Dr. Slater - RAC appointee

03 October 2012
Download press release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Joseph Dane, Development Director801.484.6808 | Conservation Director Dr. Steven Slater joins Utah Resource Advisory Council Salt Lake City, Utah, September 21, 2012 – HawkWatch International’s Conservation Director, Steve Slater, Ph.D. was appointed as a representative of the environmental organizations to the Utah…

KCPW interview w/ Brian Sullivan

21 September 2012
Brian Sullivan, eBird Project Leader and guest speaker at HawkWatch International's 2012 Wings Across the West fundraiser, interviews on 88.3 KCPW's "CityViews" show with Jennifer Napier-Pearce on September 20, 2012 to talk about Citizen Science. Click here to listen to the full interview.

KPCW interview w/ Steve Slater

01 August 2012
Steve Slater, Conservation Director, interviews on KPCW's "This Green Earth" show on July 31, 2012 to talk about HawkWatch International's cheatgrass research project. Click here to listen to the full interview.

Cheatgrass Report: Utah Legacy Raptor Partnership

31 July 2012
  The invasive winter–annual cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum) has degraded public and private lands throughout the Western United States, particularly in the Great Basin region of Utah (Knapp 1996). Cheatgrass invasion supports a loss of native vegetation, heightened fire risk and decline in biodiversity has potentially severe implications for land managers,…

HWI Awarded Prestigious Conservation Grant

30 April 2012
Download press release HawkWatch International (HWI) has been awarded a prestigious Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act (NMBCA) grant to predict over which mountain ridges in the U.S. west raptors may migrate. The project will help ensure that potential new ridge top developments such as wind turbines are situated in low-impact…

HWI's Conservation Director Appears on Radio Program

26 September 2011
Dr. Steven Slater, Conservation Director for HWI, appeared on the  KRCL radio program RadioActive! to discuss the organization's history, ongoing monitoring conducted at migration sites, and the many issues negatively impacting raptors throughout their range.  Click here to listen to the interview: http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/krcl/news.newsmain/article/1/0/1855604/RadioActive/RadioActive!.Sept.21.Hawks.and.Wall.St

Manzano Mountain Site Featured on BirdNote

17 November 2010
HWI's Manzano Mountain Raptor Migration site was recently featured on national radio program, BirdNote with Chris Peterson.

Chelan Ridge Featured on BirdNote

23 September 2010
Chelan Ridge Raptor Migration Site featured on national radio program, BirdNote with Chris Peterson. 

Raptors and the Gulf Coast Oil Spill

04 August 2010
Coverage of the recent Gulf Coast oil spill, a.k.a Deepwater Horizon, has overwhelmed our public discussions since it first started gushing from the ocean floor on April 20.  The initial explosion that set the tragedy in motion killed 11 platform workers and injured 17 others.  The Deepwater Horizon spill has…

BLM Publishes Technical Reports on the Implications of Raptor Nesting Near Oil and Gas Development

19 July 2010
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has published a series of technical reports based on HWI studies of the implications of raptor nesting near oil and gas development. Technical Report 432 - Raptor Nesting Near Oil and Gas Development: An Overview of Key Findings and Implications for Management Based on…