Synchronicity: Autumn Leaf Change and Brook Trout Spawning
Why and how fall leaves change color, and how the timing of brook trout spawning may be synchronized with leaf change.
Banded mysterysnail found in Mirror Lake
On September 14th, 2018 AsRA’s Science & Stewardship Director, Dr. Brendan Wiltse, and board member, Dr. Larry Master, snorkeled Mirror Lake to develop a better understanding of the density and distribution of banded mysterysnails in the lake. They found the snails prevalent in almost all near-shore environments in the lake. Estimated densities ranged from 10-20 snails per square meter.
How do streamgages work?
Streamgages are vitally important to understanding the flow of a river and protecting surrounding communities from flooding. The United State Geological Survey (USGS) has over 9,000 streamgages deployed across the country. Many of these feed real-time...