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The Remarkable Restoration of the Bay Checkerspot Butterfly in Edgewood Preserve

On an afternoon in Redwood City, California in 2002, Dr. Stu Weiss documented the last Bay Checkerspot butterfly to fly in Edgewood Preserve. The butterfly was extinct from the area. Following its extinction, Dr. Weiss was determined to change the butterfly’s fate and understand what caused its massive collapse from an area where it used

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7 Tips For Effective Spring Biology Surveys

Every spring biological survey is slightly different. While some species—plants and butterflies to name two—have variable survey seasons, others have well established or federally mandated survey seasons. Missing a survey window can adversely impact a project’s schedule. Working closely with project biologists can help identify biological constraints early in the process, helping a project stay

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