The Paddlefish (Polyodon spathula) is a species of fish unlike any other freshwater fish in the world with its elongated, paddle like rostrum.
Matt Sarver, June 5th, 2023
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
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
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
I’ll cover the fish-host weirdness in another article, but this one will describe something that must come before a mussel gets around to reproduction – feeding itself.
Anthony Sasson, August 26th, 2020
One day, management asked if I was interested in getting out from behind the front desk and helping our fish crew in the field. Yes!! I jumped at the chance.
Emily Frechette, February 26th, 2020
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
Disco Wasn't the Only Bad Thing about the 70s
Jack T. Freda, October 31st, 2017
In his 2010 book Cemeteries, author Keith Eggener “discusses the value of cemeteries as liminal space — space at the joining together of different states.
Tamara James, March 1st, 2017
Spring is slowly sneaking up on us again. Thankfully, it's time to switch our attention to the changes going on as the snow melts and everything begins to defrost.
Pete Precario, November 16th, 2016
MBI has sampled the fish assemblages in the lower Kennebec and Sebasticook Rivers in central Maine since 2002.
Chris Yoder, November 16th, 2016
Midges have a notable reputation among biologists. Like that one difficult family member you dodge at gatherings, many biologists (myself included) do not look forward to encounters with midges.
Cynthia Bauers, November 16th, 2016
It’s fall and wetlands have transformed in response to the reduced hours of sunlight and lower temperatures that come with the changing season.
Mick N. Micacchion, November 16th, 2016