What’s for lunch?

As lunchtime approaches, Patrick may be thinking about what’s for lunch, but at the moment he’s trying to figure out how we're going to fit more salmon Read More…

The abyss

[gallery link="file" columns="2"] We often need to fabricate specialized instruments for unique applications. In this case, we wanted underwater lights that operate on a timer to use Read More…

Hazards of fieldwork

As we begin our annual monitoring of the downstream migration of salmon and steelhead, we have to remind ourselves of the hazards we face. Each winter we install multiple rotary screw Read More…

Fish out of water…

This is a fish out of water, both literally and figuratively. While out conducting a fish survey on the Tuolumne River we spotted this plecostamus, an exotic Read More…

Busy as a beaver…

One of the advantages of constantly being outside sampling fish and wildlife populations is we get to see a lot of interesting things, including glimpses into animal Read More…