eDNA

As part of my surveys of Oklahoma lakes for aquatic invasive plants, I have started a project to test if environmental DNA (eDNA for short) techniques would be useful for surveying bodies of water for aquatic invasive plants. Environmental DNA is DNA from organisms that is collected from the environment – soil, water, air – … More eDNA

Recover and Prepare

Winter is a season of recovery and preparation. –Paul Theroux I have spent the last few weeks organizing, cataloging, writing,ย thinking, planning, strategizing, and coordinating. ย Although not technically winter, this is the season for many temperate climate field biologists to hunker down to think, ruminate, analyze. ย We look out our office window and wish we could … More Recover and Prepare