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Last year, the Secretary of the Interior approved the first ever utility-scale solar power plants on public lands in the West. Despite increasing success in the utility-scale solar industry, federal land managers continue to evaluate the many pending applications in a reactive manner: solar companies submit applications to construct power plants and federal land managers react to those applications. This reactive process is incapable of providing the certainty necessary to build a successful solar industry.
The Interior Department’s revised solar energy plan for public lands will ensure existing transmission capacity can be accessed and needed new transmission will be developed in a timely manner.
Assessing species and area vulnerabilitAssessing Species and Area Vulnerability to Climate Change for the Oregon Conservation Strategy: Willamette Valley Ecoregiony to climate change for the Oregon Conservation Strategy: Willamette Valley Ecoregion »
Defenders worked with graduate students at the University of California at Davis to conduct a vulnerability assessment on 46 species within the Willamette Valley Ecoregion of Oregon. This report also provides an initial guideline for future place-based climate change vulnerability analyses.
Defenders of Wildlife and other conservation groups are running ads in key Capitol Hill media outlets the week of October 31 - November 4, 2011 to oppose proposed spending cuts in Congress that will harm wildlife and wildlife-related jobs.
Executive Summary: Developing Payment for Ecosystem Services Programs in California's Central Valley »
The Executive Summary of "Payments for Ecosystem Services: A California Rancher Perspective"
Defenders comments for the November, 2011 Board of Game meeting in Barrow, Alaska.
This report presents the results of a survey of California ranchers' perspectives, knowledge, and preferences for current and prospective resource conservation programs based on incentives for conserving or restoring ecosystem services. This information can assist in determining the structure and features that a potential PES program or market in California could embody.