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Bio-Clips

Species Spotlight: Long-tailed Salamander

Species Spotlight: Long-tailed Salamander

The MBI macroinvertebrate crew encountered this interesting salamander at a site in southern Ohio earlier this summer.

Alex Roller-Knapp, September 28th, 2022

Pileated Populations

Pileated Populations

While many bird populations have experienced dramatic declines during the last half century, one group that has actually shown population increases is woodpeckers.

Casey Tucker, Guest Writer, June 30th, 2022

Species Spotlight: Northern Brook Lamprey (Ichthyomyzon fossor

Species Spotlight: Northern Brook Lamprey (Ichthyomyzon fossor

The Northern Brook Lamprey (Ichthyomyzon fossor) is a native, non-parasitic lamprey species that occupies small to medium sized streams.

Paul DeRolf, May 10th, 2022

Articles

Water Quality Surveys Work Wonders

Water Quality Surveys Work Wonders

Stream monitoring is an important part of tracking the health of streams and is done through a combination of water quality, fish, and macroinvertebrate surveys.

Emily Crow, Emma Roberts, Preston Smith Otterbein University, August 2nd, 2022

First Records of Freckled Madtom in Ohio

First Records of Freckled Madtom in Ohio

Two new Ohio localities for the Freckled Madtom (Noturus nocturnus Jordan and Gilbert, 1886) were recently discovered.

Matt Sarver, February 11th, 2022

Range Expansion of the Channel Shiner

Range Expansion of the Channel Shiner

The Channel Shiner is a small minnow with subdued physical features that makes identification difficult due to the similar morphological characteristics of several other species of shiners.

Matt Sarver, November 30th, 2021

Growing Native: Our Family’s Journey

Growing Native: Our Family’s Journey

Although my mother reports that, as a baby, I would cry when placed barefoot in the grass, I think this was more about my disdain for monocultures than an aversion to plants.

Mark Dilley, Guest Writer, October 21st, 2021