Publications

Bio-Clips

Ephemera

Ephemera

On a recent hot and humid morning, I found a little spider web on a gate in our backyard.

Casey Tucker, Guest Writer, July 7th, 2021

Shining Star Roger Thoma Retires

Shining Star Roger Thoma Retires

After working tirelessly (well maybe occasionally tired) as a biologist and conservationist for nearly 50 years, Roger Thoma has retired, again.

Allison Boehler, June 25th, 2021

Best of luck, Blair!

Best of luck, Blair!

Blair Prusha has worked with MBI for the past 9 years. His primary focus has been on macroinvertebrate surveys, although he has also done GIS work, helped with fish surveys, and jumped in on a multitude of other projects.

Allison Boehler, June 8th, 2021

Articles

What’s Happening To Our Bees?

What’s Happening To Our Bees?

I’ve had beehives off and on since I was a kid. Until recently, I’ve never had any serious problems or lost an entire hive over the winter.

Pete Precario, June 4th, 2021

Earth Day 2021 is April 22nd!

Earth Day 2021 is April 22nd!

Are you looking for ideas on how to celebrate Earth Day? We've put together a short list of some suggestions for events and activities!

Allison Boehler, April 7th, 2021

Plant Perception

Plant Perception

At first, the recently planted row of pepper plants appeared submerged in a sea of grass and weeds. My job was to weed the bed.

Emily Frechette, March 14th, 2021

Ohio Darter Diving

Ohio Darter Diving

The public often is not aware of these little fish but are quite familiar with their larger cousins the Yellow Perch, Walleye, and Sauger.

Paul DeRolf, February 4th, 2021