Flashback Friday: Taking it Portable

Today's Flashback Friday is a look at one of our more impressive DIY moments. Our work often calls for quick thinking and adaptability. Last year, we ran Read More…

Rolling out the Un-Welcome Mat

Over the years we have spent a lot of effort helping fish to spawn on both sides of the Pacific Ocean, yet occasionally a project comes along Read More…

Film Friday: How to Assemble a Sonar Mount

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9jU8VSUQgmI Today's Film Friday walks through the steps needed to assemble our custom-designed mount for an ARIS or DIDSON sonar camera.

Photo Friday: Darkness and Light

Today's Photo Friday is a recent scene of welding in our FABLAB. Moving through some of the shortest days can be a time for reflecting on both Read More…

Fresh new coat for an ugly old boat

When Old Red rolled into the shop she looked a little rough around the edges, but this 17-foot North River outboard still had a lot of life Read More…

Film Friday: An Elevator for the Riverwatcher

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wb9xdBPkN1Q Today's Film Friday features an elevator structure we constructed to help lower and raise a Riverwatcher automated fish counter into and out of a fish ladder Read More…

Film Friday: Fish Lab Evolution

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pxk9pnLMuHc Our Fish Lab was a work in progress for several years as we transformed it from a storage space to a fully functional wet lab. As Read More…

Film Friday: Fyke Trap Install

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fB4ZItxGr0c With a new fyke trapping project getting underway on the San Joaquin River, we wanted to share this film showing how these giant fish traps get Read More…

Upcycled Dehydrator

Thanks to the expert fabricators in our FABLAB, our kitchen now has a custom-built dehydrator, a bit larger than a typical off-the-shelf unit. They converted an inoperable Read More…