New Research Published on Wetland Rapid Assessment Method

WRA Senior Biologist Kari Dupler is lead author of a research paper recently published called “Rapid Assessment of Wetland Condition Reflects Amphibian Community Composition”.  Kentucky has lost over 80% of its wetlands, and because state-wide monitoring was historically minimal, this number is likely underestimated. The Kentucky Wetland Rapid Assessment Method (KY-WRAM) was developed by the Kentucky … Continue Reading »

New research: a case study with lead and waterfowl on the Texas coast

Brian Kearns, a biologist with WRA, Inc., is first author of a recently published study resulting from his doctoral work focused on the magnitude and distribution of lead contamination on the Texas coast, and how it impacts endemic avian wildlife. The study,  “Distribution of contaminants in the environment and wildlife habitat use: a case study … Continue Reading »

Measure AA Passes for a Clean and Healthy Bay

For the past 35 years, WRA (formerly Wetland Research Associates) has been at the forefront of wetland restoration and research in the San Francisco Bay area. Before our company even began, our co-founder, Michael Josselyn, then Director of San Francisco State University’s Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies, was a pioneer of modern scientific research … Continue Reading »