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
It’s so easy to take water for granted, especially when you live in a place with streams and rivers everywhere like Ohio.
Emily Frechette, May 28th, 2019
OWA Ohio Wetlands Science Summit is Oct. 14th
Mick N. Micacchion, October 4th, 2017
OVPN Welcomes a New Project Assistant!
Allison Boehler, August 22nd, 2017
Water quality and chemical assessments are just some of the many services MBI offers.
Rachel Day, November 16th, 2016
Until you’ve had a chance to get-in and explore a high quality wetland it is hard to understand and appreciate the tremendous diversity of plant and animal species that thrive in a wet environment.
Pete Precario, November 16th, 2016
This year, MBI offered several apprenticeship opportunities under the Ohio Credible Data Law.
Marty Knapp, November 16th, 2016
Founded in 1912, the Ohio Biological Survey (OBS) was developed to provide an opportunity for a variety of organizations to collaborate, produce, publish, and disseminate biological information.
Allison Boehler, November 16th, 2016
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 hosted Dr. James Karr on May 24, 2018, who was in Ohio visiting relatives. He was kind enough to stop by MBI for a set of presentations by himself and MBI staff.
Chris Yoder, August 1st, 2018
Bottles, Bottles, Bottles.....
Vickie L. Gordon, September 20th, 2017
Earth Day is April 22nd
Allison Boehler, April 10th, 2017
One of the most interesting plants I recently stumbled upon – literally – in northeastern Ohio is the American Squawroot (Conopholis americana).
Helping to protect and restore wetlands is an important part of MBI’s mission. Healthy and functioning wetlands are an essential component of any meaningful water quality and water management program.
These wetlands which in just a short period of time will be teeming with life are currently lying under a cover of ice and waiting for the warmer weather of late winter to explode into action.
Mick N. Micacchion, November 16th, 2016
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
MBI’s Research Director, Chris Yoder, had an article published in the Ohio Water Environment Association (OWEA) April 2018 edition of the Buckeye Bulletin.
Chris Yoder, June 29th, 2018
Wetland Presentation at Dawes Arboretum Sat., Sept. 9th at 10 AM
Allison Boehler, September 5th, 2017
A major focus this year is our participation in the National Wetlands Condition Assessment, which began early this spring and has us at wetland sites across the country.
It seems that every day we hear new stories of nuisance algal blooms, Microcystis cyanobacteria and water borne toxins causing our water supply to be unpleasant and unsafe to drink and making recreation impossible.
It seems most of us fishermen got our start on a trip to the “wilds” of a pond or lake with our dads. Looking back, I realize it was as much about spending time with my dad as catching fish.
Lon Hersha, November 16th, 2016
I was assigned to take two week-long trips to Virginia with Roger Thoma, a crayfish specialist and Senior Research Associate at MBI.
Blair Prusha, November 16th, 2016