"We study the direct and indirect influences of Pacific salmon on terrestrial ecosystems in southeastern Alaska"

Follow along with us as we research the importance of this critical resource pulse, and its impacts on terrestrial wildlife

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We are a group of researchers, educators, students, and science communicators exploring the influences of Pacific salmon on terrestrial ecosystems.

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Check out our monthly blog posts for project updates, eagle tracking, science trivia, news, and more!

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Learn more about the students, professors, and researchers in the Ecology Alaska research group.

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Multiplexing

Say you’re an ecologist, and you want to know how many individuals of a given...

Eagle Tracker Update

We’re well into summer now and things are heating up. A very dry winter and a...

Phase Two

Long time no see, eh? I’ve been busy since the last update, leaving Alaska...

Eagle Tracker Updated!

It’s been a strange winter here in Alaska, with unseasonably warm weather and very...

New photos

Greetings, everyone. It’s been a while– winter is slow and with no fieldwork...

Happy Holidays!

As is typical, now that winter has set in blog posts will be few and far between for a...

Ghost Tracks

One of the best things about the GPS tracking devices we use on our bald eagles is the...

Eagle Tracker Update

    Just in time for the 20th Annual Alaska Bald Eagle Festival, Eagle Tracker...

Bears like big butts

In seasonal environments, animals have to contend with varying climates throughout the...

People too

One question I’m frequently asked working here in Haines is, “What about...

Eagles are thieves (Part 2)

    I’ve mentioned before that eagles are dirty rotten thieves. Here is...

Trail Camera Photos: Bears are the best

I love bears. Have I mentioned that I love bears? I suppose it makes sense–...

Extreme Geocaching

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Trail Camera Photos

It’s been several weeks since the last batch of trail camera photos, and...

Bears doing things bears do

When there is a bear around, there isn’t much we can do work-wise. If we’re...

Sex Change

When we capture a bald eagle, we have a checklist of things we make sure to do before we...

Eagle Tracker Update

    Eagle Tracker has been updated! Check out the eagles’ movement...

Stranger in a strange land

    WHAT IS THIS HOARY MARMOT...

Lions and Tigers and…. actually, just Bears. Lots and lots of bears.

Along with motion-detecting trail cameras, this summer and fall, my primary research...

Sixty-three degrees North

I spend nearly all of my time in Alaska near the coast. Living in Alaska’s...

Trail Camera Photos (Part II of II)

Last week I posted pictures from some of the 30 motion-detecting trail cameras I have set...

Trail Camera Photos (Part I of II)

New trail camera photos! Last week we went out and checked the trail cameras I set in...