News and Events
Posted Mon, 03 Oct 2016 10:30:00 -0700The Idaho Water Resources Research Institute will celebrate the grand opening of its new Lake Social Ecological Systems Laboratory, or LaSES, from 3-5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, at the University of Idaho Coeur d’Alene Harbor Center, 1031 N. Academic Way.
Faculty and student researchers at the LaSES lab will study North Idaho lakes’ interacting natural systems and how they affect — and are affected by — the human communities around them. The lab will work closely with local and regional groups, including the Coeur d’Alene Tribe and the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality. Read more
Posted Wed, 26 Oct 2016 14:13:00 -0700On the surface, the Idaho giant salamander and the coastal giant salamander look almost identical. But their genes prove they’re actually distinct species — a phenomenon biologists call “cryptic species.”