Dead Drift: Adding Salmon Carcasses to Streams

Salmon feed an entire ecosystem. But what if the fish are gone?

Kris Millgate

50 Fish, 50 States: Yellowstone’s Native Fish

Yellowstone’s large mammals get the attention, but the park’s underwater wildlife is special, too.

Matthew L. Miller

A Field Guide to Freshwater Fish Watching

Your guide to enjoying the fish in your local stream.

Matthew L. Miller

The Rainbows of Bristol Bay

Research on the rainbow trout of Bristol Bay reveals the complexity of this watershed.

Matthew L. Miller

Dumpster Diving Helps Urban Wood Storks Survive

New research suggests that urban environments can act as a buffer for wetland bird species when natural food sources become unpredictable.

Justine E. Hausheer

Story type: TNC Science Brief

Better Mapping for Better Management of Gabon’s Coastal Wetlands (and Beyond)

If a picture is worth a thousand words, an accurate map may well be worth an entire novel. In Gabon, scientists are working to map a healthy future for Gabon's coastal wetlands.

Cara Cannon Byington

Story type: TNC Science Brief

Can Duck Poop Spread Invasive Fish?

New research shows carp eggs can remain viable after passing through a duck’s digestive tract.

Matthew L. Miller

Expanding the Successful Sustainable Rivers Program

Dams aren’t going away. But a successful program better manages them for people and nature.

Matthew L. Miller

Science for Evaluating Flood Risk + Improving Community Resilience

A new study examines flooding from Hurricanes Matthew and Florence and finds current hazard maps are inadequate for accurately assessing flood risks and protecting communities in North Carolina.

Cara Cannon Byington

Story type: TNC Science Brief

50 Fish, 50 States: Razorback Sucker Nursery

A new project in Utah gives endangered fish a fighting chance.

Matthew L. Miller

The Main Cause of Global Water Scarcity? It’s Us.

New research shows that by 2050, more than 70 percent of watersheds around the world will experience water scarcity driven primarily by human activity, not climate change.

Cara Cannon Byington

Story type: TNC Science Brief

Got Floods? Protecting Floodplains Could Be a Cheap Way to Reduce Damages

In many places in the U.S., $1 invested in floodplain protection today can return at least $5 in savings from avoided flood damages in the future.

Cara Cannon Byington

Story type: TNC Science Brief