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Dublin Students Get a Glimpse of Aquatic Ecology

Dublin Students Get a Glimpse of Aquatic Ecology

4th and 5th grade students at Daniel Wright and Riverside Elementary Schools in Dublin were shown real world examples of aquatic ecosystems, organism interactions and the invasive species that can disrupt their balance.

Matt Sarver, February 20th, 2020

Species Spotlight: White-tailed Deer Foraging in Winter

Species Spotlight: White-tailed Deer Foraging in Winter

The White-tailed deer is native across most of the continental U.S. with exceptions of the southwest. Their size varies across their geographic range ranging from 90 to 300 pounds.

Jim Lane, February 6th, 2020

Species Spotlight: Pumpkinseed Sunfish

Species Spotlight: Pumpkinseed Sunfish

The Pumpkinseed Sunfish (Lepomis gibbosus) is a member of the sunfish family Centrarchidae, and is a frequently encountered species in many of our survey sites around the Chicago area.

Zach Alley, July 26th, 2019

Articles

Training is Important... Very Important!

Training is Important... Very Important!

MBI will offer a variety of training classes in aquatic bioassessment ranging from professional level courses to training for those who are interested in what has become known as “citizen science”.

Chris Yoder, February 6th, 2020

A Collaborative Effort to Assess the Health of Our Nation’s Rivers and Streams

A Collaborative Effort to Assess the Health of Our Nation’s Rivers and Streams

Aquatic ecosystems, particularly rivers and streams, are amongst the most dynamic and diverse habitats found on the planet.

John Dattilo, May 28th, 2019

The Role of Citizen Monitoring in Protecting Stream Biodiversity

The Role of Citizen Monitoring in Protecting Stream Biodiversity

The Clean Water Act, passed in 1972, is charged with protecting the chemical and physical health and biodiversity of the Nation’s waters, including streams and rivers.

Edward T. Rankin, September 26th, 2018

Where are Ohio's Vernal Pool Amphibians in Winter?

Where are Ohio's Vernal Pool Amphibians in Winter?

It is winter, very cold, snow covers the ground, and ice is on lakes, streams, ponds, and wetlands, including vernal pools.

Mick N. Micacchion, January 22nd, 2018