Pollinator Project in Saguaro National Park

Pollinator Project in Saguaro National Park

Viridiana Orona, a 2021 Mosaics in Science intern, will be working on a pollinator project at Saguaro National Park in Arizona. Mosaics in Science is a diversity internship program and partnership of Environment for the Americas that gives opportunities for young adults to learn from and work alongside the National Park Service. As the Biology Monitoring Assistant, […]

Hummingbirds & Fire: It’s Complicated

Hummingbirds & Fire: It’s Complicated

To inform future restoration efforts, we reviewed the known effects of fire and habitat management and restoration on hummingbirds in four key habitat types in North America. We examined seven species that most commonly occur west of the Rocky Mountains: Rufous (Selasphorus rufus), Calliope (Selasphorus calliope), Broad-tailed (Selasphorus platycercus), Costa’s (Calypte costae), Black-chinned (Archilochus alexandri), […]

Hummingbird Workshop in Mexico

Hummingbird Workshop in Mexico

In January of 2020, the Western Hummingbird Partnership held a hummingbird workshop for individuals to learn or improve monitoring techniques, explore threats to hummingbirds, learn new education and outreach activities, and attend a hummingbird festival. The participants were able to meet and learn from Dr. Sarahy Contreras, professor and researcher at the Department of Ecology and […]

Pollinator Project in Saguaro National Park

Pollinator Project in Saguaro National Park

Viridiana Orona, a 2021 Mosaics in Science intern, will be working on a pollinator project at Saguaro National Park in Arizona. Mosaics in Science is a diversity internship program and partnership of Environment for the Americas that gives opportunities for young adults to learn from and work alongside the National Park Service. As the Biology Monitoring Assistant, […]