Drive less. Turn off the lights. Use efficient appliances. Some steps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions are straightforward; others are trickier. Delta Science Fellow Gavin McNicol has been investigating one of the latter: wetland restoration.
UC Santa Barbara research biologist and CASG fundee Jenn Caselle addresses ways in which management efforts can shape predator-prey interactions and influence resilience in marine ecosystems.
All water is not equal when it comes to fish habitat, and this is especially true in the varied salinity zones of the San Francisco Bay Estuary (the Estuary). For the protected species Delta and Longfin smelt, Delta Science Fellow Brittany Kammerer is uncovering the limits of just how much salt these fish can handle.
New research shows that salinity plays a major role in salt marsh grass’s response to insect grazing.
Researchers Kirsten Gilardi and Jennifer Renzullo of the UC Davis Wildlife Health Center are working to recover lost crab gear from Morro Bay to Crescent City. With the support of a Collaborative Fisheries Research West grant, the researchers recruited for and developed a community-based, fishermen-led gear removal program.
California ocean anglers have long pursued the numerous and colorful rockfish species that inhabit the coastal waters. These popular fishes have inspired the name of craft beer and the California Department of Fish and Game lists 57 species native to the state. However, several rockfish populations plummeted due to overfishing from the 1970s to the …
What might San Diego look like in four decades? Twelve months ago, we explored this concept after the Climate Education Partners and the San Diego Foundation released the 2050 report detailing what climate change might mean to the city. A follow-up report was recently released with updates to the predictions. In order for the region’s …