"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 weekly blog posts for project updates, eagle tracking, science trivia, news, and more!

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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...

Eagle Update

Curious about the GPS-tagged bald eagles we’ve been tracking? Here are some...

Devil’s Club

Working in North America, it’s often easy to forget that there are large swaths of...

Earthquake and salmon bake

Greetings! The blog went mostly silent over spring– I had my qualifying examination...

Bears

Not much going on here right now, so the blog suffers. I’m planning on returning to...

Lean Times

Those of you who have explored the recently updated Eagle Tracker pages may have noticed...

Eagle Tracker Update

After a month without updates, we’re back in action, and Eagle Tracker has received...

(Almost) all grown up!

Those of you that keep an eye on Eagle Tracker will likely have noticed that 2Z, an...

Eagles are thieves

What do you think of when you see an eagle? Beauty? Grace? Power? Do you stand in awe...

Eagle Tracker Update

Eagle Tracker has been updated! The file size of the Google Earth file showing all...