striped Cusk-eel yearling, stained in Rose Bengal
  • Posted March 29, 2022

Featured Fish: Striped Cusk-eel

This month’s featured fish, the Striped Cusk-eel, is a strange and fascinating fish in the family Ophidiidae—the Cusk-eels, which (despite the name) are not eels! Learn more...

  • Posted February 14, 2022

Traveling to Belgium for the Love of Science

Did you know that Normandeau also works internationally? A team of Normandeau scientists just got back from a fish passage project in Belgium. Learn more...

Pseudiron Craw-Walker Mayfly - Normandeau Associates environmental consulting services firm
  • Posted January 18, 2022

Bug of the Month—Pseudiron

The last article about specialization used the example of a caddisfly called Fattigia pele, a species associated with sandy-bottomed streams. Here, we continue this discussion with a second sand-bottom insect—a mayfly within the genus Pseudiron. Learn more...

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  • Posted December 06, 2021

Featured Fish: Sand Lance

This month’s Featured Fish is one of our favorite forage fish—the Sand Lance! Forage fish are small pelagic fish that play a crucial role in marine ecosystems, and in the Gulf of Maine, the Sand Lance is one of the most important forage fish. Learn more...

  • Posted November 16, 2021

Lepidopterological Expedition to Southeastern Ecuador—What We Did on Our Summer Vacation

Senior Principal Ornithologist and Group Manager Julia Robinson Willmott details the latest trip with her family to continue a long-term research project on the butterflies of Ecuador. Learn more...

  • Posted October 26, 2021

Unique Habitats of the Eastern Small-Footed Bat

The eastern small-footed bat (Myotis leibii) is unique among the bats of New England and the mid-Atlantic as it is the only species that uses talus slopes, cliffs, and rock fields to roost during the spring and summer seasons. Learn more...

late hatchling gopher tortoise - top environmental consulting services firm normandeau associates
  • Posted September 14, 2021

Digging with Gopher Tortoises

Normandeau’s Gainesville, Florida, staff members have a long history of studying and working with gopher tortoises (Gopherus polyphemus). Found in upland habitats throughout Florida and in portions of South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana, the gopher tortoise is the only native terrestrial tortoise east of the Mississippi river. Learn more...

woonasquatucket River along the CMRP source area - environmental consulting services firm
  • Posted July 27, 2021

Centredale Manor Restoration Project

For the last two years, Normandeau scientists have been part of a team conducting pre-design investigations at the Centredale Manor Restoration Superfund Project site in North Providence and Johnston, Rhode Island. Learn more...

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  • Posted June 30, 2021

Featured Fish: Hogchoker

Hogchokers are a common right-facing flatfish found in Atlantic coastal waters and estuaries with a preference for brackish water. A member of the American sole family, Achiridae, they hatch with symmetrical, standard fish bodies, but early in development their left eye migrates over to the right side of their head and from then on they lie down on their left. Learn more...

  • Posted June 03, 2021

EBC Honors Former Longtime Normandeau President, CEO, and Board Chair Pam Hall with Lifetime Achievement Award

Normandeau Associates, Inc., is happy to announce that the Environmental Business Council of New England plans to award Pam Hall of Normandeau Associates with a Lifetime Achievement Award at its 28th Annual EBEE Virtual Awards Ceremony on Thursday, June 10th. Learn more...