News and Events

Nov 12, 2020

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.

Apr 17, 2020

Seeking Wild Sourdough

Watch above for the first Fermentology mini-seminar where Lauren Nichols and Dr. Erin McKenney introduced Wild Sourdough.

Apr 16, 2020

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.

Oct 17, 2019

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."

Oct 10, 2019

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.

Oct 7, 2019

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.  

Aug 20, 2019

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.

May 29, 2019

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..."