In their fourth and last report from arid Australia, James and Thibaud Aronson discuss promising approaches and programs squarely facing the conservation issues that threaten western Australian ecosystems.
Open savannas are almost gone from Missouri. Could remnants persist in on private lands? Calvin Maginel delivers a virtual fieldtrip to one private savanna in the Ozark Mountains.
Jordan Coscia (Virginia Tech) describes her research on the floristics and restoration of Virginia’s Piedmont grasslands.
St. Louis has restored dozens of urban prairies. James Faupel (Missouri Botanical Garden) describes their impact on pollinators and what is needed to keep them healthy.
Catherine Kirby explains the Eco-index programme: Aotearoa New Zealand’s novel approach to biodiversity monitoring.
A narrowly endemic bladderpod is one of more than 20 globally imperiled or vulnerable plants growing in the Ouachita glades and barrens.
Rakan “Zak” Zahawi and Rebecca Cole partnered with a coffee processing plant to repurpose farm waste to help restore a rainforest.
Holly Bradley and Adam Cross (Curtin University) describe the natural history and conservation of the meelyu, an Australian skink with a mixed history of translocation success.
Mike Saxton describes how a confluence of flooding, drought, and fire created habitat for a federally-endangered bat.
In a state whose flora has been studied for hundreds of years, grassland conservation and restoration are still hindered by a need for better understanding of basic plant ecology and systematics.