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
When I think osprey, I think of our trips to the wilder parts of the South Carolina coast or a trip we took to Florida a few years ago.
Jim Lane, July 5th, 2019
MBI had the pleasure of joining fellow biologists, plant and animal experts, and other organizations at a BioBlitz held this past weekend at Salway Park in Cincinnati, Ohio along the Mill Creek.
Vickie L. Gordon, June 7th, 2019
Aquatic ecosystems, particularly rivers and streams, are amongst the most dynamic and diverse habitats found on the planet.
John Dattilo, May 28th, 2019
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
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
The quality of Ohio’s rivers and streams has improved tremendously from the grossly polluted conditions that were commonplace in the 1940s, 50s, and 60s.
Chris Yoder, November 29th, 2017