- Endangered pallid sturgeon larvae found in Missouri River Updated: Jul-30-15 5:13 pm
BELLEVUE, Nebraska - Three fish larvae captured from the Missouri River last year have been confirmed as those of the endangered pallid sturgeon, the U.S. Geological Survey said Thursday.
- Oklahoma and EPA to study state's rivers, lakes and streams Updated: Jul-30-15 3:13 am
OKLAHOMA CITY - The condition of Oklahoma's wetlands is being analyzed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Oklahoma Secretary of Energy and Environment as part of a national initiative.
- Mussel survey must be done before Sylvan Island bridge fix Updated: Jul-27-15 9:17 am
MOLINE, Illinois - A study must be done about the possible impact on any threatened or endangered mussel species before Moline's Sylvan Island pedestrian bridge can be replaced.
- River, bay in Connecticut 'sick' from 'nuisance' algae Updated: Jul-25-15 3:06 am
STONINGTON, Connecticut - Wagging their wide tails as Kait Maginel and David Prescott tossed them back overboard, two lobsters that had shared a wire trap overnight with four spider crabs and a whelk had just been enlisted as ambassadors in the cause of cleaning up the lower Pawcatuck River and Little Narragansett Bay.
- Young alligator snapping turtles released in SW Louisiana Updated: Jul-21-15 2:50 pm
LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana - Eight young alligator snapping turtles - held carefully to avoid their nasty bites - have been released in southwest Louisiana as part of a state program to try to keep the reptiles off the federal endangered list.
- Scientists, DWP debate future of Los Angeles pond Updated: Jul-21-15 6:20 am
LOS ANGELES - As the drought ravages California, scientists are debating whether to keep Los Angeles' only nature preserve full of water.
- Lexington woman kayaking the Mississippi River for research Updated: Jul-19-15 12:44 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - It was day seven, and the exhaustion was about to set in. Alyssum Pohl was in her tent hopelessly trying to sleep while a group of drunken twentysomethings spent the night shooting guns and yelling just outside.
- Researcher studies Iao Stream's freshwater species Updated: Jul-16-15 9:04 am
WAILUKU, Hawaii - An aquatics biologist with the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources say it is hard to tell how the increased freshwater in Maui's Iao Stream is affecting freshwater species.
- Study finds contaminants in California public-water supplies Updated: Jul-15-15 6:41 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Nearly one-fifth of the raw groundwater used for public drinking water systems in California contains excessive levels of potentially toxic contaminants, according to a decade-long U.S. Geological Survey study that provides one of the first comprehensive looks at the health of California's public water supply and groundwater.
- Transmitters show how fish move between waterways Updated: Jul-10-15 4:49 pm
HELENA, Montana - "We're picking one up right away - code 114, walleye tagged at Highway 12 Bridge," said FWP fisheries technician Adam Strainer.