The Lake Tahoe Takeover

While Lake Tahoe is famous for its clear blue waters, the ecosystem of the lake is far from untouched or pristine. Stocking and unintended introductions of non-native Read More…

Ready, set, release

The rainy season may have gotten off to a late start in Laos, but it showed up in full force during the country’s annual Fish Releasing Day Read More…

Fresh jellies

A rare opportunity for unusual wildlife viewing occurred in northern California’s Lake Oroville this summer, when many residents and visitors spotted a large bloom of freshwater jellyfish Read More…

Winners and losers in warm, dry times

This third, continuous dry year in California highlights that droughts are not only stressful for people, they are also concerning for fish and wildlife - at least, Read More…

Frogs, toads, and hungry trout

In the late 1800s, most high Sierra Nevada lakes were teeming with frogs and toads, but contained virtually no fish. Over the past century, however, the number Read More…

Crustacean invasion

The red swamp crayfish (Procambarus clarkii) is strong and hearty, making it one of the staples in the Louisiana Cajun-cooking scene. So, what’s it doing in the Read More…

Strange sightings

Recently, some local visitors stopped by our Oakdale office to let us know they had seen a deer near Yosemite National Park that did not look like Read More…

The Mekong’s Amazon exotics

The last thing you might expect to catch in the Mekong River is a fish from the Amazon—but that’s exactly what can happen now. Researchers from Can Read More…

And the winner is…

The bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus) may be the most abundant fish in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. Data from a eight year long study of fish in the region, Read More…

Take my picture, please…

We'd like to think that given the choice this crayfish would hoist our logo without any prompting, just for the sake of internet-fame and bragging rights among Read More…