Recent News

Sept ’14: Julian blogs about research aiming to predict lake vulnerability to plant invasion.


July ’14: Julian is a Visiting Professor at the Université Paul Sabatier, France – working with colleagues and eating cheese.


June ’14: We are starting another year of invasive crayfish removal on Pine Lake! Thanks to all the volunteers.


May ’14: The FEC Lab takes the Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting by storm. Some folks actually stuck around for Julian’s plenary talk on the last day!


Apr ’14: The FEC Lab takes part in Paws-On-Science at Pacific Science Center with 450 scientists and 3000+ visitors.


Mar ’14: Meryl gave a talk on amphibian adaptations to life in the American Southwest and use of genetics to understand conservation threats at UW’s Wildlife Seminar. More info here


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Our research spans ecology, conservation, and management of freshwater systems. Within this we focus on five themes of freshwater science:
– Linking food webs & nutrient fluxes to landscape change in freshwater systems
– Ecology and management of invasive species
Conservation biogeography
– Ecology and conservation planning in arid regions
Environmental flows and the ecological impacts of hydrologic alteration by human activities

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