Author Archives: emilyfarrer
I led a workshop this past weekend for 4th and 5th grade girls from New Orleans to get them interested in STEM. This was part of a day-long event called GiST (Girls in STEM at Tulane). Our workshop, “What’s your Master Plan”, allowed … Continue reading
The British Ecological Society (BES) came out with a Journal of Ecology Virtual Issue “Novel Ecosystems in the Anthropocene” in honor of the theme of the 2016 Ecological Society of America meeting. One of my papers on global change in the alpine … Continue reading
I was a SEEDS mentor again this year at the annual ESA meeting in Fort Lauderdale. It was a special year because SEEDS (Strategies for Ecology Education, Diversity and Sustainability) is celebrating its 20th anniversary. Below is a photo from the … Continue reading
Once again I was a SEEDS mentor at ESA for the Centennial Celebration in Baltimore. SEEDS (Strategies for Ecology Education, Diversity and Sustainability) is a program that aims to increase diversity in the ecology profession and promote underrepresented students to participate and … Continue reading
I was invited to give a talk at The Renaissance International School in Oakland, CA. I talked with middle schoolers about how global change and land use change are causing woody encroachment in the alpine.
I was a SEEDS mentor at ESA this year. SEEDS (Strategies for Ecology Education, Diversity and Sustainability) is a program which aims to increase diversity in the ecology profession and promote underrepresented students to participate and pursue careers in ecology. A photo of … Continue reading
Luke Tillmann, an undergrad whom I have been mentoring, presented a poster titled Topographically Controlled Vegetation Dynamics in the Colorado Rocky Mountains at Cal Day, April 2014. This independent research is the topic of his senior thesis, and he is currently working on … Continue reading