Life in Water Blog

EcoAnalysts Travels to Poland

EcoAnalysts’ marine taxonomist Dr. David Drumm was invited to a workshop in Poland on the diversity of deep-sea tanaidacean crustaceans (May 16-22, 2017), led by Polish researcher Magdalena Błażewicz. Material from the IceAGE cruises (Iceland) was examined and several species new to science were discovered. David is collaborating with a Polish researcher on the description … Continue reading EcoAnalysts Travels to Poland

Heidi Dunn Co-teaches Conservation Biology of Freshwater Mussels at USFWS National Conservation Training Center

Heidi Dunn and Dr. Chris Barnhart completed the 6th Conservation Biology of Freshwater Mussels class at the USFWS, National Conservation Training Center last week. In attendance were biologists from USFWS ecological services offices in Texas, Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York, Illinois, North Carolina, California, Georgia, fish hatcheries in Texas, Montana, and West Virginia, and fish health … Continue reading Heidi Dunn Co-teaches Conservation Biology of Freshwater Mussels at USFWS National Conservation Training Center

Mussel Relocation Effort Receives Project Award

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:    August 4, 2017                                             CONTACTS: IA DOT: Mary Kay Solberg MaryKay.Solberg@iowadot.us(515) 239-1741 IL DOT:  Rebecca Marruffo (815) 284-5351 Rebecca.Marruffo@illinois.gov                                                                … Continue reading Mussel Relocation Effort Receives Project Award

EcoAnalysts’ David Ford Publishes Article

Mr. David Ford in our O’Fallon, Missouri office is co-author on a brand new published paper on unionids entitled “High-Resolution Ecological Niche Modelling of Threatened Freshwater Mussels in East Texas, USA”. The paper focuses on using US Geological Survey data to produce predicative models of mussel habitat, and on the accuracy of these models, especially … Continue reading EcoAnalysts’ David Ford Publishes Article

EcoAnalysts Travels to Poland

EcoAnalysts’ marine taxonomist Dr. David Drumm was invited to a workshop in Poland on the diversity of deep-sea tanaidacean crustaceans (May 16-22, 2017), led by Polish researcher Magdalena Błażewicz. Material from the IceAGE cruises (Iceland) was examined and several species new to science were discovered. David is collaborating with a Polish researcher on the description … Continue reading EcoAnalysts Travels to Poland

PRESS RELEASE: Port Gamble Lab

PDF of Press Release Aquatic Ecotoxicology Laboratory & Environmental Consulting Group Joins EcoAnalysts We are pleased to announce that effective January 1, 2017 an aquatic ecotoxicology laboratory and staff in Port Gamble, Washington has joined EcoAnalysts, Inc. (Moscow, Idaho). The scientists were formerly part of Ramboll Environ (Arlington, Virginia). This partnership augments EcoAnalysts’ capabilities, and … Continue reading PRESS RELEASE: Port Gamble Lab

Ecological Specialists, Inc. (ESI, O’Fallon, MO) and EcoAnalysts, Inc. (Moscow, ID) are merging

We are pleased to announce that Ecological Specialists, Inc. (ESI, O’Fallon, MO) and EcoAnalysts, Inc. (Moscow, ID) are merging. ESI has been owned and operated by Heidi Dunn since 1990, and has focused largely on freshwater mussel surveys and ecology, environmental impact assessment, endangered species consultation, fisheries surveys, and training for clients. ESI’s project locations … Continue reading Ecological Specialists, Inc. (ESI, O’Fallon, MO) and EcoAnalysts, Inc. (Moscow, ID) are merging

EcoAnalysts Exhibits at 2016 Alaska Marine Sciences Symposium

Our CEO, Gary Lester, is in Anchorage this week attending the 2016 AMSS (http://amss.nprb.org/). In 2015 the conference hosted 841 registrants, 189 universities and agencies, 26 different U.S. states, 9 Alaska Native tribal regions, 5 Canadian Provinces/Territories, and 3 countries. EcoAnalysts has processed  over 100 marine benthic infauna samples in the Bering Sea and Chuckchi Sea recently … Continue reading EcoAnalysts Exhibits at 2016 Alaska Marine Sciences Symposium