On Wednesday, October 18, we are very pleased to host a visiting seminar with Kate Troll, “Ten Points of Hope for Progress on Climate Change,” from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Forest Club Room! Kate is a long-time Alaskan … Continue reading →
This October, we are very pleased that local photographer John Tylczak will be hosting his fourth photography exhibition in the Forest Club Room! John grew up in Shelton, Wash., where four generations of his family have lived since 1885 (his … Continue reading →
Postdoctoral Researcher positions in the study of the ecology and evolution of plant-microbiome interactions are available in the lab of Jim Bever at the University of Kansas. Individual projects focus on (1) the role of AM fungal community dynamics on plant species turnover and coexistence, (2) the role of pathogens in patterns of plant diversity and its b […]
Assistant Professor, Environmental Science/Ecological Restoration About Westfield State University: In 1839, Horace Mann founded Westfield State University as the first public higher education institution without barrier to race, gender or economic class. Westfield State fosters intellectual curiosity, encourages critical thinking, inspires civic engagement, […]
1) Cedrus atlantica ‘Aurea’ Native to the Atlas Mountains of Morocco and Algeria, C. atlantica ‘Aurea’ is a slow-growing, conical tree with golden yellow foliage. As the tree matures, its needles turn to a greener color. Atlas cedars can grow to 120 feet in height, but this cultivar tops out at about half that. A member of the Pinaceae (Pine family), this […]
Myesa Legendre-Fixx spent the summer as an intern for the Rare Plant Care and Conservation Program (Rare Care). She completed her Bachelor of Science in Biology and Oceanography at UW June 2017. Working as a Rare Care intern has been a thrilling summer! Over the summer, Ceci and I monitored 17 different plant populations, did 10 seed collections, worked with […]
The University of Central Missouri Student Chapter of The Wildlife Society organized the 14th Annual Bio Blitz at Pertle Springs, which took place Saturday, September 30. The event attracted 150 people and introduced attendees to several wildlife species, including a deer mouse, opossum and raccoon. Learn more about the event in the Daily Star Journal.
You may have seen them around your job, your house or the nearby lake. Canada geese (Branta canadensis) have established resident populations in urban areas across the country. That includes Chicago, where researchers recently wanted to find out why these geese would choose to settle in the city. In a study published in The Condor: Ornithological Application […]