Film Friday: Studying Wetlands in 85 Seconds

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YsUbuFAwjiA Yesterday, February 2, was World Wetlands Day, a day for celebrating the many important services that wetlands provide. For today's Film Friday, we're featuring our video Read More…

Celebrating Stories of Change

The Sustainable Mekong Research Network (SUMERNET) celebrated its 10th birthday in January with a daylong meeting that brought together donors, policy makers, stakeholders, and research partners in Read More…

Off the Beaten Path

It has been nearly a year and a half since we began working on a collaborative project surveying small wetlands in Cambodia and Vietnam, and we have Read More…

Coming back to life

It may seem surprising that we recently spent a week in a Vietnam forest looking for fishes in dry wetlands, but the lack of water was part Read More…

Valuing Wetlands in Southeast Asia

World Wetlands Day (today) celebrates the important role that wetlands play in communities across the globe. February 2 marks the day of the adoption of the Convention Read More…

That sinking feeling

Submerged gravel bars, slippery rocks, and swift currents are all well within our comfort zone when it comes to aquatic work environments, and our sturdy wading boots Read More…

What makes a wetland?

The word "wetland” applies to a variety of different habitats that encompass some combination of land and water. Although there are many definitions, in our work we Read More…

On the Pacific Flyway

One of the joys of working outdoors in the Central Valley of California is witnessing the biannual migration of waterfowl. Our location is both a rest stop Read More…

Playing in the dirt?

When looking at soil, the most obvious property is color. Soil color can tell us about the amount of organic matter present, the mineral composition and the Read More…