Term Archive: Species

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

Highlighted Story: Red Panda

August 13, 2014

Planning for Range-Wide Red Panda Conservation

Over the past 7 years, CBSG has facilitated a series of workshops for the red panda throughout its range and across the in situ - ex situ spectrum.

Species, Workshops red panda, PHVA, in situ, ex situ, One Plan Approach

Playing Panda Matchmaker

January 29, 2014

This story was written by Kathy Traylor-Holzer (CBSG senior program officer) to accompany the announcement that Kathy and CBSG member Jon Ballou (SCBI) are recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Giant Panda Zoo Awards of 2013.

Species panda, conservation breeding, Giant panda, pandas

Leaping to the Rescue: Million Dollar Fund for Frogs

December 18, 2013

As a proud partner of the Amphibian Survival Alliance (ASA), the world’s largest partnership for amphibian conservation, we are thrilled to announce a bold new step in the quest to save amphibians.

Species amphibians, conservation