Pupfish headcount

In a recent blog post, we explained why some scientists believe we are witnessing the approaching extinction of the iconic Delta Smelt (see The Uncertain Future Of Read More…

Houston, we have a problem…

As we do every spring on many of the rivers in California, we are currently using rotary screw traps to enumerate outmigrating juvenile salmon – but this year, Read More…

Boat inspection

As the weather warms up and the number of people taking boats out on the waterways increases, we should all remind ourselves to take the necessary steps Read More…

Broadcasting the future

Habitat restoration is no small feat: it requires years of monitoring and constant effort to repair and maintain a healthy restored habitat. Monitoring the performance of a 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…

Frog legs

It looks a bit like a fish with legs, but this giant tadpole is well on its way to becoming a full-grown American bullfrog (Rana catesbeiana). Bullfrog Read More…

Plant a tree, help a salmon

Do you like working outdoors? Want to help restore important fish habitat on the Stanislaus River? FISHBIO and River Partners are looking for volunteers to plant native Read More…

On the (invasive species) battlefield

Whether you are restoring degraded habitat or trying to preserve natural landscapes, invasive species pose management challenges. Extricating well-established, invasive plants, as we are doing at a Read More…

Catastrophe continues…

Early last month, a large, 66-foot-long dock washed up on the shores of Oregon's central coast. The dock is part of the estimated 1.5 million tons of 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…