Monitoring

Eye in the Sky: The use of innovative SAR technology and new GIS tools to aid environmental compliance and monitoring.

Eye is the Sky will provide an overview of imaging technology and how it has been used in environmental litigation. The panel will also seek to address why state and federal environmental regulatory agencies have been slow to embrace these …

The Border Wall and the Rio Grande

An interactive story map detailing how border wall construction would impact the people, places and wildlife of the Lower Rio Grande Valley (LRGV) in Texas. In the absence of a comprehensive environmental study of the impacts of the border wall, …

30 years of satellite data show imperiled species are most vulnerable to habitat loss on private lands

To stem the ongoing loss of biodiversity, there is an urgent need to distinguish effective and ineffective approaches to protecting species and their habitats. Conservation laws may be strong on paper but ineffective in practice, or vary in …

ESA Intrastate Species

Proposals have been put forward to remove U.S. Endangered Species Act (ESA) protections from species found in only one state (intrastate species). Most ESA-listed species have limited ranges, which means most occur in a single state. Explore how many …

ESAdocs Search

Thousands of pages of ESA-related documents are created every year, each containing important and helpful information for conserving species. We've collected over 500,000 pages of these documents and made them fully searchable in this publicly …

Grizzly Bear Electric Fence Incentive Projects

Defenders of Wildlife maintains the Electric Fence Incentive Program in the Rockies and Plains region (read more [here](https://medium.com/wild-without-end/electrifying-coexistence-success-6aa987286f95)). Through this program, 43 fence projects were …

In the Shadow of the Wall: Wildlife on the Line in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Provided is Defenders' comprehensive report on border wall impacts to wildlife, which was produced in support by CCI.

Jaguar Recovery on the U.S. Border

The jaguar is an important keystone predator whose range extends from South America through the Southwestern U.S. This web map allows easy viewing of key pieces of jaguar recovery data, from occurrence records to suitable habitat models.

Lesser Prairie Chicken Recovery in the Great Plains

The Lesser Prairie-Chicken is an imperiled species that was formerly listed as a threatened species, but was delisted in a court decision. This web map shows the species' range in the southern High Plains.

Panther Recovery in South Florida

A web map app to...