Oxbow Farm & Conservation Center
This project builds on a 2017 CREOi amphibian research project, and will focus on baseline monitoring for amphibian presence, diversity and abundance as well as habitat characteristics (hydrology, water quality, and vegetation) in a series of seasonal and permanent ponds and wetlands in the study area. This study area is 480 Read more
Julian Olden, University of Washington
Cryptic and difficult to find, but once discovered the Olympic mudminnow is both colorful and full of charisma.
This project is a continuation of 2017 and 2018 projects focused on improving scientific understanding of the Olympic mudminnow, and building a community of practice to enhance their conservation. Previous accomplishments include a synthesis Read more
Stillwaters Environmental Center
Since 2005, Stillwaters Environmental Center near Kingston, WA has been documenting ecological conditions in the 30+ acre Carpenter Creek estuary and salt marsh. With the recent replacement of a second undersized culvert with a bridge, natural tidal flow has been reestablished in the marsh. Our monitoring and research program addresses the complexities of Read more
The goal of this project was to document the diet of an aquatic mammal predator, the river otter (Lontra canadensis), in coastal estuaries of the Makah Reservation in Northwest Washington. We sought to understand the potential role of these predators in bio-mitigation of a recent infestation of the invasive European green crab (Carcinus maenas) Read more