This report provides information on Michigan’s rare flora that could promote the role of plants by focusing on climate change and additional tools to assist the state's wildlife action plan.PublicationScientific ReportMichigan Natural Features Inventory
Conservationists are striving to assess all of the world’s terrestrial, freshwater, marine, and subterranean ecosystems by 2025, and to create the first IUCN Red List of Ecosystems of the WorldPublicationJournal ArticleS.A.P.I.E.N.S.
This report outlines the use of the NatureServe Climate Change Vulnerability Index to assess 17 high-priority species inhabiting the Lake Simcoe watershed, Ontario, Canada. PublicationScientific ReportApplied Research and Development, Ontario Forest Research Institute, Ministry of Natural Resources
The conservation status factors used by NatureServe, its member programs, and their collaborators are organized into three broad categories: rarity, trends, and threats. This revised publication defines the factors and subscribes a series of conditions for whether, and how, each status factor should be used.PublicationScientific Report
NatureServe's project “Assessment of Wetland Ecosystem Conditions across Landscape Regions – a Multi-metric Approach” was conducted with the natural heritage programs of Indiana and Michigan, and included assessment of roughly 360 wetland sites in those two states. PublicationJournal Article
A brief overview of the diversity, natural history, conservation status, and management of North American bumble bees, genus Bombus. Eight species from three subgenera have declined drastically during the last two decades.PublicationScientific Report
Main elements of this project include: the suitability of existing spatial datasets and classification systems as the basis for sampling design, metrics for various aspects of wetland condition, and synthesizing the results into an ecological integrity scoring system. PublicationJournal Article