Introducing the Department of Applied Ecology’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee
As of June 2020, The Department of Applied Ecology formally created a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee including faculty, students, and staff.
Seeking Wild Sourdough
Watch above for the first Fermentology mini-seminar where Lauren Nichols and Dr. Erin McKenney introduced Wild Sourdough.
Jaime Collazo Recognized With American Ornithological Society Award
Every year, the American Ornithological Society honors members for their research and volunteer work. The 2020 Ralph W. Schreiber Conservation Award, honoring extraordinary conservation-related scientific contributions by an individual or small team, will be presented to Prof. Jaime Collazo.
Applied Ecology in Microbial Art Exhibition
The immersive exhibit, Host, is described as “a gut reaction to the loss of biodiversity within domestic, indoor ecosystems."
New Grant To Address Health Care Inequality For Farmworkers
Applied Ecology and collaborators have secured a three-year, $427,551 health disparities grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine to improve technology and resources available to farmworkers.
Bombs For Butterflies – An Interview With Dr. Nick Haddad
I sat with Dr. Nick Haddad ahead of his evening with us on October 15th to chat about bombs, indictments, and burning wetlands… you know, butterfly basics.
Revised and Expanded Pond Management Guide Published
The guide has comprehensive information and resources on managing ponds for recreational fishing, as well as a variety of related issues.
Prof. Alonso Ramirez elected President of the Society of Freshwater Science
Professor Alonso Ramirez was elected President of the Society of Freshwater Research at their annual meeting at Salt Lake City. "My love of streams started in my home country, Costa Rica, where I was fascinated with dragonflies as a child. As an undergraduate student at the Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica, I had the opportunity to study dragonfly nymphs..."