Endangered mussel surveys are a necessary step in project planning because the distribution of mussels and species assemblage relative to a planned project is critical to completing the required environmental documentation while protecting native species.
Though few people pay any mind to the occasional “clam” shell spotted along a river bank or lake, these small but mighty creatures are deeply important to water systems across the United States, and many of them...
Filled with rare species and beautiful climes, Hawai‘i’s He‘eia NERR is a researcher’s paradise.
The Lake Erie watersnake was once endangered in Ohio and threatened federally. But thanks to a nearly decade-long effort, the snake is thriving once again.
The U.S. Geological Survey deployed acoustic Doppler meters along Idaho's Kootenai River to measure sediments in spawning habitat of endangered sturgeon.
Nearly 30 scientists and wildlife managers around the Great Lakes region have penned a letter to Sally Jewell, secretary of the U.S. Department of Interior, according to Science Mag. They are requesting that populations of gray wolves...
Passive acoustics, hydrophones help scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography and San Diego State study blue whales in the Southern California Bight.
Using GPS satellite technology, Spanish researchers studied endangered bearded vultures, and learned just how far these birds will fly to survive
The glaciers of Glacier National Park are projected to melt away by 2030. A new study suggests a rare endemic stonefly could disappear with them.