A CIRE research team was featured in a Travis Air Force Base news article February, 22. The research team is conducting a monitoring project for several species of amphibian and one bird species listed by the ESA and found at Travis.
CIRE recently expanded site evaluations and cultural resource support projects on U.S. Air Force bases. The research will help bases know whether they have any archaeological sites and where they are located so they can avoid them during their military exercises and other activities that are part of their core mission.
CIRE has expanded an ongoing study of bats with the U.S. Air Force. The research builds on a project started last summer collecting bat audio data on 14 bases across the mid-west. The current study is planned for an additional 48 base ranging from California to Massachusetts.
CIRE, in collaboration with the Avian Science Center at the University of Montana, is seeking 2 field technicians to assist in conducting Greater Sage-grouse lek surveys at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, this spring.