Photo Friday: Flashy Fish Scales

Holding a staff photo contest is one way we encourage our field technicians and biologists to find creative ways to document the world around them. This photo Read More…

Fluctuating Fish in a Cambodian Floodplain

Systems that experience flood pulses are often dynamic hotspots of biodiversity, and as such  can contribute great economic and cultural significance. The seasonally flooded Tonle Sap Lake Read More…

Film Friday: Trout Waiting for Salmon Eggs

https://youtu.be/NbuEZKAUvoU Salmon migrate hundreds of miles just to lay their eggs, but some of the eggs never stand a chance. Hungry mouths, like the trout in this Read More…

The State of Water: A Book Review

The State of Water (2017) written and illustrated by Obi Kaufmann is a small hardcover book measuring just 5 x 7 inches, but between its tiny covers Read More…

The Vibrant, Vivacious, Varied Thrush

With the look of a particularly flamboyant robin, the varied thrush (Izoreus naevius) is an eye-catching part-time resident in California forests. This colorful male, spotted by one Read More…

Film Friday: Get Ready for the Salmon Festival!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lglXBvjtG-0 The Stanislaus River Salmon Festival is coming up tomorrow, Saturday November 9, from 10 am–3 pm at the Knights Ferry Recreation Area! To get you excited Read More…