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Wetland Botany program to be held at Volo Bog - Northwest Herald

Northwest Herald
Wetland Botany program to be held at Volo Bog. By NORTHWEST HERALDEmail. 12:57 am. Bring curiosity and passion to delve deep into the botanical wonders found at the Volo Bog State Natural Area. Wetland Botany will meet from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 19 ...

Nipam Patel appointed director of the Marine Biological Laboratory - UChicago News

UChicago News
Nipam Patel, a leading scholar in modern evolutionary and developmental biology, has been appointed director of the Marine Biological Laboratory, an affiliate of the University of Chicago. In addition, Patel will be appointed as a faculty member at the ...

Campaigners press US National Toxicology Program on animal testing - Chemical Watch

Chemical Watch
Two animal rights groups have called on the US National Toxicology Program to replace "wasteful" animal tests with alternative methods for determining the safety of chemicals. Co-authored by the White Coat Waste Project and the New England ...

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Richland, Washington - United States

Proudly Operated by Battelle Since 1965. The Ecology Technical Group is part of the Earth Systems Science Division within the Energy and Environment Directorate of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. PNNL is operated for the U.S. Department of Energy by Battelle Memorial Institute. Our research and technology development activities cover a broad range of land and water resources issues:

Biological resource management
Ecological risk assessment
Ecosystem characterization and monitoring
Habitat quality assessment
Watershed analysis and hydrologic forecasting
Juvenile fish physiology and behavior
Fish bypass and advanced turbine design
Fish tracking and habitat mapping.

We develop and deploy science and technology to help governmental agencies and corporate land managers accomplish their primary missions while protecting and enhancing ecological resources. We offer in-depth knowledge of ecosystem management that balances operational demands with effective stewardship of natural resources.

Conifers in the Pacific Northwest
United States

Welcome to the tree identification Home Page at Oregon State University! The purpose of this site is to help you identify common conifers and broadleaves in the Pacific Northwest. Feel free to skip through the pages to learn more about specific genera, or to try your hand at identifying a tree specimen with a user-friendly dichotomous key. If you don't have a specimen handy, go to the mystery tree pages to try to identify the trees pictured.

Caterpillars of the Pacific Northwest
United States

A field guide to caterpillars commonly found in forests and woodlands of the Pacific Northwest, USA, including sections on natural history, nomenclature, identification keys, and a guide to collection and preservation of specimens.

Sarcosomataceae in the Pacific Northwest

The members of the family Sarcosomataceae are characterized by dark colored (brown to black), tough-textured, shallow to deep cup-shaped apothecia (fruiting bodies) with or without stipes (stems), growing in the spring / early summer on rotting wood, humus or soil. The sterile tissue of the exterior underside is typically dark colored. The Sarcosomataceae found in the Pacific Northwest comprise nine species in five genera: Desmazierella, Neour

Pezizales in the Pacific Northwest

The operculate cup-fungi (Pezizales) include most, but not all, of the large fleshy cup-fungi found in the Pacific Northwest and Rocky Mountain region. The group also includes many small to minute (0.3-12 mm diam.) species that are usually overlooked because of their size, color, and/or habitat (e.g., dung of various types). All cup-fungi are Ascomycetes and produce their spores within a sac-like cell (the ascus, pl. asci) which together with the

Trees of the Pacific Northwest
United States

Tree identification home page at Oregon State University.

Pacific Northwest Plants
United States

Provides a database for plant identification, culture and usage for the Northwest, including native and introduced species and their major varieties and cultivars.

Consortium Of Pacific Northwest Herbaria
United States

The ultimate goal of the Consortium is to provide the scientific community, land management agencies, conservation organizations, and the interested public with a single online access point to the wealth of existing and emerging information about the Pacific Northwest flora. The subjects of herbaria collections (vascular plants, nonvascular plants, fungi, lichens, and algae) by their very nature often have regional distributions that cross state

Pacific Northwest Herpetological Society
United States

PNHS promotes habitat preservation, public awareness, and responsible herpetoculture (the keeping and breeding of reptiles and amphibians).

Crane Fly Pests of the Pacific Northwest
United States

Information on the occurrence, biology, damage, and management for these introduced pests of turf and many other plants.

Pacific Northwest Native Wildlife Gardening
United States

Guide to naturescaping: from gardening with native plants to attracting native wildlife to one's yard.