May 2017

May 30, 2017

The elusive and shy giant pandas live a solitary life, out of the prying eyes of civilization.

That is until a few started sporting GPS collars, then GPS collars with accelerometers. Suddenly, data flows and minutia of a panda’s once private days spring to life – or at least spring to pretty intense, brightly colored graphs that shed light on how pandas mosey about, and how that relates to some pretty personal matters, as well as the conditions around them.


May 18, 2017

Molly Good for MSU Flygals

PhD student and U.S. Fisheries and Wildlife employee Molly Good will be spreading the gospel of fly fishing through the social media today for the groups #FishLikeaGirl campaign with a live Facebook event at 2:30 p.m. EST (11:30 a.m. PT). The feature will be on the USFWS Pacific Region Facebook page.


May 10, 2017

As nearly 75 percent of the nation’s largest dams approach the high maintenance years, safety and economics figure large in decisions to fix or replace. A recent study by Michigan State University (MSU) researchers makes a case to consider how those dams affect the streams and fish that live in them.