Science Writer

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  • A (Happy) Climate Change Science Surprise

    Conservancy scientists were not surprised that changes in the way California manages its natural and agricultural lands could contribute to meeting the state’s climate change goals. What did surprise them was just how substantial that contribution could be.

    Cara Cannon Byington

  • Reefs Like Zombies?

    Coral reefs, parrotfish, climate change, Michigan tourists, and, well, zombies.

    Cara Cannon Byington

  • Hurricane Sandy and the Flooding That Wasn’t

    Most visitors come her for the warblers, but some come for the weirs.

    Cara Cannon Byington

  • Saved by Sand Dunes

    On the five year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, a return to the Jersey Shore towns saved by sand dunes.

    Cara Cannon Byington

  • A Brief Field Guide to the Rocks at Blowing Rocks

    What, exactly, are the rocks at the Conservancy's Blowing Rocks preserve? And why do they sometimes blow like geysers?

    Cara Cannon Byington

  • Give Me Shelter

    Our writer is in Cape May during fall migration. She could be birding, so why is she climbing around on a roof without her binoculars instead?

    Cara Cannon Byington

  • Tracking Little Turtles on the Prairie

    What do you do if you only have 8 known Blanding’s turtles in the population you’re studying at Illinois’s Nachusa Grasslands Preserve? Get out the hoop traps and the sardines.

    Cara Cannon Byington

  • Kids, Drones & Science at the Water’s Edge in Grenada

    The future of Grenada is in good hands because kids like this — who can plant mangroves and test water quality without even wrinkling their clothes — kids like this can probably do just about anything.

    Cara Cannon Byington