National Parks Traveler – Searching for Pika Poo

Ashley Whipple is on hands and knees, peering into crevices in a rock cairn at the top of Rocky Mountains National Park. Looking for bright white stains on the stone – which indicate the presence of pika animals and their urine – she climbs up and down, looking. What is she searching for? Scat. Read…

Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance – Fish ID

The hot summer sun bounces off the water’s surface on Western Lake in Walton County. Challen Hyman, joint environmental research scientist with the Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA) and Mattie M. Kelly Environmental Institute​ at Northwest Florida State College (MKEI), readies a seine net, as Brandy Foley, CBA monitoring coordinator, checks their location. Richie Gray, MKEI…