"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

About

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

Blog

Keep up with our research by reading monthly blog posts detailing project updates, eagle whereabouts, science trivia, news, and more!

Eagle Tracker

Check in on where our GPS-tagged bald eagles have been traveling!

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Golden drool

In 2014 we set out to determine whether bear saliva, collected by swabbing the...

New Paper Out!

We’ve recently published a paper detailing some of the results from our fieldwork...

Research Talk!

For any Santa Cruz or Bay area residents out there, Rachel will be giving her...

Eagle Update

Happy Spring! Here’s an update on what our GPS-tagged eagles have been up to since...

Eagle Tracker Update

Happy holidays! Here is the fall/winter eagle update. For more detailed information on...

Wild Moose Chase

Recently I had the opportunity to assist the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADFG)...

Please bear with us…

Hi all, Some of you may have noticed that the site has been down for the past couple...

New paper out!

Happy autumn! We recently published a paper covering some of our findings from the first...

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...