WRA’s SMHM Expert Katie Smith in “The Edge of Extinction”

WRA’s Katie Smith is featured in a new series highlighting endangered species in the Berkeley area. The second of a five-part Edge Of Extinction video series focuses on salt marsh harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys raviventris), endemic to the San Francisco Bay Area salt marsh habitat. Katie is regarded as one of the leading authorities on the … Continue Reading »

WRA Welcomes Salt Marsh Harvest Mouse Expert Katie Smith

Katie Smith, a leading expert in the salt marsh harvest mouse (SMHM), joins WRA, Inc. as a wildlife biologist. “We are thrilled to have Katie join our team and share her expertise in endangered species ecology, especially her expertise with the salt marsh harvest mouse and its critical habitat, to assist our clients with projects … Continue Reading »

Endangered Species Habitat Expanded in Marin

The Creekside Marsh near Hal Brown Park is home to the endangered salt marsh harvest mouse, California Ridgway’s rail, and many other tidal marsh species.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers filled this marsh and many other tidal wetlands in the watershed with dredge spoils in the late 1960’s when the earthen channel for the … Continue Reading »