News & Press

December 8th, 2019|

Nick’s new book on the rarest butterflies and the future of butterfly conservation available now.

December 8th, 2019|

Tyson Wepprich published the best evidence supporting the insect apocalypse. He found that butterflies are declining in abundance by 2% per year in Ohio. He also found this is consistent with other studies worldwide.

December 8th, 2019|

The effects of corridors on plant diversity have increased for nearly two decades! Our Science paper was led by Ellen Damschen. Another justification for long-term experiments.

December 8th, 2019|

I feel fortunate to have worked with Becky Chaplin-Kramer! We identified the locations in the world where nature does and could contribute to people’s needs for high-quality water, pollination, and coastal protection. (article in Science)

March 5th, 2019|

Working in the Corridor Project, Trevor Caughlin shows that restoration success best predicted by landscape identify. doi:10.1002/eap.1850

February 19th, 2019|

Are surrogate species even useful in conservation, asks Erica Henry in her new paper
[journal website]

January 30th, 2019|

Our review of how to bring quantitative approaches to conservation of at-risk butterflies. Led by Cheryl Schultz [view e-print]

January 25th, 2019|

Postdoc Erica Henry, talking to the Guardian about her work on endangered butterflies threatened by climate change: “You could be paralyzed. But I’ve picked off my little piece, the problem I can help solve.”

November 25th, 2018|

Landscape corridors subsidize predator diets. Christine Hawn uses heavy isotopes of nitrogen to track how corridors funnel prey to green lynx spiders. [PDF reprint]

August 20th, 2018|

Heather’s new paper shows how water availability reduces St. Francis’ Satyr population size. Decline may be linked to rapid increase in water withdrawal

July 30th, 2018|

Postdoc Erica Henry receives new grant from the National Park Service. Will fund research on restoration and conservation of endangered butterflies in Everglades National Park

July 22nd, 2018|

Postdoc Erica Henry featured in a bioGraphic story on South Florida’s endangered butterflies

March 27th, 2018|

Postdoc Erica Henry receives an NSF grant to study the effects of Hurricane Irma’s eyewall crashing into the remaining habitat of two endangered butterflies.

February 14th, 2018|

Congratulations to Dr. @ericahenry on her successful PhD defense and excellent talk “Disturbance and conservation of at-risk butterflies.”

July 26th, 2017|

Nick has accepted a new KBS faculty position as Senior Terrestrial Ecologist and is moving his lab to Michigan State! Read the announcement.

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