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Rare carnivore detections from environmental DNA in snow

A suspected lynx has triggered this photo from a game camera in Montana (photo credit: Don Heffington).

A new project showed that animal footprints in snow contain enough DNA for species identification, even when the snow was many months old. The study extracted DNA from snow samples collected...

Photos and images of 100 years of vegetation change at Sierra Ancha Experimental Forest

Natural Drainages, Drainage C, Quadrat 3 - photo comparisions of historical and current plots - Sierra Ancha Experimental Forest

Various historical and current images of the vegetation change at Sierra Ancha Experimental Forest.

Shape selection in Landsat time series

This graph is the legend to the following Landsat images and illustrates the mean predicted percent tree canopy by year. The gradual reduction in tree canopy is driven by insect outbreak. The large drop in 2002 is a result of fire.

The tree canopy patterns in these time series Landsat map images, taken over a section of the central Rocky Mountains near Steamboat Springs, Colorado, provide information about canopy lost to...

Assisting countries in the development of statistically valid estimates of forest attributes

Paul Patterson, RMRS Inventory & Analysis statistician, presenting during the R and Open Foris Calc Workshop in Lima, Peru

The USDA Forest Service Forest Inventory and Analysis program utilizes 100 years of knowledge and experience acquired through inventorying American forests to help countries establish national...

National Genomics Center for Wildlife and Fish Conservation

Researchers use polymerase chain reaction (PCR) to quickly produce millions of copies of a specific DNA sequence.

The National Genomics Center for Wildlife and Fish Conservation is a leading edge facility for advanced genomics research, developing new tools and techniques to help managers conserve natural...