At The Nature Conservancy, scientific research is critical to solve complex conservation challenges. Research translates into on-the-ground action that has lasting results for Wyoming’s most ecologically-important lands and waters. By publishing this research in peer-reviewed journals, Conservancy scientists ensure that our research is transparent and can be shared throughout the scientific community.
- Ecosphere: Conserving migratory mule deer through the umbrella of sage-grouse
- PLoS ONE: Modeling the distribution of migratory bird stopovers to inform landscape-scale siting of wind development
- PLoS ONE: Measuring the effectiveness of conservation: A novel framework to quantify the benefits of sage-grouse conservation policy and easements in Wyoming
- Copeland, HE, A Pocewicz, DE Naugle, T Griffiths, D Keinath, J Evans, J Platt (2013) Measuring the effectiveness of conservation: A novel framework to quantify the benefits of sage-grouse conservation policy and easements in Wyoming. PLoS ONE 8(6):e67261 - See more at: http://nature.cms.tnc.org/ourinitiatives/regions/northamerica/unitedstates/wyoming/howwework/wyomings-scientific-publications.xml#sthash.3Ojs46ia.dpuDownload our report: “Vulnerability of Wyoming’s Terrestrial Wildlife and Habitats”
- Download our report "Mapping Migration: Important Places for Wyoming's Migratory Birds"
- Read about other current research projects
For more than a decade, The Nature Conservancy’s work has been guided by a framework we call Conservation by Design — a systematic approach that determines where to work, what to conserve, what strategies we should use and how effective we have been.
Conservation planning marries a collaborative, science-based approach with key analytical methods that we use to assess and plan our actions. In Wyoming, Conservation by Design enables the Conservancy to preserve healthy ecosystems that support people and host the diversity of life on Earth.
Read about our dedicated team of staff scientists at The Nature Conservancy in Wyoming.
Citizen scientists helped count butterflies at Red Canyon Ranch. Read more about what they found.
From robotic grouse to mule deer to frogs, Wyoming scientist Holly Copeland is blogging about the coolest conservation science. Read her posts.
Conservancy scientists in Wyoming share critical data about Wyoming's migratory birds. Learn more about bird migration in Wyoming
A new effort will illuminate how mule deer can also benefit from sage-grouse conservation efforts. See what Conservancy scientists are learning
Find links to peer-reviewed papers published by staff at The Nature Conservancy in Wyoming.
Our Science in the News
Casper Star-Tribune (11/4/2013)
Wyoming Public Media (10/16/2013)
Study offers sage advice on grouse: Wyoming report says protections on high populations will reduce declines
Great Falls Tribune (6/28/13)