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Last updated March 2, 2015

Bullard Spotlight: Hannah Buckley and Bradley Case on Forest Spatial Patterns

HF ForestGEO plot

Our Charles Bullard Fellowship Program draws scholars from around the globe. This year, Hannah Buckley and Bradley Case from New Zealand's Lincoln University are at the Forest working toward a better understanding of the links between forest spatial patterns and processes. Read more > about Bullard Spotlight: Hannah Buckley and Bradley Case on Forest Spatial Patterns

2015 Harvard Forest Ecology Symposium

The 26th annual Harvard Forest Ecology Symposium will be held Tuesday, March 17th from 9:00 a.m. Read more > about 2015 Harvard Forest Ecology Symposium

250 Years in a Hemlock Forest

Bob Marshall hemlock rings - Harvard Forest

A detailed case study in the journal Rhodora, authored by 4 Harvard Forest colleagues and a Summer Research Program alumnus, explores 250 years of land-use history in the Simes Tract of Petersham, where scientists began the long-term Read more > about 250 Years in a Hemlock Forest

Highlights from the 2015 Harvard Forest Winter Break Week

Harvard Forest Winter Break 2015

This January, ten Harvard students spent a week exploring the Harvard Forest landscape, immersed in the study of real-world ecological and conservation questions. Our 5th annual Winter Break Week featured hands-on workshops and field tri Read more > about Highlights from the 2015 Harvard Forest Winter Break Week

Fisher Museum Hosts 'Witness Tree' Book Event

Witness Tree by Lynda Mapes

On February 11, journalist and author Lynda Mapes, a Charles Bullard Fellow this year, led a discussion of Witness Tree, her book project exploring the twined human and natural histories of a single, 100 year-old red oak. Read more > about Fisher Museum Hosts 'Witness Tree' Book Event

Science Policy Exchange Collaborators Voice Public Comment

SPE health study

On December 1, researchers from the Harvard Forest were among a group of seventeen scientists to submit a public comment to the EPA's proposed Clean Power Plan. The effort was coordinated by the Harvard Forest-based Science Policy Exchange. Read more > about Science Policy Exchange Collaborators Voice Public Comment