#EnvironmentfortheAmericas Tag

Hello, July! Can you believe that?! I guess it is true that time flies when you're having fun.Summer has officially arrived here in the North Cascades. It took it's sweet time to arrive, but the snow on the mountains is FINALLY melting off. That being...

Have you ever wanted to test the limits of your body and enhance it through the experiences you went through to complete a job? Well say no more!! Scientific free diving is the job for you! Muscle training, thought-provoking, air conservation, and teamwork are all...

Marker buoy with dive flag showing where divers are underwater One of FWIMP's team members, Mike, performing fish identification surveys at approximately 20 ft depths Industrial size ice box to be removed by the FWIMP team on one of the next marine debris days When it comes to...

Did you know that there are multiple species of buttercup (genus Ranunculus)? We have a handful of native buttercup species here in Washington State; however, I believe a lot of people consider them weeds. Even so, I think they are very eye-catching little flowers. Pictured...

Hello everyone! My name is James Puentes and this summer I’ll be working as a biology assistant at Biscayne National Park in Homestead, Florida. I’m ecstatic for the next three months of helping environmentalists, biologists, educators, and ecologists conduct their research whilst conducting my own....

We’ve begun our Basinwide Systematic surveys at Point Reyes! These surveys are completed every summer to monitor the conditions of the creeks that host juvenile Coho salmon and steelhead trout, both of which can be identified under the blanket term ‘salmonids’. This is carried out...

The Basinwide Systematic Surveys are still underway! If you haven’t read my last blog post detailing the first step of our current survey process, I recommend it for an in-depth explanation! For those who haven’t, our basinwide systematic survey process begins with habitat typing, which...

Since coming to Point Reyes, I’ve spent a lot of time in creeks. Many people (myself included) may focus on the contents of the creek; what species are swimming around under rock shelves, what is the quality of the water? However, a very important aspect...