Introducing April Sharp, our Dragonfly Pond Works Scholar!
April is an Applied Ecology minor, studying environmental sciences and entomology. She is researching the composition and distribution of aquatic macroinvertebrates.
PhD Defense Seminar: Jennifer Archambault
Join us via Zoom for Jennifer's PhD defense seminar, "Pollutant-related Ecosystem Services of Freshwater Mussels and Public Views on Nature's Contributions to Water Quality."
How To Count Fish In A Creek
Have you ever wondered how scientists estimate the population of fish in rivers and creeks? This is how we do it!
The Rocky Egg Mass Picture Show
Insect egg masses indicate stream health and are egg-stream-ly beautiful.
Missing Shredders Can’t Cut It in Urban Streams
Decomposition is a team sport that requires nearly every player in an ecosystem, biotic (living) and abiotic (non-living), to work together. Prof. Alonso Ramirez's latest work measures decomposition rates in urban and rural streams.
Dr. Wilson Laney Awarded Conservationist of the Year
Applied Ecology adjunct faculty member, Dr. Wilson Laney, has been recognized as the Conservationist of the Year by the Governor's Conservation Achievement Awards. The prestigious award is the highest natural resource honor given in the state.
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..."