Written by Jeff Opperman | January 29th, 2013
Get the skinny on mischievous monkeys, freshwater dolphins and travel in Southeast Asia from Conservancy scientist Jeff Opperman’s two children, who recently returned from a 1,500-mile journey down the Mekong River.
Written by Matt Miller | August 1st, 2012
Can a roadside ditch help conserve populations of fish? It may seem odd but those little channels may be vital in restoring northern pike populations.
Written by Matt Miller | July 24th, 2012
Northern pike don’t talk, but their ears can tell scientists crucial information on where this fish spawns.
Written by Matt Miller | May 22nd, 2012
No touch sex? A mouth full of juniors? Appendages that double as fishing lures? Welcome to the weird, weird world of freshwater mussels.
Written by Matt Miller | May 15th, 2012
Learn how a low cost, low risk and low tech solution is helping move millions of Alabama shad over dams for spawning.
Written by Jeff Opperman | November 26th, 2009
While those who work in freshwater conservation frequently (and understandably) emphasize the daunting array of threats to aquatic ecosystems, Thanksgiving seems a good time to reflect on reasons for optimism and, well, gratitude. I live near Cleveland, a city that since the 1960s has been known primarily for sports heartbreaks and the rather incongruous event [...]
Written by Bob Lalasz | October 16th, 2009
Phew, that was a furious Blog Action Day ’09 yesterday — with more than 13,000 blogs posting 27,000 blog posts in 24 hours on climate change in 155 countries to almost 18 million readers. (The Nature Conservancy and Cool Green Science were thrilled to be partners in the effort.) But the sun has risen again [...]