Regional Approval Concluding a 10-year Review of, CHAP

The Habitat Institute have submitted all obligatory CHAP documents to the Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District for their review and submittal  to their Planning Center of Expertise for Regional Approval. This concludes a 10-year review that cumulated last year in a review process that followed the National Academy of Science Guidelines. Regional approval would allow CHAP to be used by …

Whittier Narrows Dam Safety

The Habitat Institute – Baseline Condition Field Data Collection Completed: June 17, 2017 Whittier Narrows Dam and Reservoir: Is a flood control and water conservation project constructed in 1957 operated by the Los Angeles District of the United States Army Corps of Engineers at the Whittier Narrows in Montebello, California. Whittier Narrows Dam is a central element in the Los …

A Conservation Success Story – Columbia Spotted Frog

Nevada Department of Wildlife uses the Institute’s Columbia Spotted Frog (Rana luteiventris) range data for inclusion in their story map for their final Conservation Agreement prepared by the Columbia Spotted Frog Technical Team. THI’s data was applied to shows species distribution of this resilient little amphibian. See story here: “Nevada is a state covered by desert and semi-arid landscape. It is also a state full of …

Andrea Thorpe Ph.D. Joins The Habitat Institute Board of Directors

Corvallis, Oregon—January 30, 2017—The Habitat Institute© today announced that Andrea Thorpe, Director of science with the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) Program and Battelle Ecology, has been elected to The Habitat Institute’s board of directors. “Andrea is highly skilled in gathering and synthesizing data on the impacts of climate change, land use change and invasive species on natural resources and …