A Restored Habitat Grows Up

With the summer heat coming to an end, the irrigation season is drying up. Our crews have been busy out at the Honolulu Bar restoration site this Read More…

Flashback Friday: Zipping Through Time

California's wet winter has recently brought floodplains to the fore of many water discussions in the state. On today's Flashback Friday, we wanted to share our post Read More…

Zipping through time

In our typical fashion of experimentation, we often enjoy trying new techniques to capture photos and video in the field. Time-lapse photography is a fun method that Read More…

Broadcasting the future

Habitat restoration is no small feat: it requires years of monitoring and constant effort to repair and maintain a healthy restored habitat. Monitoring the performance of a Read More…

Focus on fish food

When working to improve the quality of habitat on a river, it is important to understand what constitutes a successful project. It is not always safe to Read More…

Who’s at home?

Now that the hard work of creating viable side-channel habitat at Honolulu Bar has wrapped up (see Restoration Complete), it is time to see how aquatic life Read More…

Restoration complete

[caption id="attachment_16338" align="alignnone" width="800"] Pre-construction; instream island over-run with non-native plants[/caption] [caption id="attachment_16339" align="alignnone" width="800"] Post-construction floodplain bench; juvenile salmon rearing habitat[/caption] Last week marked the end Read More…

On the (invasive species) battlefield

Whether you are restoring degraded habitat or trying to preserve natural landscapes, invasive species pose management challenges. Extricating well-established, invasive plants, as we are doing at a Read More…

Planting time!

With a small crew, we successfully planted native seedlings at our restoration site along the Stanislaus River (see Brute Force! and Fill ‘er Up). Planting native trees Read More…