Term Archive: Species

Highlighted Story: Costa Rican Amphibians and Reptiles

September 9, 2015

Assessing Costa Rica's Amphibians and Reptiles

CBSG Mesoamerica was invited to facilitate a Red Listing workshop for Costa Rican herpetofauna. The workshop is a culmination of the long-standing and ongoing partnership between CBSG Mesoamerica and the Costa Rican herpetologist community.

Species, Workshops

Highlighted Story: Takahe

July 30, 2015

Meta-Population Planning for New Zealand's Takahë

The Takahë Recovery Group invited CBSG to collaborate on developing a plan for the management of remaining takahë as two distinct meta-populations: one focused on the northern islands and the other on southern areas.

Species, Workshops takahe, birds, New Zealand, Australasia

Conservation Planning for the Translocation of African Penguins

January 20, 2015

In honor of Penguin Awareness Day, we look back on our conservation planning work with penguins, spanning from 1992 to today.

Species Penguin, penguins, penguin awareness day

Update on Our Recent Activities

December 16, 2014

The pace around the CBSG office has been somewhat frenetic in the past couple of months. CBSG staff have traveled back and forth from India to Brazil, from Taiwan to China, from the backs of elephants in Kaziranga National Park back home to our offices in Minnesota.

Species, Workshops, Publications eupdate, rhino, meta-modeling, arctic, climate change

Highlighted Story: Southern Corroboree Frog

October 16, 2014

Recovering Southern Corroboree Frogs in Australia

The southern corroboree frog only occurs in the Snowy Mountains region of Kosciuszko National Park in Australia, between 1250 and 1750 meters above sea level. In 2013, CBSG facilitated a workshop to formulate a strategy for the genetic and demographic management of this species.

Species, Workshops amphibian, amphibians, frog, frogs, chytrid

Highlighted Story: Brown Howler Monkey

September 29, 2014

Analyzing Outbreaks in Brown Howler Populations

CBSG was invited to facilitate and create population models for the Brown Howler Monkey Conservation Workshop, where participants explored the dynamics of yellow fever outbreaks and their impact on howler mortality.

Species, Workshops primate, primates, monkey, brown howler monkey, Argentina, South America

Highlighted Story: Rotoroa Island

September 19, 2014

 Creating a New Type of Wildlife Reserve on Rotoroa Island

CBSG was invited to facilitate a planning workshop to develop a vision for Rotoroa Island's restoration that might challenge current ways of thinking about wildlife management.

Species, Workshops planning, conservation planning, wildlife reserve

Highlighted Story: Pickersgill's Reed Frog

September 2, 2014

Expanding Ex Situ Efforts for the Pickersgill's Reed Frog

The Pickersgill’s reed frog (Hyperolius pickersgilli) is a Critically Endangered species endemic to a very small region of the KwaZulu Natal coast in South Africa.

Species, Workshops amphibian, amphibians, frog, frogs, South Africa
Greater Sage Grouse Calgary Zoo

Highlighted Story: Greater Sage Grouse

August 13, 2014

Collaborating to Save Greater Sage Grouse in Canada

The greater sage grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus urophasianus) is one of the top priority species of conservation concern in Canada.

Species, Workshops bird, birds, Canada, sage grouse