Conservation Partners connecting working lands conservation from the Gulf of Mexico to the High Plains with the vision of a sustainable landscape of natural resources resilient to the threats and stressors associated with our changing world.

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Conservation Coordinator 

  • Golden-cheeked Warbler - Jill Wussow

    Golden-cheeked Warbler (Dendroica chrysoparia)
    Photo courtesy Jill Wussow, Texas A&M IRNR

  • Mottled Duck

    Mottled Duck (Anas fulvigula)
    Photo courtesy Ruth Elsey of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries

  • Brazilian (Mexican) Free-tailed Bat

    Brazilian (Mexican) Free-tailed Bat (Tadarida brasiliensis)
    Photo courtesy U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

  • Diamondback Terrapin

    Diamondback Terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin)
    Photo courtesy U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

  • Black-Capped Vireo

    Black-Capped Vireo (Vireo atricapilla)
    Photo courtesy Fish and Wildlife Service

  • Alligator Gar - TPWD

    Alligator Gar (Atractosteus spatula)
    Photo courtesy Texas Parks and Wildlife Department © 2006

  • Black Skimmer - TPWD

    Black Skimmer (Rynchops niger)
    Photo courtesy Texas Parks and Wildlife Department © 2006

  • Gudalupe Bass - TPWD

    Guadalupe Bass (Micropterus treculii)
    Photo courtesy Texas Parks and Wildlife Department © 2006

  • Gulf Menhaden

    Gulf Menhaden (Brevoortia patronus)

  • Little Blue Heron

    Little Blue Heron (Egretta caerulea)
    Photograph taken by Dori (dori@merr.info)

Science

Developing and integrating the best available science into today’s conservation work is essential to effectively address the complexities of modern-day landscape ecology and the uncertainty of highly variable climate conditions.

We want to be leading the development of emerging science—particularly GIS technology and climate science—and making it accessible to the conservation community and others. Some projects are described as completed while some science projects are in development.

Learn More About Partner-Driven Science