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ESA 2017

Postdoc Christina Birnbaum presented a poster at ESA last week – the first results from our lab’s coastal wetland work in SE Louisiana!

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SEEDS mentor at ESA 2017

I was a SEEDS mentor again this year at the annual ESA meeting in Portland. My mentee was Kathryn Bloodworth, and she gave a great presentation about her undergrad research at Kellogg Biological Station on the effect of biofuels (switchgrass … Continue reading

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Bald cypress restoration at Jean Lafitte National Park

Two undergrads in the lab, Henry Adams and Elizabeth Holland, did an independent project this semester in collaboration with Barataria Preserve at Jean Lafitte National Park. They analyzed historical planting and monitoring data to assess where on the landscape bald … Continue reading

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Girls in STEM at Tulane

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

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Interview with BES and Journal of Ecology Virtual Issue

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

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SEEDS mentor at ESA 2016

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

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SEEDS mentor at ESA 2015

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

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