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June 2004

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Tuesday, June 1, 2004

Major Step toward Land Protection - Wilson lot update

On May 6th a major step toward the protection and ultimate acquisition of the Wilson lot was taken when Mount Grace Land Riley's FieldConservation Trust (MGLCT) purchased the lot from the Wilsons (detailed description of land protection effort).

Tuesday, June 1, 2004

Summer Students Descend on Forest

30 summer students have arrived as part of the Harvard Forest summer research program in ecology. Students come from all over the Summer REU IntermsUnited States to participate in on-going research projects including atmospheric pollution, global warming, hurricanes, treefalls, and insect outbreaks. Researchers come from many disciplines and institutions.

Tuesday, June 1, 2004

New Harvard Forest Publication: Bayesian Interference in Ecology

Ellison, A.M. 2004. Bayesian inference in ecology. Ecology Letters 7: 509-520. 

Tuesday, June 1, 2004

New Laboratory Equipment Awarded to Harvard Forest

Harvard Forest was recently awarded $59,640.00 from a National Science Foundation grant to purchase new nutrient analysis Lab equipmentequipment for community, ecosystem, hydrological, and physiological research.