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Domain Forest Resilience Paper Published

Our paper, "Differential resistance to tree species loss between two dominant communities in a resilient southeastern landscape" was just published in the Natural Areas Journal (vol 32, issue 2). Lab alumni, Leighton Reid (C'06) and Callie Oldfield (C'15) were co-authors. Quote from our paper was featured on the cover of the journal. The concept of resiliency is commonly used by both land managers and ecologists when referring to the ability of landscapes to retain biodiversity over time. Since landscapes are often composed of multiple, juxtaposed communities, it is possible that resiliency may vary considerably within a given landscape. Our paper examined this question using long-t

Great Visit with Brett Scheffers!

Lab alumnus, Dr. Brett Scheffers C'05 stopped by the Herbarium this week and got to meet our Herbarium Fellows, Lillian and Angus. Brett is an assistant professor in the Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation at the University of Florida. His lab focusses on global climate change ecology and conservation. Scheffers lab paper on global climate change impacts was one of the most featured papers in the media for 2016.

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Plant Ecology & Conservation Lab

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University of the South

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