A survey of class-based efforts to collect ecological data

A survey of class-based efforts to collect ecological data

The Olden Research Lab is spearheading a research survey to evaluate existing and future potential for ecological data collection as part of class-based activities at institutions of higher education. We are seeking information from instructors – meaning...
Implications of increasing droughts for native desert fishes

Implications of increasing droughts for native desert fishes

Widespread dam construction, flow diversions and water abstraction for growing human populations in the Colorado River Basin have significantly altered environmental conditions in the region, creating situations that threaten native species persistence and promote the...
Assisted migration: Good idea or misguided hope?

Assisted migration: Good idea or misguided hope?

The conifer tree Torreya taxifolia once grew in abundance in ravines along the Apalachicola River on the Florida panhandle (Godfrey 1988). After decades of decline, the species is now considered critically endangered according to the IUCN (Schwartz et al. 1995). In a...