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…

No bankers hours here

Fishery biologists often work odd hours, as is the case with this reservoir fish population assessment. Many fish species are more active during dawn and dusk periods, Read More…