ACS biologists present western yellow-billed cuckoo survey results at Arizona Field Ornithologists (AZFO) 2018 Annual Meeting

In October, ACS biologists Stephanie Cobbold and Laura Stewart attended the AZFO meeting in Ajo to present a poster describing the results of their 2018 western yellow-billed cuckoo surveys along the Upper San Pedro River for a bridge replacement project on State Route 80. The poster depicted 41 distinct cuckoo detections made over the . . . → Read More: ACS biologists present western yellow-billed cuckoo survey results at Arizona Field Ornithologists (AZFO) 2018 Annual Meeting

DNA reveals ancient parrot breeder supplied US Southwest peoples

Interesting article: https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/08/dna-reveals-ancient-parrot-breeder-supplied-us-southwest-peoples/

ACS Senior Pollen Analyst, Dr. John Jones, contributes chapter to new publication.

Dr. John Jones, ACS’ Senior Pollen Analyst has contributed a Chapter to the The Archaeology of Caribbean and Circum-Caribbean Farmers (6000 BC – AD 1500) An Introduction. As the abstract states “…This book is devoted to the archaeological study of precolonial farmers in the Caribbean and circum-Caribbean. Comprising 17 chapters, with a wide geographic reach stretching . . . → Read More: ACS Senior Pollen Analyst, Dr. John Jones, contributes chapter to new publication.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposes to delist lesser long-nosed bat

Based on input from biologists and climate change specialists, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to delist the lesser long-nosed bat (Leptonycteris curasoae yerbabuenae). An evaluation of threats and an assessment of the bat’s long term viability suggest that threats to this species have been significantly reduced, such that it no longer . . . → Read More: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposes to delist lesser long-nosed bat

ACS Announces New Phytolith Extraction Capabilities!

ACS is pleased to announce that we now have the capability to extract phytoliths in our laboratory facility at our Tempe office. This means we will have increased flexibility over the processing and extraction of phytoliths from a variety of materials including ceramics, ground stone and other artifacts, organics, and reference materials, in addition . . . → Read More: ACS Announces New Phytolith Extraction Capabilities!