Bio-Clips

Jim Karr Visits MBI

Jim Karr Visits MBI

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....

Bottles, Bottles, Bottles....

Bottles, Bottles, Bottles.....

Vickie L. Gordon, September 20th, 2017

MBI Employee to Host Earth Day Cleanup!

MBI Employee to Host Earth Day Cleanup!

Earth Day is April 22nd

Allison Boehler, April 10th, 2017

Squaw Root

Squaw Root

One of the most interesting plants I recently stumbled upon – literally – in northeastern Ohio is the American Squawroot (Conopholis americana).

Pete Precario, November 16th, 2016

Wetlands

Wetlands

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.

Pete Precario, November 16th, 2016

Vernal Pool Rebirth

Vernal Pool Rebirth

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

Pollution History and Biological Recovery of the Scioto River Published by OWEA

Pollution History and Biological Recovery of the Scioto River Published by OWEA

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

Mick Micacchion Presents at the Dawes Arboretum this Saturday, Sept. 9th, 10 AM

Mick Micacchion Presents at the Dawes Arboretum this Saturday, Sept. 9th, 10 AM

Wetland Presentation at Dawes Arboretum Sat., Sept. 9th at 10 AM

Allison Boehler, September 5th, 2017

Mid Field Season Update

Mid Field Season Update

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.

Allison Boehler, November 16th, 2016

Wetlands, Headwater Streams, and Nutrients

Wetlands, Headwater Streams, and Nutrients

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.

Pete Precario, November 16th, 2016

Elucidating Ecological Ethos: The Gar

Elucidating Ecological Ethos: The Gar

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

Digging for Gold

Digging for Gold

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

OWA Ohio Wetlands Science Summit - October 14th!

OWA Ohio Wetlands Science Summit - October 14th!

OWA Ohio Wetlands Science Summit is Oct. 14th

Mick N. Micacchion, October 4th, 2017

The Ohio Vernal Pool Network Welcomes Lauren Blyth as its New Project Assistant!

The Ohio Vernal Pool Network Welcomes Lauren Blyth as its New Project Assistant!

OVPN Welcomes a New Project Assistant!

Allison Boehler, August 22nd, 2017

USGS StreamStats

USGS StreamStats

Water quality and chemical assessments are just some of the many services MBI offers.

Rachel Day, November 16th, 2016

Tussock Sedge

Tussock Sedge

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

2013 Apprenticeship Training

2013 Apprenticeship Training

This year, MBI offered several apprenticeship opportunities under the Ohio Credible Data Law.

Marty Knapp, November 16th, 2016

Organization Spotlight: Ohio Biological Survey

Organization Spotlight: Ohio Biological Survey

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