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Pacific Southwest Research Station

Pacific Southwest
Research Station

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Albany, CA 94710-0011
(510) 883-8830
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Pika and Restoration

The American pika has become an icon for climate change. These rabbit relatives live almost exclusively in rocky slopes at higher elevations. Researchers are attempting to determine their historic range and how rising temperatures will affect their habitats.

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Posted: January 10, 2017


  • Connie Millar, PSW
  • Eagle Lake Ranger District, Lassen National Forest
  • Alpine Ecosystems Team, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
  • Erik Beever, USGS Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center
Last Modified: Mar 21, 2017 02:10:30 PM