Monthly Archives: March 2015

Clean Water Act 316(b): What you need to know

The Environmental Protection Agency issued the final rule under Section 316(b) of the Clean Water Act in May 2014. It outlined the regulations and standards for the design and operation of cooling water intake structures. The final rule has been long-anticipated among environmental consultants, activists and other invested parties, as it could help protect the … Continue reading Clean Water Act 316(b): What you need to know

EcoAnalysts Gives Technical Presentation on Stream Restoration to Stakeholder Group

EcoAnalysts Gives Technical Presentation on Stream Restoration to Stakeholder Group.

On March 26, 2015 EcoAnalysts’ CEO Gary Lester presented the results of a stream biomonitoring project to the Clearwater Basin Advisory Group (www.deq.idaho.gov/regional-offices-issues/lewiston/clearwater-basin-advisory-group.aspx). The project, entitled “Benthic Invertebrate Response to Restoration Activities in Paradise Creek, Moscow, Idaho From 1994-2014,” evaluated the biological effects of a stream restoration project and wastewater treatment plant upgrades within the … Continue reading EcoAnalysts Gives Technical Presentation on Stream Restoration to Stakeholder Group.

What can zooplankton teach us about ecosystem health?

In the Delaware Bay, the estuary where the Delaware River meets the Atlantic Ocean, zooplankton are giving scientists new ways to think about species diversity and how it relates to climate change. Zooplankton's short reproductive cycles and adaptability provide a microcosm for observing the effects of climate change, as well as useful indicators of ecosystem health. … Continue reading What can zooplankton teach us about ecosystem health?

Zooplankton taxonomy services

What can zooplankton teach us about ecosystem health?

In the Delaware Bay, the estuary where the Delaware River meets the Atlantic Ocean, zooplankton are giving scientists new ways to think about species diversity and how it relates to climate change. Zooplankton’s short reproductive cycles and adaptability provide a microcosm for observing the effects of climate change, as well as useful indicators of ecosystem health. … Continue reading What can zooplankton teach us about ecosystem health?