Check out my most recent Santa Cruz Naturalist episode about all things steelhead trout!
This weekend I presented my work from a new project in which we explored the impacts of urbanization on the assemblage of vertebrate scavengers and scavenging rates on sandy beaches!
One of my students, Ann Gobei-Bacaylan, presented a poster exploring temporal dynamics of carrion scavenging using the same dataset!
Lately, the ocean in Santa Cruz has been lit up at night with bioluminescence. In this episode, we learn more about the phenomenon from my outstanding co-host Nikka Malakooti!
Check out my latest for the Santa Cruz Naturalist! In this episode, I discuss the an ongoing drama surrounding a surfboard-stealing sea otter in Santa Cruz.
My coyote research in Point Reyes was recently featured by the Point Reyes National Seashore Association! Check it out: link
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