July 21, 2020 was a special day. That’s because it’s the day when my AmeriCorps crew and I met our main “boss” with the City of Boulder, the personification of fear itself: Jo.
A new study has just included jaguars as one of the 20 most important large mammals to restore.
As you may recall, the Center for Biological Diversity recently petitioned the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to reintroduce jaguars to the U.S. They’ve now released a list of frequently-asked questions (FAQs) to accompany their petition.
Happy New Year! Now that the forced holiday cheer is out of the way, it’s time to get down to business. By “business,” I mean an announcement that is likely of zero consequence to your lives.
When I started learning about jaguars in the United States, no one was talking about reintroducing them. Last year, however, a team of researchers published a paper called “The case for reintroduction: The Jaguar (Panthera onca) in the United States as a Model.” What follows is a discussion about the idea of reintroducing jaguars to the U.S., based (loosely) on that article.