, seabirds can once again safely nest and native plants can grow tall and thrive.
Environmental Law Institute.
A report by attorney Read D. Porter that examines coordination on aquatic invasive species (AIS) prevention among the Chesapeake Bay states. The report focuses on prevention-related legal authorities in Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania in particular, and recommends actions to improve regional cooperation both within the existing regulatory frameworks and through potential amendments to state laws and regulations to enhance prevention.
Reef Environmental Education Foundation.
ClearSeas Centre for Responsible Marine Shipping.
Roatan Marine Park (Honduras).
Environmental Law Institute.
Making a List: Prevention Strategies for Invasive Plants in the Great Lakes States surveys plant listing programs in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin to assess the effectiveness of listing as a tool to prevent the proliferation and spreads of invasive plant species.
North Dakota Weed Control Association.
Public Library of Science.
Note: Collection of all Zika-related research published in PLOS journals; freely accessible
Great Lakes Fishery Commission.
North Central Soybean Research Program. Soybean Research and Information Initiative.
Scroll and select Distribution to view known distribution of the soybean cyst nematode, Heterodera glycines, in counties in the United States and Canada in selected years from 1957 to 2014.
North Central Soybean Research Program.
Bat Conservation Trust (United Kingdom).
North American Invasive Species Management Association.
Bat Conservation International.