Flooded Road

The rainy season in Laos brings a whole new level of uncertainty to field work, and requires extra resourcefulness. After our team recently led a training on Read More…

The Warm Blob

Sometimes a warm welcome is not a good thing. The Northwest Fisheries Science Center (NWFSC) recently released information on the 2017 ocean conditions that greeted out-migrating juvenile Read More…

Film Friday: Coastal Cleanup Day

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M6q5zfEfCpI Tomorrow is Coastal Cleanup Day, and we hope you're ready to hit your local beaches or creeks armed with buckets and bags! We understand the importance Read More…

Feral Kittens: From Wild to Tame

We came in to our Oakdale office after the 4th of July holiday weekend to find a frightened feral kitten running loose in our kitchen. After attempting Read More…

Salty Soils: Can California Recover?

Finding fresh water in California, with its unsteady climate and uneven distribution of rainfall, is known to be a challenge. But what to do with that water Read More…

Flashback Friday: Lingering Legacy

This week's flashback goes all the way back to the Gold Rush era, and describes how mining practices significantly transformed the rivers of California. The California Gold Read More…

Bryozoan Blobs

What is this gelatinous, slippery blob that a homeowner recently pulled out of Lake Tulloch, California? Spend enough time in nature and you are likely to encounter Read More…

Feminized Fish and the Power of Pollution

Pollution in the environment can take many forms, from physical trash to invisible chemicals. Once it enters a waterway, chemical pollution can spread over great distances and Read More…

Photo Friday: Sand Man

Today's Photo Friday offers a peek inside our FABLAB, and is the winner of our staff Photo of the Month contest for its creative low-angle perspective. Whether Read More…