The closer we look, the more we learn eelgrass rubs shoulders with some pretty beneficial neighbors. One neighbor in particular could be the aquaculture superhero of our time: bacteria. Beginning this spring, Dr. Wyllie-Echeverria and his team will look closely at a species of bacteria that lives on eelgrass blades and kills the harmful algal […]
Attendees of the 2014 Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference just got a glimpse of three unlikely bedfellows: the hobbies of PhD student Nobuharu Inaba, E.S. Morse Institute Junior Fellow from Hokkaido University. Inaba, alongside his passion for playing the ukelele and the game of tennis, has dove into researching algicidal and growth inhibiting bacteria associated with […]
Check out FHL’s Tide Bites Newsletter #6 to read about the work Sandy has been doing with with Dr. Gary Greene to map benthic habitats of the San Juan Island National Historic Park.
If you’ve walked through the Fernald building on the Friday Harbor Labs campus, you may have noticed a rather nondescript award hanging in the entry hall. This fall, Katie Harrington, who’d arrived at the labs in hot pursuit of the interdisciplinary course Reading and Writing the Marine Environment, took to demystifying the award. In collaboration […]
Our web designer Nancy Bartlett, posted news today of a seagrass photo contest that’s part of this year’s Seagrass Conference. Check out her blog post for information on how to enter the competition. Most seagrass scientists have a few images of seagrass lying around. One of yours could win and be published in a 2011 […]