Congratulations to Amanda Sorensen for receiving the American Geophysical Union's (AGU) Outstanding Student Paper Award at the AGU conference in December. Only the top 3-5% of presentations are awarded. There were about 24,000 attendees at this years AGU conference in San Francisco!
See here for more information: https://membership.agu.org/ospawinner/amanda-sorensen/
Congrats to Cara Faillace, Nick Lorusso, and Siobain Duffy for their recent publication in Ecology Letters titled: Overlooking the smallest matter: viruses impact biological invasions
Check it out here: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ele.12742/full
Congrats to two EcoGSA members Cara Faillace and Joni Baumgarten on their recent co-authored publication in Annals in Botany titled Nutrient foraging strategies are associated with productivity and population growth in forest shrubs
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Bethanne Bruninga-Socolar and Sean Griffin's paper on bee community response to tallgrass praire restoration is out in Restoration Ecology (early view)! PDF available on Bethanne's website: https://bbruningasocolar.wordpress.com/publications/
Check out a recent publication co authored by EcoGSA member Michael Acquafredda!
Title: Effects of Embryonic Exposure to Salinity Stress or Hypoxia on Post-metamorphic Growth and Survival of the Polychaete Capitella teleta
Check out a recent publication from EcoGSA members Dan Clark and Amanda Sorensen.
Title: Characterization of Factors Influencing Environmental Literacy in Suburban Park Users
View it here: http://www.cwejournal.org/vol11no1/characterization-of-factors-influencing-environmental-literacy-in-suburban-park-users/
EcoGSA member Bethanne Bruninga-Socolar recently published a paper on bee foraging behavior and floral diversity.
Title: The Role of Floral Density in Determining Bee Foraging Behavior: A Natural Experiment
Check it out here: http://www.bioone.org/doi/abs/10.3375/043.036.0406
Congratulations to EcoGSA member Cara Faillace on her recent publication in Nature Ecology & Evolution!
Title: Evolution alters the consequences of invasions in experimental communities
Check it out here: http://www.nature.com/articles/s41559-016-0013
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On May 14th, we hosted our 10th annual Run for the Woods and raised over $1,000! This 5k race was enjoyed by 44 runners and walkers this year who received all received native plants donated by the Pinelands Nursery.
For full article see: sebsnjaesnews.rutgers.edu/2016/05/the-10th-annual-run-for-the-woods/
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