iCCB Executive Meeting

iCCB (Integrative Climate Change Biology) is an incredibly successful program, funded primarily by the IUBS (International Union of Biological Sciences), to develop trait-based approaches that can make deep-time perspectives from paleontology applicable for understanding organisms’ responses to climate change.  During its last round of funding, the IUBS tasked the iCCB with making inroads with...

National Forum on Landscape Conservation

Last week (Nov. 7-8), Jenny participated in the National Forum on Landscape Conservation. This was a discussion amongst government, nonprofit and academic leaders in landscape ecology & conservation about how the field should progress. Jenny worked with other participants to draft short- and long-term goals for progressive integration of landscape perspectives into planning. The...

The Wildlife Society

Jenny presented research on climate connectivity at the Wildlife Society conference in Albuquerque, NM. Her presentation was part of a symposium entitled “Conserving Nature’s Stages and Helping Wildlife Move Between Them” organized by Mark Anderson (The Nature Conservancy) & Paul Beier (Northern Arizona University)....

BEE Inspired REU

This summer Jenny  teamed up with Dr. Bistra Dilkina  to co-mentored an REU student through the BEE Inspired Program. Heather Strathearn, from Purdue University, conducted research related to species dispersal rates. She explored when and where species dispersal rates limit species’ abilities to track to new suitable habitats as a result of climate change. In 2016,...

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