Author Archives: emilyfarrer

Panelist at the Indigenous Spaces, French Expectations Symposium at Tulane

I was a panelist at the Symposium: Indigenous Spaces, French Expectations: Exploring Exchanges Between Native and non-Native Peoples in Louisiana. While much recent attention has been paid to the 300-year anniversary of the founding of New Orleans, this symposium examined the … Continue reading

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Girls in STEM at Tulane (Spring 2018)

My lab led a workshop this weekend for 5th and 6th grade girls from New Orleans, as part of the Girls in STEM at Tulane (GiST) event. Our workshop was titled “What’s the buzz?!” and taught girls about flowers and pollination. … Continue reading

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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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