“Timber sales are not planned by wildlife managers; they’re assigned from the top down.”
A year in the life of a tree, with images by Dominique Braud & music by Bryan Akipa
A new short film, Oshkigin: Spirit of Fire, shows the traditional controlled burning practices of the Anishinaabe people. These small burns help prevent wildfires from getting out of hand.
“We’ll use these stable isotope fingerprints of mercury to look at what source is being methylated and getting into the fish,” says USGS’s Sarah Janssen.
“People in the community were grateful we were getting some kind of help, but it turned out to be an epic disaster.”
A photographic journey to Crex Meadows & Bosque del Apache
Researchers are learning about the microplastics in Lake Superior.
Life in the winter trout streams of the Driftless.
Agate commentary and an interview with scientist Jim Almendinger