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December 2015

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Friday, December 11, 2015

Applications Open: Summer Research Program for Undergraduates

UPDATE: Applications closed Feb 5, 2016.

Friday, December 11, 2015

Seeing the Landscape in Landscape Art

A new paper by ecologist and Harvard Forest collaborator Ed Faison (of Highstead) explores how the ecology and land-use changes of the 19th-century American landscape are revealed in paintings from that period.

Friday, December 11, 2015

New Cameras Give Glimpse of Harvard Farm

Two research webcams (north, south) now aid the study of seasonal change on the Harvard Farm, Harvard Forest's newest research site and a valuable haven for biodiversity in a region dominated by maturing forests.

Friday, December 11, 2015

The Great Flight North

black-throated green warbler by Brooks Mathewson

Migratory songbirds, commonly seen in Harvard Forest woodlands in spring and summer, spend their winters thousands of miles south in Central and South America searching for food.