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August 7, 2017
posted by Anne

WETPOL 2017 – a big gathering of the most eminent wetland scientists – is coming to Big Sky, Montana, and FII is proud to be a gold sponsor! We invite participants to stroll over to our classic lodge for…

August 3, 2017
posted by Anne

Why is Fish Fry Lake so Productive?

Let’s clear up a misconception here.  Some folks believe that eutrophic or hyper-eutrophic lakes are productive.  This is not so.  They have excess nutrients, but the nutrients invariably short circuit.  They have nowhere…

August 4, 2016
posted by Anne

Let us show you rather than tell you! Here are three videos showing the abundance of sponge growing in Fish Fry Lake. The sponge absorbs nutrients, and is in turn grazed on by fish. The levels…

May 16, 2016
posted by Anne

If you work with nutrient impaired water, this is for you.  But I want you to know starting out that your water may offer other challenges.  So there could very well be some room for personal creativity too.  But…

March 7, 2016
posted by Anne

You won’t find the Shepherd Research Center on a map. That’s because it’s really three places. It is the headquarters of Floating Island International. It…