Published November 15, 2016

In the Wind River Water

Taylor Ganz tests the wilderness’ water, to see if human activity down-slope and upwind has reached a protected area.

Field Notes: Stories from the lab and field
Published November 2, 2016

Trees for Kissena

Danica Doroski studied urban forest ecology in New York City—and it included people as much as trees.

Field Notes: Stories from the lab and field
Published October 11, 2016

Catching Light

To study water, Elizabeth Creech needed to win over landowners in the northeast

Studying light on streams in the northeast came with unexpected human challenges.
Field Notes: Stories from the lab and field
Published September 15, 2016

Where There’s Smoke

Lucia Woo’s analyses of climate change and wildfire in Alaska deliver a smoking gun to the state’s land managers.

Field Notes: Stories from the lab and field
Published April 14, 2016

Searching for Densifolia

Scientists search for a rare species but find new questions about extinction.

YIBS Field Notes: Adam Roddy
Published April 7, 2016

Alternate Realities and Elephant Parties

Exploring the complex relationships between savanna tree growth and rainfall starts with a walk in the park.    

Field Notes: Stories from the lab and field
Published March 8, 2016

The Heat is On for Oak Adaptation

New research shows how cork oaks are striving to keep cool as their surroundings warm up

YIBS Field Notes: Kyra Prats
Published March 7, 2016

Zooming in on Zooplankton

How do populations become resilient and adaptable in Connecticut’s coastal lakes? Evolutionary biologists explore. 

YIBS Field Notes: Larry L. Bowman
Published February 9, 2016

Ponds, Pipes and Parasites

Suburban ponds reveal a plethora of parasites, raising questions about amphibian health

YIBS Field Notes: Meredith VanAcker
Published February 2, 2016

As the Numbers Flow In

A water quality modeling project shows how much we can do with a deluge of data.

YIBS Field Notes - Katherine Weber
Published January 20, 2016

Agriculture at the Margins

How agrobiodiversity conservation and climate adaption go hand in hand

YIBS Field Notes - Agnes Walton
Published January 20, 2016

Evolving Flight

New methods of fossil analysis shed light on ancient adaptations

YIBS Field Notes - Daniel J. Field
Published January 20, 2016

The More we Know

A study of oak tree growth highlights the lack of data coming from communities on the frontline of climate change. 

YIBS Field Notes - Alexandra Todorovic-Jones
Published January 20, 2016

Back to Basics

Genome sequencing on a minute scale sheds light on how viruses adapt and change their target hosts.          

YIBS Field Notes - Valerie Morley